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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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Travel guide and services.
A travel agency and tour operator in Greenland.
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.
Affordable accommodation with modern facilities beautiful located in Ilulissat, Disko Bay.
A modern first-class hotel in Ilulissat. Describes restaurant, rooms, local attractions and direction on how to get there.
Collection of black and white photographs taken by a Belgian photographer.
Locally owned tour operator established in 1993 by Silverio Scivoli.
The personal home page of a Greenlander living in Ilulissat.
Current reports and long-term weather forecasts.
Affordable accommodation with modern facilities beautiful located in Ilulissat, Disko Bay.
A modern first-class hotel in Ilulissat. Describes restaurant, rooms, local attractions and direction on how to get there.
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.
Locally owned tour operator established in 1993 by Silverio Scivoli.
Travel guide and services.
A travel agency and tour operator in Greenland.
The personal home page of a Greenlander living in Ilulissat.
Collection of black and white photographs taken by a Belgian photographer.
Current reports and long-term weather forecasts.
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October 1, 2018 at 17:42:17 UTC
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