Uncover and understand why South Greenland is so special

Uncover and understand why South Greenland is so special

Mads Pihl - VisitGreenland.com

Mads Pihl - VisitGreenland.com

Kujataa Greenland

Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap.

Why South Greenland became UNESCO World Heritage?

Throughout the last 1000 years, the cultures from the Inuits and Vikings have formed the population and the region of South Greenland.

Five key areas in the region represent the most comprehensive and rich examples about Nordic and Greenlandic farming culture.


Where to explore?

You can find the unique heritage in the surroundings of Narsarsuaq and Qaqortoq in South Greenland.

The region became a member of UNESCO World Heritage List in 2017.

Getting there

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Coordinates

The Big Arctic Five

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

If you are visiting Greenland during the Northern Light season, you definitely have to experience this natural phenomenon.

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Icesheet and Glaciers

Icesheet and Glaciers

Icebergs are unique work of nature, and their magnificence and majesty must be experienced on firsthand. 

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Whales in Greenland

Whales in Greenland

Whale watching is an experience you can`t missed during the summer season in Greenland

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Norse Culture

Norse Culture

The Norsemen inhabited Greenland for more than 400 hundred years and created a tradition of farming, which today has become a cornerstone of everyday life in Southern Greenland.

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Kujataa Greenland

Norse Culture

Norse Culture

The Norsemen inhabited Greenland for more than 400 hundred years and created a tradition of farming, which today has become a cornerstone of everyday life in Southern Greenland.

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