The Realms of Norse Mythology

The Norse World

Alfheim
The land of the light elves in Asgard
Algron
Island where Odin (Harbard) stayed for five years
Asgard
Land of the Aesir
Bilskirnir
Thor's hall in Asgard
Birfrost
The flaming rainbow bridge between Asgard and Midgard
Breidablik
Balder's hall in Asgard
Elivagar
The eleven rivers that flow from the spring of Hvergelmir in Niflheim.
Eljudnir
Hel's hall in Nifleheim
Fensalir
Frigg's hall in Asgard
Folkvang
Site of Freyja's hall in Asgard
Franang's Falls
Waterfall in Midgard where Loki, diguised as a salmon, was caught by the gods.
Gimli
Hall of the gods after Ragnarok
Ginnungagap
The void between Muspell and Nifleheim before the creation.
Gladsheim
Sanctuary of the gods on the plain of Ida.
Glitnir
Silver and gold hall of Forseti, son of Balder, in Asgard.
Gnipahellir
Cave in front of Niflheim where the hound Garm is chained up.
Hel
The realm of the dead in Niflheim, ruled over by the monster Hel.
Himinbjorg
Heimdall's hall in Asgard
Hlesey
Island near the undersea hall of Aegir and Ran.
Hlidskjalf
Odin's high thrown in Valaskjalf.
Hnitbjorg
Stronghold of the giant Suttung.
Hvergelmir
Spring in Niflheim under the root of Yggdrasill.
Idavoll
The central plain of Asgard. Contains the halls of Gladsheim and Vingolf.
Iving
River dividing Asgard from Jotunheim
Jotunheim
Land of the giants
Lyfjaberg
Mountain beside Menglad's hall in Jotunheim.
Lyngvi
Island on lake Armsvartnir where Fenrir is bound.
Lyr
Menglad's hall in Jotunheim
Midgard
The realm of mankind.
Mimir's Well
Well of wisdom under the root of Yggdrasill in Asgard which is guarded by the head of Mimir.
Muspell
Southern land of fire guarded by the giant Surt.
Nastrond
Site of the hall of evil-does in Hel. The dragon Nidhogg knaws at corpses here.
Niflheim
Land of freezing mist and darkness and home of Hel.
Okolnir
Land of warmth created after Ragnarok. Site of the hall of Brimnir.
Sessrumnir
Freyja's hall in Asgard.
Sindri
Red gold roofed hall which will appear after Ragnarok.
Sokkvabekk
Saga's hall in Asgard
Svartalfheim
Realm of the dark elves.
Thrudheim
Thor's realm in Asgard and site of his hall Bilskirnir.
Thrymheim
Stronghold of the giant Thiazi which was passed on to his daughter Skadi.
Utgard
Realm in Jotunheim ruled by Utgard-Loki.
Valaskjalf
Odin's hall in Asgard.
Valhalla
Hall presided over by Odin where the Einherjar await Ragnarok.
Vanaheim
Land of the Vanir in Asgard.
Vigrid
Plain in Asgard where the final battle will occur.
Vingolf
Hall of the goddesses in Asgard.
Ydalir
Ull's hall in Asgard.
Yggdrasill
The world tree (Hodmimir's wood)