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

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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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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Qooqqut

Qooqqut is a small abandoned settlement about 43km from Nuuk, Greenland's capital. Surrounded by impressive mountains, it is a wonderful...

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Store Malene | Ukkusissat

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Quassussuaq

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Kapisillit

Kapisillit is a settlement in the Nuuk Fjord, about 75km east of Nuuk. The name means "the place with salmon" as the Kapisillit River is the...

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Quassussuaq | Lille Malene

Lille Malene (Little Malene) is a mountain peak about 5 km outside of Nuuk. Lille Malene is about 440 meters (1,380 ft.) above sea level and...

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Qoornoq

Qoornoq is an abandoned settlement in the Nuuk fjord that has found a new lease on life as a summer get-away for the families of those that used to li...

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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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