A Link to the Past Locations

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Light World Areas

Link's House (A Link to the Past).png Link's HouseWhere it all begins. Just a single house where Link lives with his uncle, located South to Hyrule Castle. Inside the treasure chest you can find the Lamp. It is also one of the three locations avalaible to start the game if the last save was in the Light World.
Lttp castle full.gif Hyrule CastleHome of Royal Family of Hyrule, now turned into Agahnim's center of power. Here Link attempts to rescue Princess Zelda, who has been locked in the castle's dungeon. The Boomerang is also found here.
Secret-Passage-Room.png Secret PassageAs its own name says, it is a secret passage which entrance is hidden behind an Ornamental Shelf at the Throne Room in Hyrule Castle. It connects the castle with the Sanctuary.
Lttp the sanctuary.jpg SanctuaryLocated by the slope of Death Mountain, Zelda is hidden here by the Loyal Sage of the Sanctuary here during the first half of the adventure. It also functions as a starting point if the last save was in the Light World.
Fortune Teller's Hut.png Fortune Teller's HutHere resides the Fortune Teller, who will give Link a piece of advice every time he visits her in exchange of a small fee. There are two huts in the Light World and a third in the Dark World.
Kakariko Village (A Link to the Past).png Kakariko VillageThe major (and only!) urban area in the game. Here Link can get several objects such as two Bottles, the Bug Catching Net various Pieces of Heart; as well as the Duck by playing the Flute in front of the Weathercock. His first visit here is in search of Sahasrahla.
Swordsmiths' Shop.png Swordsmiths' ShopLocated to the east of Kakariko Village, it is the home of the Dwarven Swordsmiths who are capable of upgrading the Master Sword.
Sahasrahla's-hideout.png Sahasrahla's HideoutLocated close to the Eastern Palace, here Sahasrahla hides from Agahnim and meets Link. After getting the Pendant of Courage from the Eastern Palace, Link will be gifted the Pegasus Boots.
Eastern-Palace.png Eastern PalaceThe first dungeon in the Light World, where the Bow can be found. By defeating the Armos Knights Link will obtain with the Pendant of Courage.
House-of-Books-3.png House of BooksLocated South to Kakariko Village, here Link can get the Book of Mudora, which is used to translate Hylian to modern language and grant access to the Desert Palace as well as getting the Bombos and Ether medallions.
Desert-of-Mystery.png Desert of MysteryLocated in the Southwest corner of the Light World, it hides the Desert Palace as well as a cave where Link meets Aginah, who will give him the clue needed to open the dungeon.
Lttp desertpalace.gif Desert PalaceThe second dungeon in the Light World, located in the Desert of Mystery, where the Power Glove can be found. By defeating the 3 (Lanmolas Link will obtain the Pendant of Power.
Mountain Cave.png Mountain CaveThe Mountain Cave is on Death Mountain, and it is where the Lost Old Man resides after Link has rescued him from the caverns below. If spoken to, he will restore all of Link's hearts and magic. Subsequently, the Mountain Cave can be used as a starting point when loading a saved game, if the game was saved while Link was in the Light World.
Death Mountain 2 (A Link to the Past).jpg Death MountainA tall mountain looming over Hyrule found north of the castle. Falling boulders make the landscape treacherous and at the top of the mountain is the Tower of Hera in the Light World and Ganon's Tower in the Dark World.
Spectacle Rock (A Link to the Past).png Spectacle RockSpectacle Rock is found at the top of Death Mountain, and acts as a key to getting to the Tower of Hera.
Tower of Hera Entrance.png Tower of HeraThe third dungeon in the Light World, located on top of the Death Mountain, where the Moon Pearl can be found. By defeating Moldorm, Link will obtain the Pendant of Wisdom.
Lttp lostwoods sprite.gif Lost WoodsA mysterious forest just North of Kakariko Village. It is full of thieves, distrustful animals, counterfeit swords, and traps. Most importantly, it holds the legendary Master Sword.
Castletower.png Hyrule Castle TowerThe last dungeon in the Light World, located in Hyrule Castle. No special item can be found here, although upon defeating Agahnim, you'll be granted access to the Dark World.
Great-Swamp.png Great Swamp (Light World)A swampy area just south of Link's House, where the Swamp Ruins can be found.
Swampruinslight.png Swamp RuinsRuins located in the southern area of the Great Swamp, which hide a lever which lowers the water level, granting Link access to a Piece of Heart.
Haunted Grove.png Haunted GroveA small grove located in the Light World, where the Flute Boy plays his instrument for several animals that approach him. After obtaining the Shovel, Link can use it to dig up the Flute here.
Lake Hylia.png Lake HyliaLake Hylia is in southeast Hyrule, and in the very center of the lake is a small island, namely the Pond of Happiness. Lake Hylia connects to Zora's River.
Pond-of-Happiness-5.png Pond of HappinessA small island in the center of Lake Hylia which hides a pond; in which lives Venus, the Queen of Faeries, who will give Link the ability to carry up to 70 arrows and 50 bombs as a reward for tossing Rupees into the pond.
Magic-Shop-Outside.png Magic ShopA hut located nearby to Zora's Waterfall in which Link can buy Green, Red and Blue Potions, as well as obtaining the Magic Powder by giving Syrup a Mushroom.
Waterfall-of-Wishing.png Waterfall of WishingA secret cave masked by a waterfall, which hides one of the two Mysterious Ponds in the game.
Zoras-Waterfall.png Zora's WaterfallLocated in the Northeast corner of the Light World, here Link will be able to buy the Flippers from King Zora for a modest 500 rupees.

