8 best Places to visit in Greenland

Best Places to visit in Greenland, this is all the top tourist attractions in Greenland. here you get some guides for a trip, If you will visit Greenland in winter it will the best time for vacations. so be ready for a visit to Greenland. Check out below some beautiful destinations.

1. Knud Rasmussen’s Museum

Located in Ilulissat, this museum, dedicated to the memory and contributions of Danish explorer Knud Rasmussen was also his birthplace and is one of the famous places to visit in Greenland. It was likewise where Rasmussen invested his energy away from the buzzing about of the city to inundate himself in his work and the peaceful comfort nature advertised. After gathering stones from many different places, Memorial Cairn was raised on a hill overlooking the house in honor of Rasmussen’s achievements.

2. Eqi Glacier

If you are looking for one of the most beautiful places to visit in Greenland, then there’s one sight you must witness - ice breaking off of Eqi glacier. A boat takes you close enough to experience this cascading spectacle, it is quite an event! The Eqi Glacier ends in the fjord 80 km north of Ilulissat.

Its natural beauty is unparalleled and sure to leave you in awe of not just its own but nature’s magnificence as a whole! The little fishing boats in which the tours are offered, go through the cold water right into the shadow of the glacier for you to witness the collision of ice and water.

3. Nuuk

The city of Nuuk which is also the capital of Greenland and the population of this place is around 16,000 and a place of tourist attraction, the most noticeable spot of this spot is the Greenland National Museum for its wonderful assortment of chasing units, kayaks, Viking and carvings and furthermore normal presentations happens right now the most well-known traveler the attraction is the 500-year-old mummified figurines of women and children which are highly well preserved in this place which makes this place worth watching.

4. Scoresby Sund

Occupying almost a 110 kilometers off the Greenland coast, the Scoresby Sund is the largest fjord system in the entire world. Formed by years of seismic ice movements and floating icebergs, this is a must-visit place to experience the beguiling charm of the Arctic regions. If you choose to go on a polar expedition of the Scoresby Sund, you will surely witness polar bears and the narwhal whales swimming in the oceans. For the bird lover in you, there’s also a variety of seabirds, such as guillemots and puffins. So, do not forget your binoculars.

5. Katuaq

One of the top places to visit in Greenland is Katuaq which was designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen. This modernist structure is L-shaped. It contains two auditoria. The bigger auditorium can seat more than a thousand people and is, thus, used for showing films or plays and hosting concerts or conferences. The smaller auditorium can accommodate 508 people. The building has a backward-leaning, Northern The lights-inspired screen that overlooks Nuuk’s central space. It is raised above the ground and made of larch wood on both sides. 

6. Disko Bay

Occupying the western coast of Greenland, this bay has historical significance, as it was at this place Erik the Red, a Norse explorer first started a settlement in 985 AD. The nutritious waters make it a habitat conducive to the survival of a wide array of marine lives such as benthic and pelagic fishes. During springtime, you can even catch a glimpse of the bowhead, humpback pilot, killer and narwhal whales.

It is also the site where you can view gulls, kittiwakes, cormorants, eider ducks, and migratory birds such as harp, bearded, ringed and hooded seals. The tours would last either three hours or as long as an entire week.

7. Ilulissat Icefjord

Announced as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. Jakobshavn Isbræ, the most productive glacier at the Northern Hemisphere, is located at the eastern end of this fjord. Almost 20 billion tonnes of icebergs get passed out of the fjord each year after they’ve melted. To witness the gorgeous vistas that this ever-changing and ephemeral site has to offer. you can either go for a hike, hire a boat, or you can take a helicopter tour to get an aerial view.

8. Tassilaq 

In Tassilaq there are 2,000 individuals occupies in the Island and it is arranged on the island of Ammassalik which is around 100 kilometers from the the southern side of the Arctic Circle well known for its fjord magnificence and the blooming valley which is simply behind the town making it progressively delightful for short excursion numerous exercises like climbing, climbing and helicopter rides are likewise mainstream here.

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