Tower of the King
The Tower of the King or the Tower of Turgon, was a high and powerful tower in Gondolin. In its fountain-filled gardens stood images of the Two Trees of Valinor, made by Turgon himself, called Glingal and Belthil.
 Other versions of the legendarium
There are more details told in the early version of the legendarium of The Book of Lost Tales. It is said that it was the loftiest of all towers in Gondolin. When Tuor and Voronwë came to Gondolin, they were received by the King in the stairs, with Meglin at his right hand and Idril at his left. There Tuor gave Ulmo's warning to the King with prophetical words.:160-161
During the siege of the city, Turgon watched the most of the battle from his tower, sending troops where needed.:180 Once the King ordered the survivors to leave the city, he climbed to the topmost pinnacle of the white tower and cried: "Great is the victory of the Noldoli!". While the exiles leave, the house of the King gathered arround the base of the king's tower to fight till the end. Later, Idril and Tuor saw from Gar Ainion how the tower was beset. Then some dragons crused the base and the tower fell with a terrible clangour, and thus died King Turgon.:185-187
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Noldor in Beleriand"
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "III. The Fall of Gondolin"