Dark World Areas

Pyramid (A Link to the Past).png Pyramid of PowerThis is the first place Link sets his feet after defeating Agahnim. It's a massive Pyramid; a reflection of Hyrule Castle in the Dark World, in which is located the second Mysterious Pond in the game. Inside is where Link can fight Ganon once he has defeated Agahnim In Ganon's Tower.
Palace of Darkness.png Palace of DarknessThe first dungeon in the Dark World, which location is a reflection of the Eastern Palace. Here the Magic Hammer can be found, and by defeating the Helmasaur King Link will obtain the first of seven Maiden's Crystals.
Great Swamp DW.png Great Swamp (Dark World)A swampy area South of the Bomb Shop. The Swamp Palace can be found here.
Swamp Palace.gif Swamp PalaceThe second dungeon in the Dark World. Here the Hookshot can be found, and by defeating Arrghus Link will obtain the second of the Maiden's Crystals.
Skeleton Forest.png Skeleton ForestThis is the Dark World's reflection of the Lost Woods in the Light World. The Skull Woods dungeon is located here.
Skull Woods entrance.png Skull WoodsThe third dungeon in the Dark World. Here the Fire Rod can be found, and by defeating Mothula Link will obtain the third of the Maiden's Crystals.
Thieves' town.png Village of OutcastsThis location is the Dark World's reflection of Kakariko Village. The entrance for Gargoyle's Domain is located here in the same spot where the Weathercock is in the Light World.
Lttp map gargoyle.gif Gargoyle's DomainThe fourth dungeon in the Dark World. Here the Titan's Mitt can be found, and by defeating Blind Link will obtain the fourth of the Maiden's Crystals.
Lake-Of-Ill-Omen-ALttP.png Lake of Ill OmenA small lake located in the Northeast corner of the Dark World. Here Link can get the Quake Medallion by tossing an object into the circle of stones, making a catfish appear and giving him the Medallion.
Ice Lake.png Ice LakeA frozen lake located in the southeast corner of the Dark World, a reflection of Lake Hylia. The Ice Palace is found here.
Ice-Palace.png Ice PalaceThe fifth dungeon in the Dark World. Here the Blue Mail can be found, and by defeating Kholdstare Link will obtain the fifth of the Maiden's Crystals.
Swamp of Evil.png Swamp of EvilA dingy area in the southwest corner of the Dark World, which is a reflection of the Desert of Mystery. It hides the Misery Mire.
Lttp swamp dark entrance.gif Misery MireThe sixth dungeon in the Dark World. Here the Cane of Somaria can be found, and by defeating Vitreous Link will obtain the sixth of the Maiden's Crystals.
Turtle Rock (A Link to the Past).png Turtle RockThis is the seventh dungeon in the Dark World, which is located in the Eastern part of the Death Mountain. Here the Mirror Shield can be found, and by defeating Trinexx Link will obtain the seventh (and last) of the Maiden's Crystals.
Ganon's Tower.png Ganon's TowerThis is the last dungeon in the Dark World. Here the Red Mail can be found, and the boss is a rematch against Agahnim, but with an added twist! Once he has been defeated, access to the battle against Ganon will be granted.