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Elvenking's Halls

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Revision as of 19:08, 14 January 2011

Thranduil's halls
Cave system/city
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General Information
LocationNorth Mirkwood
TypeCave system/city
DescriptionCave system with west entrance, connected to the Forest River
RegionsGreenwood the Great/Mirkwood/Eryn Lasgalen
People and History
InhabitantsSilvan elves
EventsQuest of Erebor

Thranduil's halls is the name given to the cave system in northern Mirkwood, which the Elves of Mirkwood lived during most of the Third Age and Fourth Age. They may have been built by Thranduil, possibly when darkness entered the wood; or it may be that they were built in Oropher's time or even before. It is reminiscent of Menegroth, the capital of Doriath where both Oropher and Thranduil originally lived.