This is my top 5 Strongholds of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and the Hobbit list. The choices on this list are based on their defensibility, looks, and fame. This is my opinion only and you may have your own, but nonetheless ,enjoy.
- Moria – Starting this list is the Dwarven Mines of Moria. Moria was built in a mountain and has few entrances and exits which makes it defensible. Although it is pretty easy to defend, it fell to a balrog, but only because the balrog was discovered within the mountain itself. After Moria fell, it became goblin infested. At one point in time the dwarves tried to retake Moria but fell short. Moria, although amazing on the inside, lacks outside looks.
- Erebor – The next stronghold on this list is another Dwarven one, Erebor. Erebor is built into the lonely mountain and is where the prized Dwarven…
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