The Tower of Ghenjei is a shining metal tower two hundred feet tall and as big around as a house. There is no apparent entrance. It lies near the Arinelle River ten days north of Whitebridge.

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch24 - From the Spray, Rand spots a shining spot in the distance. Bayle Domon describes it and tells Rand it is commonly used as a landmark for navigation.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch28 - In the wolf dream, Perrin leads Perrin to a metal tower. Birgitte appears and tells Perrin it is the Tower of Ghenjei and that it is a doorway to the lands of the Aelfinn and Eelfinn.
  3. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch10 - Mat finally reads Thom's letter from Moiraine and realizes they must go to the Tower of Ghenjei to rescue her.
    2. KoD,Ch10 - Birgitte told Olver how to open a door in the Tower of Ghenjei. With a bronze knife draw the beginning symbols of Snakes and Foxes.
    3. KoD,Ch10 - Jain Farstrider thought the Tower of Ghenjei was somewhere on the Shadow Coast.
  4. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch20 - Mat intends to go to Caemlyn to rejoin the rest of the Band and to learn what he can about the Tower of Ghenjei.
    2. TGS,Ch36 - Mat wants time to learn about the Tower of Ghenjei, so he does not mind having to spend thirty days in Caemlyn per his agreement with Verin.
  5. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch8 - Mat and Thom have confirmation on the location of the Tower of Ghenjei.
    2. ToM,Ch9 - Mat plans to leave for the Tower of Ghenjei as soon as his oath to Verin is up.
    3. ToM,Ch22 - Mat quizzes Birgitte about the Tower of Ghenjei. In another life she was lost in the Tower for two months and died trying to save Gaidal Cain.
    4. ToM,Ch47 - Mat tells Perrin he is going to the Tower of Ghenjei. Perrin already knows about it.
    5. ToM,Ch52 - Mat, Thom and Noal leave for the Tower of Ghenjei tomorrow.
    6. ToM,Ch53 - Thom remembers a story of Elmiara and the Shadoweyes. She spent a hundred days wandering a maze seeking the healing spring of Sund to save her lover.
    7. ToM,Ch53 - Mat opens a gateway to the Arinelle River near the Tower Using a bronze knife, Mat, Thom and Noal enter the Tower.
    8. ToM,Ch54 - They make their way to the Chamber of Bonds. Mat sacrifices his eye in exchange for Moiraine.
    9. ToM,Ch55 - Mat stays behind to fight as Mat and Thom run with Moiraine. When they are trapped, Mat figures out that his Ashandarei will cut a new doorway and they escape.
    10. ToM,Ch57 - Mat, Thom and Moiraine find themselves outside the Tower of Ghenjei.

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