World tree

The Pillar of the Nine Worlds

The city of Schleswig (Northern Germany) is home to a new heathen landmark. With its erection in August last year the “Pillar of the Nine World” is the latest extension to the mythological trail which leads through the Lollfuß quarter in the southwestern part of the city. The sculpture of four and a half meter was carved with a chainsaw from a massive oak trunk by Armin Lohmann. As a depiction of the world tree Yggdrasil it shows several references to the nine worlds, featuring for instance the wise Mímir and the three Norns.