Valhalla

Valhalla or Walhalla both: vălhäl´ə, –hăl´ə [key], in Norse mythology, Odin's hall for slain heroes. This martial paradise was one of the most beautiful halls of Asgard . The dead warriors, brought to Valhalla by the Valkyries, fought during the day and feasted at night.

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