Calmindon was a massive lighthouse built upon Tol Uinen in the Bay of Rómenna.


Calmindon was built by the future King Aldarion who was then head of the Guild of Venturers in order to warn ships entering the bay.[1] It was destroyed along with Tol Uinen when Númenor was destroyed.[2][3]


Calmindon was Elvish for 'Shining-tower' or 'Light-tower'.[4]

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ጫልሚንዶን
Arabic چالميندون
Belarusian Цалміндон
Bengali চ্অল্মিন্দন্
Bulgarian Цалминдон
Georgian კალმინდონი
Greek Καλμινδον
Gujarati ચલ્મિન્દોન્
Hindi चल्मिन्दोन् ?
Kazakh Цалміндон
Kurdish چالمیندۆن
Kyrgyz Цалминдон
Macedonian Цалминдон
Mongolian Цалминдон
Pashto چالمیندون
Persian چالمیندون ?
Russian Цалминдон
Sanskrit चल्मिन्दोन्
Serbian Цалминдон (Cyrillic) Calmindon (Latinised)
Sinhala චල්මිඳොන්
Tajik Чалминдон
Tamil சல்மிந்தொந்
Tibetan ཅལྨིནྡོན​
Tigrinya ጫልሚንዶን
Ukrainian Цалміндон
Urdu چالمیندون ?
Yiddish קאַלמינדאָן


  1. Unfinished Tales, Part Two: The Second Age, II: "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"
  2. The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age
  3. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Third Age, "Introduction"
  4. Unfinished Tales, Index

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