In Norse Mythology
, Asgard (Norw.
"Åsgård") is the land of the gods, where the Aesir
The name comes from "As
" meaning god (singular of Aesir
) and "gard" meaning farm or home.
Asgard is located at the centre of the world. Like everything else, Asgard is built from Ymir's dead body.
Places in Asgard:
Valhall - The hall of the dead
Gladsheim - Odin's hall
Lidskjalv - Odin's seat
Urdarbrunnr - The norns' well by a root of Yggdrasil
Vingolf - Frigg's hall
Valaskjálf - Vali's house. Built around Lidskjalv.
Bifrost - The Rainbow Bridge leading out of Asgard into Midgard, or in some accounts leading to Urd's Well.
See also Norse Mythology, The Halls of the Norse Gods