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Minas Tirith - Capital of Gondor

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EpicQuestz
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Redshotss cinematic of our map







Please feel free to download the map for yourself. Credit must be given for reusing this map in any videos or servers.







(Please link them to us so we can give them our support and please ask for permission before using the map.)









Minas Tirith, 500 wide by 300 high + terrain.


This project has taken nearly a year to fully finish, and was made by only two people.







This build is made out of seven different layers, the top layer containing the White Tree of Gondor and the Citadel of Minas Tirith, the second, third, fourth and fifth layer have a gate, gates get smaller the higher the level gets (just like the level itself).
The city only has one main gate, the Great Gate of Minas Tirith, being the largest gate of all Middle-Earth.
There are also around ten catapults on towers in the map, providing more defense for the city.

The back of Minas Tirith rests on the Ered Nimrais (White Mountains)



Hundreds of unique buildings with interior including:



- Sewers
- Dungeon
- Mansion
- Guild hall
- Palace
- Town hall
- Tavern
- Seven layers
- Five smaller gates
- Great Gate
- Ten plus catapults
- White Tree of Gondor
- Custom landscape all around the build









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You can also visit a server, in which this map is fully availible in siege-CTM style

We play and record on this server quite often, so if you come on you might meet us and be in one of our videos!













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Additional Notes







When using this map, full credit MUST be given by linking to the EpicQuestz YouTube channel and the Minas Tirith Download page here!

http://www.youtube.com/EpicQuestz/

http://www.planetminecraft.com/project/the-largest-minas-tirith/
Progress: 100% Complete
Tags:Lotr, Lord, Middle, Earth, MiddleEarth, The, Rings, Large, Art, Minas, Minas Tirith, Tirith, Amazing, Epicquestz, Biggest, White, City, Kings, 3D Art, Catapult, Trebuchet, Ram, Quartz, Citadel, Hobbit

Update #24 : 11/18/2013 3:16:54 pm11/18/13

New screenshots of the updated version are up, improvements include: Increased outer wall diameter, superior house designs and street layout, better terrain. It isn't finished and we don't know if it will ever be.

Update #23 : 10/19/2013 6:14:22 am10/19/13

High description update with quite some new information

Update #22 : 08/08/2013 4:31:07 pm8/08/13

- Old images removed/improved
- New shader images added

Description update : 07/13/2013 11:48:44 am7/13/13

- Text has been changed and cleaned up
- Old ugly links replaced with image-links
- Useless text removed
- More information and a better banner + link to server added

New website download page : 05/24/2013 2:16:53 pm5/24/13

- New download page hosted using our brand new website, this page contains videos, screenshots and information and is hosted by enjin.
(Click the 'world download' to get linked.)

New download! : 05/14/2013 10:01:03 am5/14/13

New download:
- Biomes are now correctly set
- Pelennor Fields now actually is a field instead of giant hills.
- Pelennor fields has been resized a lot!
- Increased mountain size behind Minas Tirith a bit
- Small improvement at the Minas Tirith Great Gate
- Small terrain improvements
- No more void fog on the bottom level and the fields!

Update #18 : 05/05/2013 5:56:26 am5/05/13

Fixed render size

Update #17 : 04/30/2013 11:53:42 am4/30/13

- Small improvements

Update #16 : 04/29/2013 1:49:09 pm4/29/13

- New renders

Update #15 : 04/23/2013 12:29:14 pm4/23/13

New Download with Quartz Blocks - http://adf.ly/NauJK

Old download http://adf.ly/7htvo

Update #13 : 02/26/2013 6:40:42 am2/26/13

Updated Project description

Epic Stuff: Minas Tirith by Vareide : 02/26/2013 5:36:34 am2/26/13

Amazing thanks to Vareide for recording an episode of Epic Stuff about our Minas Tirith!
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Update #12 : 02/03/2013 5:09:03 am2/03/13

New rendered image by Cornbass

Update #11 : 01/15/2013 11:39:20 am1/15/13

Added 4 new screen shot of Minas tirith on the server lotr.empirewar.org

Update #10 : 11/28/2012 5:30:35 pm11/28/12

Working on improvements to the city, new screenshot added

Update #9 : 07/12/2012 6:04:34 pm7/12/12

For the first time I am able to capture the entire build in one shot.
2 new images including a new cover.
Enjoy the EPIC new pictures. :)

Update #8 : 04/22/2012 11:50:28 am4/22/12

New, better terrain
new screenshots
new video

and of course a new download

Update #7 : 03/11/2012 7:08:36 am3/11/12

A problem with the file save has now been fixed.
The correct map should now be downloaded.

Update #6 : 03/10/2012 5:44:09 pm3/10/12

2.1.3 update.

- New download
- New picture.

Update #5 : 02/01/2012 3:37:15 am2/01/12

Now with download.

Update #4 : 01/24/2012 3:17:30 pm1/24/12

Just about everything is done now, a 4 video series has been released, first video in description. Save will be released soon. Not completely sure what I will be doing with my time next, I doubt I will be doing anything as big as Minas Tirith.

