Information about UNESCO World Heritage | Greenland

Greenland is an exquisite scenery, a place where the forces of nature dominates with its unfenced wilderness. Between the enormous distances and variety of contrasts, you will always be surrounded by enchanting landscapes diverging themselves from the rest of the world, but in particular there are places classified as the world’s wonders The Ilulissat Ice Fjord and Kujaata.

 

Ilulissat Kangia | Ilulissat Icefjord


 

Ilulissat Icefjord has been protected since 2004, for its distinguished beauty for future generations to protect, preserve and enjoy, a natural heritage that is both an irreplaceable source of life and inspiration. The distinguished beauty is recognized to be the many calving icebergs originating from the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier.

The world’s wonder is situated 69 degrees north on the west coast of Greenland. Ilulissat Icefjord, starts from Disko Bay all the way to the Sermerq Kujalleq glacier connected to The Greenland Ice Cap.

The World Heritage area shields 4,024 KM2 of land, where you also will be able to experience mountains more than 500 meters high, glacial lake and newly ice-free zones.
 

Kujataa | South Greenland


 

Kujataa is a distinguished proof of  human settlements, where distinguished farming traditions have been made and modified to challenging and fragile climate between the Labrador Sea and the Greenland icecap.

 

In this region the Norsemen and Inuit have  practiced farming and sea mammal hunting, and passed on a culture of Agriculture for generation for preserve, enjoy and protect.

There are several UNESCO Heritage sides spread around the Kujataa region.




 

Services near UNESCO World Heritage | Greenland

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Attractions nearby UNESCO World Heritage | Greenland

Norse Ruins

In Greenland you will find historical traces from the Norsemen who led by Eric the Red came to the country around year 985. In South Greenland you wil...

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Uunartoq Hot Springs

Uunartoq Qeqertaq literally means "Very Hot Island" in Greenlandic. This scenic island is situated on the eastern side of the tip of South...

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Qooroq Icefjord

The Qooroq glacier throws over 200.000 tons of ice into the fjord every day. It is a beautiful sight, to see the huge wall of ice tower out of the wat...

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Qaqortoq

Explore the Arctic tundra of the south coast of Greenland. A place that will mesmerize any traveler with its green, grassy mountains and blue fjords. ...

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Narsarsuaq

South Greenland’s gates from the rest of the world. A unique place with easy access to plenty adventures. A place to experience the Greenland Ic...

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Narsaq

On a flat tableland, lies a colorful town at the foot of two mountains, Qaqqarsuaq. The town’s name is Narsaq, with a self sufficing people with...

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Kulusuk

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Flower Valley

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Tasiilaq

A beautiful scenic landscape resembling a painting with very sharp colors creating a beautiful background, regardless of the weather conditions. With ...

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Knud Rasmussen Glacier

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Ammassalik Island

Ammassalik Island in East Greenland Ammassalik Island is an island in the South East Greenland, with an area of 772 km2 / 298 square miles. Tasiilaq...

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Sermilik Fjord

Sermilik Fjord is a big fjord west of the city Tasiilaq in East Greenland. The name Sermelik means 'place with glaciers' in Greenlandic. The f...

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Quassussuaq

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Lille Malene

Lille Malene (Little Malene) is a mountain peak about 50 km outside of Nuuk. Lille Malene is about 440 meters (1,380 ft.) above sea level and is ...

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Nuuk

The northernmost capital in the world. Expanding in all directions, mixing Greenlandic traditional- and modern culture, Nuuk the capital of Green...

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Nuuk Fjord

Nuuk is surrounded by a huge fjordsystem, with a lot of hidden gems to be explored. Visit the abandoned settlements and the amazing Nuuk Icefjord. ...

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Apussuit Glacer

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Russel Glacier

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Kangerlussuaq

Greenlands main entrance from the world. A unique place with easy access to plenty of adventures. Experience the amazing Greenlandic Ic...

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Arctic Circle Trail

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Tours near UNESCO World Heritage | Greenland

Glacier Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Fly over some of the amazing glaciers and icebergs around one of Greenlands top destinations -......

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Master Exploring Ilulissat Icefjord From Above | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Explore the best of Greenland on this flight over the top attractions around the Ilulissat area.......

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Oqaatsut Kayaking Day | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this marvelous trip combining kayaking with cultural visit to the charming hunting village......

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Iceberg Classic | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Total Fascination and the overwhelming feelings of the forces of nature is to be explored in......

