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Went by a cruiseliner to Iceland, Greenland and Nova Scotia this fall. Incredible trip, always wanted to visit Greenland. Qaqartoq was one stop among others. We went inside to have a look at the old wooden Saviors Church from 1832, a beautiful church, not far...More
As a relatively new cruise port with few visitors, there are not many tourist sights in Qaqortoq. The small church is at sea level near the major supermarket in town. It is a very picturesque structure with a "mini me" building next to it.
Quaint pleasant town with this old Church in the center. Very pleasant walk on a nice day to see this refurbished church (no longer holding services). Have I mentioned that this is a pleasant little town with friendly folks who treated us tourists well.
A true piece of history - This church was built in 1832 by the city of Drammen in Norway and Danish missionaries. The church has been refurbished and rebuilt several times since and now stands as a testament to the heritage of the area. Although...More