National Museum – Old Colonial Harbour – Greenlandic tapas at Katuaq
Duration: 3 Hours
Number of participants: Minimum 2 people
Season: All year round
Price: DKK 500,- per person – (Same price for children, 2-11 Years old) – Infants for free
Meeting Point: Tupilak Travel office, at Ilivinnguaq 1
The tour starts at the National Museum. Here you find artifacts from all periods and civilizations in Greenland. After approx. ½ hour the walk starts in the colonial harbour where the houses stand like when they were built 2 to 300 years ago. We pass old whale blubber process equipment, Hans Egedes House, the sculpture of “The mother of the sea” in the tide zone and the stature of Hans Egede by the old church.
On to the open-air market where newly caught fish, seal and reindeer are sold. Next the walk takes you past the Greenlandic Parliament to the culture center Katuaq in the middle of town. In this beautiful building local artist often exhibit during summer.
The tour ends in the café at Katuaq, Cafétuaq, where Greenlandic tapas are served. The plate contains tastings of different kinds of dried fish and meat, along with shrimps, scallops and other local quality food products.
After lunch there are good shopping opportunities close to Katuaq.
- English speaking guide
- Entrance to museum and Tapas at Cultural House, Katuaq
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