Behind the Scenes Edit. The valley of Imladris (within which the town of Rivendell is situated) was based upon the landscape of Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. Tolkien was said to have journeyed to this region; his original painting of Rivendell is significantly similar to the Lauterbrunnen itself. Rivendell is a direct translation or calque into English of the Sindarin name Imladris, both meaning "deep valley of the cleft". The name Rivendell is formed by two English elements: "riven" (split, cloven) and "dell" (valley), making the whole word purport "deeply cloven valley". Imladris was also rendered "Karningul " in. 28 Mar  Location. Soni Alcorn-Hender - Valley of Rivendell. Rivendell was located at the edge of a narrow gorge of the Bruinen River, but well hidden in the moorlands and foothills of the Misty Mountains.
10 Jul “My favourite part of Rivendell might be the description of the valley of Imladris itself, as we worked a lot to make it worth reading even for the most erudite of the Tolkien scholars out there. There's a lot of playable material in that description, something that will enable players and Loremasters to spend. Rivendell the house of Elrond. Texture pack Tex D2 Texture Pack Download map now! The Minecraft Project, The Valley of Imladris - Rivendell, was posted by Divici. 8 May Such was the virtue of the land of Rivendell that soon all fear and anxiety was lifted from their minds. I present Rivendell of The Third Age.
1 Feb Rivendell Valley is an area within the Trollshaws in the north-eastern region. This area is in itself one of the largest Elven settlements in Middle-earth, and certainly one of the most renowned. 3, years ago, Elrond Halfelven founded the elven refuge within the Trollshaws, commonly known as Rivendell. 11 Jul The Magical Lauterbrunnen Valley. It is well know that Tolkien visited Switzerland on occasion and it's likely that his inspiration for the secret valley of Imladris was in part influenced by the Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzarland. “The Elves perceived that the Ring of Sapphire was with Elrond, in the fair valley.