Nuuk - Cultural History Walk

Don’t miss this opportunity to see some of the most interesting places in Greenland´s capital city of Nuuk! Join a sightseeing tour of the town before you visit the National Museum, providing a glimpse into Greenland’s interesting past.

  • Sightseeing tour in Nuuk
  • See the famous Qilakitsoq mummies at the National Museum
  • Visit Katuaq Cultural Centre
  • See the city hall
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration


  • Booking code


  • From

    49 €

Your local guide will bring you to the first stop by bus from the harbor. The first stop is the Town Hall where you can experience the beautifully decorated room. Hangng on the walls are locally made tapestries created by local artists. Local politicians have meetings in this room which is also the place where weddings take part. After this visit the tour continues to Greenland's national Cultural Center which contains a café, exhibition area and a cinema. Having walked throug the Cultural Center the guides takes you past the only Mall in Greenland, Nuuk Center. Your next stop is by the statue of Kaassassuk where you'll learn about the orphaned legend. Next to the statue is Greenland's Parliament. Before moving on your guide will speak about politics. The next stop on the walk is the Church of Our Saviour which is a church built in 1948/1849. The church lies beautifully overlooking the Colonial Harbour where Hans Egede arrived in 1728. Before arriving to the end of the walk, you'll pass the old Hospital, traditional Greenlandic Kayaks and the house of Hans Egede.  

Practical information

  • Language: English
  • Walking information: Walking on paved road
  • Wheelchair accessible: No