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.




 

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Attractions nearby UNESCO World Heritage | Greenland

Kaffemik

A Kaffemik is a traditional Greenlandic get-together that is held at every possible special occasion. Kaffemik is a true example of the warm Greenland...

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Katuaq| Cultural Venue

The culture house bringing all of Greenland and the north together, is named  drumstick and in its mother tongue Katuaq. It is a must to visit, w...

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Kittat

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Nanortalik

A distinctive and original treasure is found in South Greenland, with a climate diverging itself, from the rest of the vegetated land, dominating the ...

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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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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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Ittoqqortoormiit

A breathtaking destination taking you back in time. An isolated place far from the usual daily life stress. Experience first hand the authentic and un...

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Paamiut

Go on a journey back in time and get lost in the arctic beauty. A place that is sure to surprise and leave you breathless. A place of breathtaking lan...

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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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Handicrafts

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Maniitsoq

On the mid-west coast, a small enclave is pioneered by the town Maniitsoq. Surrounded by snow covered mountains, white as sugar resting at their tins....

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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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Sisimiut

‚ÄčExperience adventure and culture in Greenland’s second largest city. Sisimiut is beautifully located with its colourful houses lying on the coa...

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Ilulissat

Get lost in the sound of soaring icebergs retracting, explore untouched arctic tundra and experience an extraordinary gastronomic get-away. Ilulissat ...

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Kangaatsiaq

Holding ancient history as a settlement, but not as  Kangaatsiaq city. A place so far from civilisation, not even a true adventurers imagination ...

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Aasiaat

Experience the land famous for it seas, as arctic sea creatures, play hide and seek between the waves and icebergs. Aasiaat known for its waters, marv...

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Qeqertarsuaq

Experience the only place in Greenland where dog sledding is possible all year round. A marvelous landscape that will leave you breathless with its sp...

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Uummannaq

Experience  the charismatic townsfolk of Uummanaq, explore the wild, wonderful and vast surroundings and get an insight to the daily lives of the...

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