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LOCAL TIPS

Recommendations on what to experience in Nuuk, straight from the locals! In the section below, you can filter what you want to know, from practical tips to adventures. All recommendations come directly from locals, ensuring you experience the city like a resident. Here you’ll find everything from the best place to get your coffee to hidden gems for hiking in the backcountry.

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Shopping in Nuuk

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

Nuuk is a small metropolitan city with bars that have their individual flavours. Explore Nuuk…
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Raining in nuuk

The capital of Greenland is notorious for its changing weather and while a lot of…
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Top three cafés to sip your coffee in Nuuk

Want, or need a cup of coffee in Nuuk? These are the top three cafes…
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Family vacationsLocal Tips

Vacation in Nuuk with children

Are you considering a family visit to Nuuk? Here are fun and kid-friendly activities in…
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Nuuk fashion in the wintertime

What do people wear in the Arctic winters? Here’s your guide to the essential clothing…
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The Greenlandic language

Ever wondered how to say "thank you" in greenlandic? Here you can learn this and…
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Adventure in Nordafar

Nordafar was a place of industrial fishing created by Norwegians (Nor!), Danes (da!) and Faroese…
Nuuk is the perfect mix of old traditions and modern living, a place where you can go to cafés, sail to the icefjord and be home for tapas on the same day.
The Nuuk Fjord (Nuup Kangerlua) is one of the largest fjords in the world. Going on a hike is an excellent way of experiencing the beauty and sheer scale of the fjord. Regardless of whether you want to go on a stroll just outside Nuuk city limits, or on a multi-day hiking expedition, there are plenty of options. In this article I have partnered up with Thorlak from the guide company Two Ravens to give you the ins and outs of Hiking in the Nuuk Fjord.
Unlock the secrets of Nuuk with our meticulously designed city map. Available for instant download, this map guides you through the vibrant heart of Greenland, with detailed landmarks and sightseeing spots to make your journey unforgettable. If you love the tactile experience of a physical map, our design is print-friendly, allowing you to bring Nuuk’s streets to life right from your own printer.