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The Gates of Morning were at the absolute east of Arda during the Second Age, and the place where Sun arose from.[1][2]

Its counterpart is the Door of Night in the far west of the world. This place was observed by the Númenóreans during their sea voyages into the east of Arda.[3]

See AlsoEdit


  1. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
  2. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Second Age, "Voyages of the Númenóreans"
  3. The Silmarillion, Akallabêth (The Downfall of Númenor)

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