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Ilulissat

 
Ilulissat The city where the majority of the inhabitants are dogs. There are about 5.000 dogs and 4.500 people in ilulissat city. The dogs are used during the winter period as sled-dogs for hunting and for tourists. ==== ILULISSAT - ATTRACTION The city was founded in 1741 by Jakob Severin and named Jakobshavn, now ilulissat, meaning icebergs. World famous for its ice-fjord a few miles from the city. The ice-fjord has one of the most productive and fastest moving glaciers in the world. Moving at a amazing speed of 20-30 meter per day and braking off into to the fjord in a spectacular sight and sound. The ice-fjord is on the UNESCOs World Heritage List. Ilulissat is popular for tourist who wants to see the combination ...
 

Kapisillit

 
Kapisillit The settlement Kapisillit is one of the very few fishing and hunting communities which is situated inland. Kapisillit is beautifully placed app. 75 kilometres from Nuuk, deep inside the mighty fjord system of Nuuk. Kapisillit literally means 'The Salmon'. As almost all Greenlandic place names, the name describes a special feature of the place. For 'Kapisillit', the name refers to the fact that the only spawning-ground for salmon in Greenland is a river near the settlement. ==== KAPISILLIT - ATTRACTION The Kapisillit area is perfect for angling, shorter and longer hikes. The most popular routes are undoubtedly the short hike from Kapisillit to the edge of the astonishing icefjord, Kangersuneq, the route along...
 

Disko Bay

 
Disko Bay Warmest summer in Greenland, midnight sun, mecca for seals and whales, northern lights, dogsledging from November, original hunting community, sailing trips, hiking, canoeing, the biggest arctic tern colony in the world, geological and botanical expeditions, fishing and the oldest town in the Disco Bay are the key attractions in the area....
 

Igaliku

 
Igaliku Igaliku is a small village located in th south of Greenland, in a region with good possibilities for agriculture. It is one of the oldest towns of the country. It was an important religious center in the days of the Vikings and the ruins of the cathedral they built in th 11-th century are one of the touristic highlights of town. ==== IGALIKU - SIGHTSEEING By boat you can visit more viking ruins, as well as Hvalsey Church....
 

 

 

 

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