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Interesting reconstructed site

Just below the statue of Erik the red, and not far from the pier, about 10 -15 minutes walk, there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Etokritos
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madrid
Viking History Comes Alive

I enjoyed this reconstruction of 1000 year old ruins, which easily let me imagine what life was... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
BradHurley
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Hartford, CT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just below the statue of Erik the red, and not far from the pier, about 10 -15 minutes walk, there are ruins of the ancient Viking settlement. This reconstructed small church is made of wood and turf. There is also an old Inuit hut just...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

I enjoyed this reconstruction of 1000 year old ruins, which easily let me imagine what life was like so long ago. Bring along a copy of the Vinland Saga, which describes the Viking settlement of Greenland and points west, and read it while you're here...More

1  Thank BradHurley
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Visit this beautiful spot in Qassiarsuk. Peaceful, wonderful with an amazing view - visit Ellen & Carl Frederiksens little youth with a breathtaking view towards the icecap inn South Greenland. Clean, cosy and private youthhostel

2  Thank Kunngu
Reviewed 10 October 2015

When you get off the boat the ruins are about a 20 minute walk from the harbor. Very small town and the people I talked with were very friendly. I was alone here and even I didn't have any trouble finding ruins because of the...More

2  Thank Irene W
Reviewed 22 September 2015

There's the stature of Erik the Red up on the hill, and t you look beyond and see the reconstruction of the Viking longhouse. It's hard to imagine how they survived so long, with boatloads of wood being sailed across from Scandinavia. Eventually, they gave...More

1  Thank AK69
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The small, sleepy sheep farming community of Qassiarsuk across the Tunulliarfik Fjord from Narsarsuaq is easily reached by boat and takes no more than 10-15 minutes. Here you will discover some of the most interesting and important Norse remains in Greenland. Qassiarsuk is close to...More

5  Thank KernowPixie
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