Post in comments any ideas of what next I could build.

Update #3 : 01/17/2012 5:05:41 am1/17/12

Was ready to release the save but suddnely realised i have a few more things to do so i took it down, so only 16 lucky people have it downloaded :P a few little details and it'll be ready

Update #2 : 01/15/2012 12:43:24 pm1/15/12

highest point has been increased to somewhere between 300-350 since i added the tower of ecthelion on the top. i can't be sure as of yet beacause i need to wait for the height mod i am using to be updated to 1.1

Update #1 : 01/14/2012 10:51:33 am1/14/12

increased width by adding two catapult towers to either side

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If this thing isnt compatible with 1.7.10 someones going to die.......
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • August 29, 2015, 2:33 am
Ofcourse, it's compatable with every update since 1.5
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I cant believe the size of this thing...
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nice
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  • Sphincter
  • Level 35
  • Artisan Dwarf
  • August 9, 2015, 11:02 pm
Half sice it and include the tower. PLEASE. All these Minas Tiriths without towers here... I mean. Every tiny little bad potato-like Minastirith version in Minecraft inceudes the tower. But not the "MASTER" Versions like yours or  Divicis. Minas Tirith without Tower is like ... ... Berlin without Tower. Or The gray havens without Harbour. The tower is very important for the story
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excelentt¡¡¡¡¡¡
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This is so good!
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  • Areo Games
  • Level 14
  • Journeyman Ranger
  • February 18, 2015, 2:10 pm
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • February 18, 2015, 3:15 pm
thank you very much for making me aware. I would have loved to see this, if they actually gave me credit... I am not Cornbass!! lol
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • February 18, 2015, 4:05 pm
If you can help me by writing a review to get the authors attention, I'd appreciate it :)
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  • Areo Games
  • Level 14
  • Journeyman Ranger
  • February 19, 2015, 9:37 am
Will do!
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Looks great :-)
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • February 18, 2015, 4:06 pm
thank you kindly :)
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  • polo8991
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • December 16, 2014, 5:23 am
i love this map o my good♥♥♥♥
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • December 16, 2014, 10:53 am
I'm glad :)
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  • damon_1125
  • Level 10
  • Journeyman Cake
  • November 20, 2014, 5:50 am
Fantastic build :D
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:D  OH MY GOD. That's all i can say! I cant find the words to describe i love it that much! GOOD WORK GUYS!
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  • koohikoo
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • September 1, 2014, 8:21 pm
what plugins do you use for lotr server?
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  • Matthew17MC
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • August 24, 2014, 4:03 am
Epic!!! DIAMOND!!!
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  • JadenGenesis
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Dragon
  • August 13, 2014, 12:50 pm
I DIAMONDED THE 800TH DIAMOND! :D
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • August 13, 2014, 2:15 pm
Yes you did! Right until I un-diamondedd and then re-diamond the project. However you're offically the first 800th diamond :D
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  • scottishknees
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Architect
  • July 28, 2014, 8:52 am
I don't think this has as many diamonds as it deserves 0_0
all... seven...levels.... AWESOME!
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • July 28, 2014, 3:16 pm
Thank you very much :)
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  • Lelzees1164
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Geek
  • July 11, 2014, 7:45 am
You need to put osgiliath with this.
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  • Lelzees1164
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Geek
  • July 11, 2014, 7:46 am
Also by catapults you mean trebuches.
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • July 14, 2014, 4:17 am
Osgiliath is being worked on.
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  • Lelzees1164
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Geek
  • July 14, 2014, 5:46 am
Cool!
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  • kenny12346
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Mountaineer
  • July 8, 2014, 11:31 pm
nice to see someone do this and actually finish it
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  • Keldar
  • Level 21
  • Expert Ranger
  • July 8, 2014, 7:50 am
are you using a  special programm or are you building all of it on the usual way.
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • July 8, 2014, 8:08 am
We used WorldPainter for the mountains and MCEdit for the circular walls.
The rest was all built by hand and using WorldEdit.
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  • EnergyCrysis
  • Level 30
  • Artisan Nether Knight
  • July 6, 2014, 4:44 am
ive seen this before... but it was made of iron, but apart from that, it was identical
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • July 6, 2014, 7:47 am
Our first release was made of iron
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Some guy put up your Minas Tirith today:
http://www.planetminecraft.com/project/old-city-2969182/
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • June 30, 2014, 8:00 am
Thanks! :) Taken care of
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Maybe add the rammas echor next update?
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  • Kingof100
  • Level 20
  • Expert Taco
  • June 19, 2014, 5:55 pm
After you do Moria and Erebor can you do the battle of the black gates or the siege of Barad-Dur
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  • Kingof100
  • Level 20
  • Expert Taco
  • June 19, 2014, 5:54 pm
I thought the black gate was the largest gate in middle earth?
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • June 23, 2014, 1:04 am
It's not a gate, it's a wall.
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can you make just a schematic for the biuld cuz i want this on my minecraft world
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What about the white tree of Gondor?
Why isnt it there?  Its actually really important!
More Info.
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • May 12, 2014, 1:31 pm
Uhmm.. It is..
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  • dwrf10
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Miner
  • April 21, 2014, 9:00 am
I am also a lord of the rings fanatic.  you should check out my helms deep survival map that I am working on
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  • levitheman
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Warrior
  • March 30, 2014, 2:55 pm
"The city only has one main gate, the Great Gate of Minas Tirith, being the largest gate of all Middle-Earth."

