This is apparently a map made for the Middle Earth role playing games by ICE, and it's just gorgeous. Not only is the detail in this beyond belief (just look at the legend!), it's also been planned for maximum visual impact. You could examine it forever.
Artist Joseph Alvernaz created this 10-foot-tall by 12-foot-wide replica of Gondor's capital city without adhesives, using only sand, water, and a single brace to reinforce the top tower. (Birds kept hitting it.) He says this was his first major sand sculpture, but it's impressive enough that we can almost believe…
The cake knife that was broken shall return to Minas Tirith. The Cake Geek of Valrico, Florida, made this amazing wedding cake replica of the fortified city from Lord of the Rings. It's almost a pity that it fell to the siege of hungry wedding guests.
Concept designer Rizo created this breathtaking image a couple of years ago, showing the human city of Minas Tirith in Lord of the Rings. It perfectly captures the fortified grandeur of a city that survived an attack from Mordor.