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Nuuk Sights and Landmarks Guide, Greenland

Being part of a very cold country, Nuuk’s primary travel destinations come from dog sledding and skiing spots.  Other things you could enjoy while in this city are swimming and looking at the houses around the area.  The abodes come in different colors which you will truly appreciate and it beholds a lot of plants in the respective owner’s backyards.


Skiing is an activity predominantly favored in the Atlantic.  This form of activity could be enjoyed by both locals and tourists alike.  While in Greenland’s capital city, Nuuk, this recreational pursuit can be enjoyed just behind Air Greenland, Nuuk’s popular airport. 

This pastime is available in the place especially during winter and spring.  Relatively, any vacationer could take advantage of the longest ski lift in Greenland which is about 1,000 meters long.  The lift could take you up to a high of 300 meters as well.

Whale Watching

This is just one of the tourist attractions in the area.  Taking boat trips would be ideal for whale watching.  Whales usually flunk the waters from summer to autumn.  This is a time when you could definitely take pleasure on the sights of humpback and minkle whales.  This fun-filled adventure is supported by Nuuk’s entire inlet system.


The pride of Nuuk extends from their very rich cultural and historical heritage as well as the people’s passion for the arts.  Reflective of these capabilities of the inhabitants, Nuuk had established museums that cater to both. 

The historical National Greenland Museum and Archives is the home to a lot of exhibits captured from the tradition and history of Nuuk and the entire Greenland.  The Innuit Archaeological Collections, Norse Collections and Gustav Holm Collections fill the place up.   Other memoirs in the place are from kayaks, art works and handicrafts.


Traveling to Nuuk will not be complete unless you take sight of its popular hotels.  Forming part of the list are:

·   Hans Egede Hotel.  This place is ideal for the entire family.  Their service is very good.  The furnishings found in the hotel rooms will surely be one thing to watch.  It embraces Scandinavian style which is beautifully crafted and decorated.

·   Seamen’s Home Nuuk.  Reserving a room at this place is totally enough to get a grasp of the sceneries of the city.  This is an ultimate getaway where you could enjoy the sights especially that it is considered an original spot in the harbor.

Staying in Nuuk could definitely be pleasing to a lot of individuals.  You need not go to a particular place just to enjoy the views around.  The entire city is typical for recreational activities that support the changing season.  Take advantage of a travel that will always be adventurous.

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