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Expedition on Dogsled | 2 Days | Ilulissat

Dogsledding is a must when visiting Greenland and therefor PGI Greenland offers a 2-day trip......

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Amazing 4 Days | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

This is a fully escorted tour to West Greenland and includes 4 guided tours from Ilullisat.......

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Icefjord Photo Sightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this amazing tour and bring home the best pictures from Ilulissat! Let AirZafari fly you......

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Best Of Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Come along this adventure to beautiful Ilulissat. This your is for anyone, in love with the......

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Best of South Greenland | 8 Days | Narsaq

The best of South Greenland, is to be experienced on this 7 day adventure. Come along on this......

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5 Days Winter Experience | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

This amazing trip starts from the domestic airport in Reykjavik, where you will fly to......

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Morning Kayak Cruise | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

From cultural and historic walks to the essence of Ilulissat, sailing among enormous icebergs in......

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Wonders Of Greenland | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

If you want to see giant icebergs and experience Greenlandic culture - come and explore the......

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Icefjord Hike | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Have you ever wondered how fun it would be to try out snowshoeing? If you have, then this trip......

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Explore Norse Ruins | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq. Sailing with Qaqortoq Water......

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Experience The Fascinating Igaliku Settlement | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

When you are in Southern Greenland you should also visit some of the cozy settlements that are......

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Northern Lights Photography | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Bring the most amazing pictures home from your winter trip to Greenland. Learn how to capture......

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Highlights of Iceland & West Greenland | 8 Days

Stay 4 nights in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. There is a lot to see and a lot to do in a short......

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Winter Wonders Of Ilulissat | 4 Days

Come along to the land of icebergs and explore the winter wonders of Ilulissat. This tour is......

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West Greenland Exploration | Ilulissat & Kangerlussuaq

The scale, power and beauty of Greenland's ice sheet is fascinating to everyone who sees it.......

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Iceland And Greenland Discovery | 14 days

Travel on Iceland's ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes. A local......

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Land of Erik the Red | South Greenland

Come along this adventure to the land of Erik The Red! This adventure is for anyone interested......

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4 Days Winter Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

This amazing trip starts from the domestic airport in Reykjavik, where you will fly to......

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Northern Lights Explorer | South Greenland

Not many let's their chances of seeing northern lights pass by. Do you?  Not many let's......

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Hotel Adventure | South Greenland

Discover the Land of Ice. Discover Greenland on this tour if you feel like doing it in a more......

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Ilulissat Adventure | Disko Bay

This is a fully escorted tour to West Greenland and includes 4 guided excursions. Visit a UNESCO......

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Village tour | Igaliku | Narsaq | South Greenland

Igaliku is famous for being Greenland’s most beautiful settlement. A trip to Igaliku is a trip......

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Hike and Kayaking | South Greenland

Want to be active whilst exploring the world's biggest Island? This 8 day tour will take you......

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Ilulissat Experience | Disko Bay

This is a fully escorted tour to West Greenland and includes 4 guided excursions. This tour......

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Land of Erik the Red Land| Igaliku & Narsarsuaq | South Greenland

The area of South Greenland is a stunning place for any explorer wanting to experience the......

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Quick tour on the Icefjord | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Do you want to see icebergs the size of islands up close? A quick trip on the Icefjord is just......

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Ilulissat Express | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

This is a fully escorted 2 day tour to West Greenland and includes 3 guided excursions. The most......

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Explore Norse Ruins XL| Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq. Sailing with Qaqortoq Water......

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Biking, hiking & kayaking | South Greenland

Do I even need to tell you WHY you should join this tour? I mean, look at the photos. Do you......

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Land of Icebergs | Disko Bay

Experience a world of ice in the summer! Ilulissat means "The Iceberg" in Greenlandic.......

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South Greenland Grand Adventure | 8 Days

South Greenland Grand Adventure includes one week of travel and exploration that will help us to......

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Iceberg Safari | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Come along and sail on the majestic Ilulissat Icefjord. You will on this boat tour be able to......

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5 Days Winter Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

This amazing trip starts from the domestic airport in Reykjavik, where you will fly to......

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Highlights Of South Greenland | Qaqortoq

Why not experience all the highlights of South Greenland in one tour? Sailing with Qaqortoq......

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South & West Greenland | 8 Days

Come along this spectacular Grand exploration of South- and West Greenland. The adventure is......

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