Ilulissat, widely known by its Danish name, Jakobshavn (Jacobs Harbour) is the third largest town in Greenland and home to more than 4500 inhabitants. Located 350 km north of the Polar Circle, it plays an important role in Greenland’s halibut fishing industry. Its proximity to the Ilulissat Ice Fjord makes it a popular tourist destination. Ilulissat was also the birthplace of Knud Rasmussen, a polar explorer and anthropologist whose first expedition began in 1902. He led several expeditions in the early 1900s including traveling over the Viscount Melville Sound and crossing the Northwest Passage by dogsled. Today, his house is home to the town museum.
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Disko Line
Travel guide and services.
Greenland Travel
A travel agency and tour operator in Greenland.
Hotel Arctic
Offers free wifi in all rooms and suites and no-smoking rooms. Conference centre. Meals prepared with Greenlandic ingredients at the hotel’s Restaurant Ulo or the Café Ferdinand. Features an igloo directly overlooking the ice fjord from May to October.
Hotel Avannaa
Affordable accommodation with modern facilities beautiful located in Ilulissat, Disko Bay.
Hotel Hvide Falk
A modern first-class hotel in Ilulissat. Describes restaurant, rooms, local attractions and direction on how to get there.
Icebergs at Ililissat Greenland
Collection of black and white photographs taken by a Belgian photographer.
Ilulissat Tourist Nature
Locally owned tour operator established in 1993 by Silverio Scivoli.
PINUT's Homepage
The personal home page of a Greenlander living in Ilulissat.
Weather Underground: Ilulissat
Current reports and long-term weather forecasts.
Hotel Avannaa
Affordable accommodation with modern facilities beautiful located in Ilulissat, Disko Bay.
Hotel Hvide Falk
A modern first-class hotel in Ilulissat. Describes restaurant, rooms, local attractions and direction on how to get there.
Hotel Arctic
Offers free wifi in all rooms and suites and no-smoking rooms. Conference centre. Meals prepared with Greenlandic ingredients at the hotel’s Restaurant Ulo or the Café Ferdinand. Features an igloo directly overlooking the ice fjord from May to October.
Disko Line
Travel guide and services.
Ilulissat Tourist Nature
Locally owned tour operator established in 1993 by Silverio Scivoli.
Greenland Travel
A travel agency and tour operator in Greenland.
PINUT's Homepage
The personal home page of a Greenlander living in Ilulissat.
Icebergs at Ililissat Greenland
Collection of black and white photographs taken by a Belgian photographer.
Weather Underground: Ilulissat
Current reports and long-term weather forecasts.
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October 1, 2018 at 17:42:17 UTC
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