Sisimiut

2018

CULTURE

Sisimiut is a melting pot of old and new and everything in between. Experience the city’s past and present from the local meat and fish market by the harbor, the dog city and museum. Almost the entire city is being visited and you get a good idea of the city’s size, features and the history of the city. Travel back in time and experience a place where people have lived the last 4000 years. Sisimiut is Greenland’s second largest city. The town is located just north of the polar circle and is beautifully located between the sea and the high mountains. In summer you can experience the endless summer nights where the sun never sets.

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The hiking tours season Juni 16th to November 15th and sightseeing is offered all year

Tours outside the season can be agreed between you and the tourguide. There is tour guarantee if you book and pay your trip online.

Cultural Historical Hike

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This tour will walk you through the area and its history. You will hear the amazing story about the Inuit way of life before the influence of the Europeans. From there, you will further hear about the early days of colonization an the history until today. You will see the ruins from different periods of time and enjoy the view over ancient hunting grounds and the town, where you’ll see the mixture of historical and modern buildings.

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Sightseeing by bus

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The area has been inhabited by humans the last 4,500 years, so there is no doubt that the place is filled with history and tradition. The past 250 years the city has undergone rapid development, which began with the construction of the colony Holsteinsborg and till today, where Sisimiut is Greenland’s second largest city. A city where modern industry, educational institutions coexist with the traditional hunting profession.

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