It is said that Alamut is a city that has wealth and beauty like no other city can level, it can be found in the heart of the desert in the Persian borderlands.
Alamut contains the Eastern Palace, the High Tower (where the tabernacle holding the Dagger of Time is found) and the Princess' Chambers (in which Tamina sleeps). Even though the city has no weapon forges, Persia's Nobleman Nizam lied about it just to get the dagger and destroying the city.
Places of Interest in the CityEdit
The Eastern Palace- This is where Tamina and his High priests, Advisers and handmaids live. It has a bridge connected to the high temple tower for easy navigation.The High Tower- Also known as the High Temple, on top of it lies the Tabernacle holding the Dagger of Time it is the place were Tamina does the spiritual activities of their religion and it is also where she meets and discusses topics with her cabinet.
The Eastern Gate- The only other gate besides the main gate, it is only opened for the evacuation of the citizens if ever there are catastrophes but it was opened by Dastan during the invasion of the city.
The Palace Courtyard- The Eastern Palace has the largest courtyard in all the Persian borderlands, it contains the luxurious gate entrance, numerous courtyard fountains(which in one fountain, Dastan and Tamina jumps to during their escape), and the stalls in which the royalties and guests horses are tied up.
The Market Square- It holds one of the most biggest suppliers of fruits, vegetables and lots of exotic goods from other places which are imported to the city.
The Secret Tunnels- The tunnels are located on the eastern edge of the city, it was made by the elder guardians to have secret access to the Hourglass. It has a sand floor trap in which there is only one safe path, if anything touches the surface, the floor will collapse.
- The location of the city for the filming is a city of Morocco.
- Since the producers (including Jordan Mechner, the creator) wanted to give more Persian touch to the film, they constructed a whole street of Persian architecture which were shot on the film (the one were a sandstorm is covering the buildings of the city).
- Even though the film tells that the city is another kingdom, it still holds Persian architecture on its buildings.