Alan Lee - Osgiliath. The old capital city of Gondor. The city straddled the Anduin River at a point approximately half way between the cities of Minas Anor to the southwest and Minas Ithil to the northeast. In the Great Hall of the city the thrones of the sons of Elendil were set side by side. In its days of glory, the city featured quays, a great stone bridge supporting houses and towers of stone, and the Dome of Stars, which housed the Osgiliath-stone, the greatest of the seven.