Qaqortoq in Greenland

Qaqortoq in Greenland

Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland


Qaqortoq is one of the most charming cities in Greenland.

Qaqortoq is the largest city in South Greenland with around 3000 inhabitants. Qaqortoq present small cosy streets with beautiful colonial buildings dated back to 1775, where the city was founded.

The locals live mostly from fishing, but Qaqortoq also houses the biggest education centre in South Greenland.

A culture project called "Stone and Man" can be seen all around the city. It is 30 motifs that are chiselled into rocks and stones by Nordic artists.

Big cruise destination

Qaqortoq is also known as "Greenland`s Cruise Port". The biggest Arctic cruises from all around the world always choose a stop at this popular Greenlandic destination, where travellers get the opportunity to sense the Greenlandic culture and nature at close range.

Exciting adventures

Do you have the option to stay a little longer Qaqortoq offers a lot of exciting outdoor activities regarding the beautiful surroundings?

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  • Lattitude: 60.718986
  • Longitude: -46.035346