- +4 City Defense.
- +2 Gold.
- Culture and Gold costs of acquiring new tiles reduced by 25% in this city.
The Lion's Gate is the Hittite unique building, replacing Walls. The Lion's Gate increases a city's Defense Strength, making the city more difficult to capture. In addition, the Lion's Gate increases the city's cultural border growth by 25% and provides +2 Gold.
Found in Hattusa, the capital city of the Hittite Empire, the Lion's Gate was a large arching entryway thought to have been constructed sometime around the 14th century BC. Each side of the gate features the likeness of a large stone lion, a creature of symbolic importance to the Hittite society that was commonly found on many of their structures and monuments.