Ásheimur Temple

Ásheimur Temple is located in Northern Iceland. It is the first, and so far only consecrated heathen temple in Iceland.
Ásheimur Temple

Ásheimur Temple is located in Northern Iceland. It is the first, and so far only consecrated heathen temple in Iceland.

Ásheimur Temple can be found on the land of Efri Ás in the Hjaltadalur valley It is an otherwise normal Icelandic farm with dairy cows and sheep. The farmer at Efri Ás, Árni Sverrisson is also a heathen priest. With the help of his wife, family and friends, Árni has built a proper heathen temple, called Ásheimur.

The construction of the temple began in 2010. By 2014 it had become a 80 square meter structure. The temple is made up of stone and turf walls, a wooden framework and a turf covered roof, capturing a bit of the atmosphere of a Viking age heathen temple.

Members of Ásatrúarfélagið, the Icelandic  Pagan Association, have frequent meetings in the temple. While these meetings are primarily attended by the local heathens, everyone interested in Ásatrú is of course welcome.

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Ásheimur Temple
Ásheimur Temple, Efra-Ás, Iceland
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