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Way of Running Waters

Map of Gondolin showing the Way in the south part

The Way of Running Waters was a street in Gondolin, according to the early version of the legendarium in The Book of the Lost Tales. It connected the Road of Pomps to the walls on the south. Along it were the Fountains of the South.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "III. The Fall of Gondolin", p. 186