The Best Things To Do in Nuuk

All the tourist attractions of Nuuk hold a distinctive experience for the people who visit Greenland. The cultural attractions of Nuuk consist of Nuuk Cathedral-known for its architecture, Greenland National Museumand Archives and Nuuk Art Museum amongst others. There are also some things to do in Nuuk that have become a part of its tourism such as whale watching and taking up an Iceberg Cruise. If the weather is good, then sailing in the fjord that surrounds the town is a great option available.

If there’s one natural phenomenon for which people come to visit Nuuk, then it is for witnessing the beauty and splendor of Northern Lights. Apart from that, Nuuk snow festival also attracts a lot of enthusiasts and contestants who come here from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden every year.

Are you looking for a Nuuk travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Nuuk, Greenland

Must see places in Nuuk ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Nuuk and point of interests to visit.

  1. Greenland National Museum And Archives

    #1 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Greenland National Museum And Archives

    Tags: Art And Culture, Natural History Museum

    Address: Greenland National Museum and Archives Hans Egedesvej 8, P.O.Box 145 3900 Nuuk, Greenland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    One of the first museums of Greenland, the Greenland National Museum is housed in a 1936 warehouse. Working towards preserving the heritage and culture of Greenland, the museum has an impressive displ...Read more

  2. Katuaq Culture Centre

    #2 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Katuaq Culture Centre

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Concert, Architecture

    Address: Katuaq-Gronlands Kulturhus, Imaneq 21, PO box 1622, 3900 Nuuk, Greenland.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Nuuk’s pride and joy, the Katuaq is the cultural hub of Greenland. The cultural centre is housed within one of the finest pieces of modern Greenland architecture. Home to the Greenland Art Schoo...Read more

  3. Nuuk Art Museum

    #3 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Nuuk Art Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Church

    Address: Kissarneqqortuunnguaq 5 | P.O. Box 1005, Nuuk 3900, Greenland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Opened in 2005, the Nuuk Art Museum is a part of an old Adventist Church in the city. Most of the art pieces on display belonged to the private and personal collections of SvendJunge, a contractor. Wi...Read more

  4. The Nuuk Cathedral Or Church Of Our Saviour

    #4 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    The Nuuk Cathedral Or Church Of Our Saviour

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Nuuk, Greenland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The beautifully painted red cathedral located right near the Colony harbor is an attractive structure in the heart of the city of Nuuk. The cathedral undoubtedly creates a very peaceful environment fo...Read more

  5. Qornok

    #5 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Qornok

    Tags: Outdoors, Village, Resort

    Address: Qornok Village, Nuuk, Greenland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A once abandoned village back in the 60s has now come to be known as a beautiful resort in the city of Nuuk. Qornok is a little deserted island that does not have much to offer, however, the natural b...Read more

  6. Iceberg Cruise

    #6 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Iceberg Cruise

    Tags: Tour, Cruise

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Home to one of the best iceberg formations in the world, the icebergs in Greenland are yet to be affected by the global warming; grab this chance and go on one of the many iceberg tours that Greenland...Read more

  7. Whale Watching

    #7 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Whale Watching

    Tags: Outdoors, Adventure

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Many-a-times when you sign up for a tour package, it combines more than one attraction; say if you take an iceberg cruise, the tour will take you through the fjord and whale watching. Whale watching i...Read more

  8. Manhattan Nightclub

    #8 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Manhattan Nightclub

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Nightlife

    Address: Imaneq 30, Nuuk, Greenland

    Timings: 11:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Manhattan Nightclub is one of the dance houses that keeps the nightlife of Nuuk alive, hip and happening. The club hires professional bartenders and the best DJs around the town who play this latest n...Read more

  9. Northern Lights

    #9 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Northern Lights

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Nature

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If there’s one natural phenomenon that’s on everybody’s bucket list, it’s the Northern Lights. The raw beauty of Greenlandis revered by one and all. Now imagine viewing the Nor...Read more

  10. Sky Line Bar

    #10 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Sky Line Bar

    Tags: Bar, Dine In, Leisure, Nightlife

    Address: Aqqusinersuaq, Nuuk 3900, Greenland

    Timings: 05:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Located at Hotel Hans Egede, Sky Line Bar is yet another evening for the young tourists in Nuuk. Before you go on to have dinner in one of the restaurants in Nuuk, you can have your fill with the appe...Read more

  11. Mutten

    #11 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Mutten

    Address: yellow building besides Hotel Hans Egede,Downtown Nuuk

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    which is also called Kristinemut is considered to be the most visited bar in Nuuk. e. Even though the place is so well-liked, it is hardly crowded. You could have an extremely tranquil time here....Read more

  12. Godthaab Bryghus

    #12 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Godthaab Bryghus

    Address: Imaneq 30, Nuuk 3900, Greenland +299 34 80 60

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Visit here for some good food and good beer. Besides steaks and burgers, they often serve lamb, reindeer and musk ox

  13. Charoen Porn

    #13 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Charoen Porn

    Address: Samuel Kleinschmidtip Aqqutaa, Nuuk, Greenland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Get superb Thai food with a Greenlandic touch of halibut, mattag, musk ox and whale.Greenland's best and most genuine Thai restaurant

  14. Nipisa

    #14 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Nipisa

    Address: Hans Egedevej 29, Nuuk 3900, Greenland +299 311001

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Enjoy brunch on the weekend from 11am to 2pm or visit on Wednesday to Saturday from 6:00pm to 10:30pm for extremely good food in the old Nuuk shipyard

  15. Sarfalik

    #15 of 19 Things To Do in Nuuk
    Sarfalik

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: Aqqusinersuaq, Nuuk 3900, Greenland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Whether you are travelling as a tourist or a business delegate, you must consider booking a luxurious suite in Sarfalik, Nuuk which is popularly known as Hotel Hans Edege. All the rooms of its polar c...Read more

Find Your Nuuk Attractions on Map

Top Nuuk Activities And Tours

Explore the best things to do in Nuuk. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

What To Do in Nuuk: Day-Wise Ideas

Find what not to miss in Nuuk! Recommended Nuuk itineraries and vacation ideas created by travelers across the world.