What about the Black Gates...........?
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  • SlR_Moretz
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Mage
  • February 5, 2014, 10:27 am
Should've been invisible in the cinematic,there was a shadow ;D
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All you have built so far is amazing man Good Job :D
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  • levitheman
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Warrior
  • January 27, 2014, 4:48 am
This + Ancient warfare mod
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Awesome!
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There was no grass by the white tree... sorry im piky
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • January 17, 2014, 11:30 pm
According to this image there was.
We based the map on both the movies and the books, to make sure everyone would recognize it.
In the books the outer wall was black, like the Black Gate, but in the movies and our version, it's white, because in our opinion Peter Jackson's version looked better.
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  • Kadowster
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 17, 2014, 11:20 am
Epic:D
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  • ThrewineD
  • Level 5
  • Apprentice Skinner
  • January 13, 2014, 12:21 pm
Ered Luin means Blue Mountains- I think you mean Ered Nimrais. WONDERFUL work though :D :D
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • June 23, 2014, 1:05 am
Solved, thanks for noting :P
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  • ThrewineD
  • Level 5
  • Apprentice Skinner
  • June 23, 2014, 12:37 pm
That's fine :D
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  • Nicolas7507
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 11, 2014, 4:00 am
how do you make those pictures with the wide view and the shaders?
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • January 11, 2014, 6:34 am
We use a render program called Chunky.
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  • Nicolas7507
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 12, 2014, 12:29 am
thx bro
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  • USMC2002
  • Level 1
  • New Warrior
  • January 9, 2014, 12:51 pm
Can you update it?
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • January 11, 2014, 6:34 am
We're not currently working on updating this project. We're trying to finish Moria and Erebor first.
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  • USMC2002
  • Level 1
  • New Warrior
  • January 14, 2014, 2:02 pm
Erebor?! Yes!
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  • lakerfuffle
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 7, 2014, 7:45 pm
For sjoerdtim: http://www.minecraftsurvivalgames.com/conversations/minas-tirith.36570/
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  • 1635321
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Ranger
  • December 20, 2013, 3:54 pm
Can I use this on my server, all credit will be given and your name will be added to the server website.
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • December 23, 2013, 1:01 am
As long as you link to our PlanetMinecraft account http://www.planetminecraft.com/member/epicquestz/, the PlanetMinecraft download page http://www.planetminecraft.com/project/the-largest-minas-tirith/ and our Minas Tirith youtube video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=_tDpK77hygs
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  • RolockAncet
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • December 8, 2013, 2:15 pm
you should work with this guy
http://www.planetminecraft.com/project/minas-tirith-11-scale-1818179/
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • December 23, 2013, 1:02 am
We're aware of Divici's amazing skills, however we still have our own team to work with.
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  • deovolentis
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 23, 2013, 1:32 am
Excellent job; this build is superb! Completely agree with a previous comment: "[size=12px][color=rgb(37,37,37)]Amazing work! Can't describe how perfect and incredible this map is!" [/color][/size]
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  • I_AM_#_5_NOW
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Miner
  • November 19, 2013, 7:20 am
I have a Tardis on this server.
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  • That old kid
  • Level 57
  • Grandmaster Artist
  • November 18, 2013, 6:53 pm
Awesome map you put a lot of effort into it thats sweet:)
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  • lukieboi21
  • Level 15
  • Journeyman Dragonborn
  • November 18, 2013, 11:49 am
mate as a lotr fan i take of my hat to you, this is amazing, something i havent seen. the bit at the back where they bury there kings? will you be building that
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  • NinamanOfficial
  • Level 57
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • November 18, 2013, 10:19 am
lol i was just looking at this a few mins ago and now its in my feed xD Great work man :D Diamond for you
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • November 18, 2013, 11:43 am
we're making updates to it
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  • NinamanOfficial
  • Level 57
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • November 18, 2013, 11:59 am
i saw the log. :3
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  • Tomahawk360
  • Level 2
  • Apprentice Miner
  • November 13, 2013, 9:05 am
I downloaded it and u just spawn under the ground this is major ripoff
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • November 13, 2013, 10:01 am
There's a good chance you spawn inside of Minas Tirith (A part of it is hollow).
Try teleporting yourself out or mine your way out.
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  • Waffeleisen
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • October 26, 2013, 3:38 am
What is wrong with your website!? Can't download it
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  • EpicQuestz
  • Level 74
  • Legendary Architect
  • October 26, 2013, 4:01 am
Solved, appoligies for any problems caused.
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