Local tips

Photo – Peter Lindstrom , Visit Greenland

We are excited to show you everything you need to know about Nuuk, and we have the best people telling the story about the capital of Greenland Nuuk, the locals the “Nuumiuts”

All the stories and experiences you are about to read, have been experienced by people living here, giving you the most authentic perspectives on what our home has to offer

In the section below you can filter what you wish to know about from practical tips to adventures had by us.

You can read about the newest places that have opened, and at the bottom you will find links to enhance your experience

We hope that these stories build your knowledge and expectation of how Nuuk is today, and how the city is developing in the future.

Bibi Chemnitz

Fashion brand owner

"BIBI CHEMNITZ is an iconic Inuk streetwear meets outdoor designer. Born and raised in Kalaallit Nunaat, she knows the importance of durable fashion that lasts season after season."

Latest local tips

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Adventure in Nordafar

Nordafar was a place of industrial fishing created by Norwegians (Nor!), Danes (da!) and Faroese…
New placesShoppingUrban Nuuk

Arctea & Arctic Sari Sari

Boba tea has come to Nuuk, and it is delicious! take a look at the…
AdventureExperiencesFamily vacationsHikingPractical Tips

3 hiking spots near Nuuk

Looking for your first hike into the mountains of Nuuk? This is where you start.Quassussaq…
Meet locals

Frederik Elsner

Frederik Elsner is one of the most popular Greenlandic pop singers, both with his band,…
Meet locals

Bibi Chemnitz

BIBI CHEMNITZ is an iconic Inuk streetwear meets outdoor designer. Born and raised in Kalaallit…
Family vacationsPractical TipsShoppingUrban Nuuk

Shopping in Nuuk

In Nuuk, we have a vast array of locally owned clothing stores. We have many…
Practical TipsUrban Nuuk

Nuuk fashion in the wintertime

What do people wear in the Arctic winters? Here’s your guide to the essential clothing…
AdventureFamily vacationsHiking

Climbing Quassussuaq for my first time

Quassussuaq has frequent people, hiking and experiencing her beauty. Quassussuaq is a local mountain bordering…
Culture & HistoryToplistsUrban Nuuk

Meet the Mummies

At Nuuk’s national museum Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu you will find the ancient mummies of the…
ToplistsUrban Nuuk

Top three cafés to sip your coffee in Nuuk

Want, or need a cup of coffee in Nuuk? These are the top three cafes…
Culture & History

The Greenlandic language

Ever wondered how to say "thank you" in greenlandic? Here you can learn this and…
Culture & HistoryShoppingUrban Nuuk

Cultural Souvenirs from Greenland

Don't know where to get your greenlandic souvenirs? On this page you can learn all…
These links will enhance your experience of Nuuk, find out when there is northern lights, track the busses in real time, the locals news and other sites that offer experiences in Nuuk and the rest of Greenland

Local tips: Top Lists

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Adventure

Adventure in Nordafar

Nordafar was a place of industrial fishing created by Norwegians (Nor!), Danes (da!) and Faroese…
man-holding-boba-tea
New places

Arctea & Arctic Sari Sari

Boba tea has come to Nuuk, and it is delicious! take a look at the…
Ski-lift-in-the-summer-nuuk
Adventure

3 hiking spots near Nuuk

Looking for your first hike into the mountains of Nuuk? This is where you start.Quassussaq…

Kalaaliaraq Market

The local meat market, caught and sold by local hunters

Wildfood Greenland

Order Greenlandic foods from local hunters, and get them delivered directly to your door

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