Nuuk, Capital of Greenland

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Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Nuuk, capital of Greenland.

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The Greenland National Museum occupies a 1936 warehouse on Kolonihavnen, the old colonial harbor of Nuuk. Nuuk Greenland, National Museum, Countries Of The World, Arctic, Colonial, Cabin, Old Things, Italy, Tours

The Greenland National Museum occupies a 1936 warehouse on Kolonihavnen, the old colonial harbor of Nuuk.

Sermitsiaq (Saddle) Mountain forms a backdrop for Nuuk, capital of Greenland. Norway, Mount Everest, Backdrops, Places To Visit, Italy, Vacation, Mountains, World, Tours

Sermitsiaq (Saddle) Mountain forms a backdrop for Nuuk, capital of Greenland.

Aqqusinersuaq is the main street in Nuuk, capital of Greenland. A third of the island's population lives in this city. Nuuk Greenland, Greenland Travel, Main Street, View Photos, Arctic, Europe, Island, City, Photography

Aqqusinersuaq is the main street in Nuuk, capital of Greenland. A third of the island's population lives in this city.

A soccer field with artificial turf is surrounded by apartment buildings in the Nuussuaq district of Nuuk, Greenland. Nuuk Greenland, Greenland Travel, Tours, Artificial Turf, Mansions, Country, House Styles, City, Claire

A soccer field with artificial turf is surrounded by apartment buildings in the Nuussuaq district of Nuuk, Greenland.

The Nuuk Kunstmuseum is a private fine arts gallery in Nuuk, Greenland. Nuuk Greenland, Atlantic Ocean, Archipelago, Fine Art Gallery, Continents, Denmark, North America, Scandinavian, Tours

The Nuuk Kunstmuseum is a private fine arts gallery in Nuuk, Greenland.

Qinngorput is the newest nighbourhood in Nuuk, Greenland. Unlike the situation in the rest the city, most of the apartments here are privately owned. Nuuk Greenland, Midnight Sun, Arctic Circle, Natural Phenomena, Vacation Packages, Countries Of The World, Northern Lights, Ocean, Tours

Qinngorput is the newest nighbourhood in Nuuk, Greenland. Unlike the situation in the rest the city, most of the apartments here are privately owned.

Nuuk Cathedral is the head church of the Lutheran Diocese of Greenland. Faroe Islands, Lutheran, Kirchen, Arctic, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Scandinavian, Cathedral

Nuuk Cathedral (1849) is the head church of the Lutheran Diocese of Greenland.

The house of Hans Egede founder of Nuuk, Greenland, is the oldest building in the city. Nuuk Greenland, Greenland Travel, Old Building, Atlantic Ocean, Archipelago, Continents, North America, Places To Go, National Parks

The house of Hans Egede (1728), founder of Nuuk, Greenland, is the oldest building in the city.

A Scandinavian priest named Hans Egede founded Nuuk, Greenland, in Greenland Travel, Nuuk Greenland, Tours, Cool Places To Visit, Arctic, Statue Of Liberty, Scandinavian, Vacation

A Scandinavian priest named Hans Egede founded Nuuk, Greenland, in 1728.

An old cemetery is next to the Hans Egede Church in downtown Nuuk, Greenland. Old Cemeteries, Cemetery, Tours, Cabin, Nuuk Greenland, Vacation, House Styles, Travel, Blog

An old cemetery is next to the Hans Egede Church (1971) in downtown Nuuk, Greenland.

The Nuuk Kunstmuseum in Nuuk, Greenland, features many works by Danish painter Emanuel A. Nuuk Greenland, Arctic Circle, Danish, Culture, Art Museum, Danish Pastries

The Nuuk Kunstmuseum in Nuuk, Greenland, features many works by Danish painter Emanuel A. Petersen (1894-1948).

Picturesque buildings overlook Kolonihavnen, the old colonial harbor of Nuuk, Greenland. Painted Ladies, St John's, Latina, Chile, Polo Norte, San Francisco, Porto Rico, Arctic, Denmark

Picturesque buildings overlook Kolonihavnen, the old colonial harbor of Nuuk, Greenland.

Founded in the the Greenland National Museum in Nuuk showcases years of the island's history. Nuuk Greenland, Greenland Travel, Archipelago, National Museum, Continents, Island, Vacation, Places, Outdoor Decor

Founded in the 1960s, the Greenland National Museum in Nuuk showcases 4,500 years of the island's history.

This figure of the orphan Kaassassuk by Greenlandic artist Simon Kristoffersen is outside the Greenland Home Rule Parliament (Inatsisartut) in Nuuk. Garden Sculpture, Lion Sculpture, Tours, Places, Outdoor Decor, Artist, Blog, Photography, Ice

This figure of the orphan Kaassassuk by Greenlandic artist Simon Kristoffersen (1933-1990) is outside the Greenland Home Rule Parliament (Inatsisartut) in Nuuk.

Twice a week the ferry M/S Sarfaq Ittuk plys kilometers along the west coast of Greenland from Ilulissat in the north to Qaqortoq in the south. Greenland Shark, Green Landscape, Countries Of The World, Fun Activities, West Coast, Places To See, North America, Boat, Tours

Twice a week the 249-passenger ferry M/S Sarfaq Ittuk plys 1,330 kilometers along the west coast of Greenland from Ilulissat in the north to Qaqortoq in the south.