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Nuuk Cathedral

Nuuk Cathedral

Or just Church of our Savior (Vor Frelser Kirke) is the cathedral of Greenland. It was build 1849.

Up to 1993 the cathedral of Greenland was the same as in Copenhagen, but by law Vor Frelse Kirke became cathedral of Greenland. The first bishop was Kristian Mørk (1994) but 1995 Sofie Petersen became bishop at the age of 39. She is a native of Greenland and was also the second fema...
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Communication antennas in Nuuk

Communication antennas in Nuuk

To keep up all communication in Greenland a set of antennas and satellite dishes were set at each city and village of Greenland.

These ones in Nuuk are for TV from Denmark but also for phones and Internet. From here the signals go down to Tele Greenlands distribution center to the left and then sent throughout Greenland.

To reach every part of Greenland Tele Greenl...
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Bork Viking Harbour

Bork Viking Harbour

Bork Viking Harbour is an outdoor museum showing daily life in the viking aera. People walk around doing everyday life and sail in viking ships.

Link vith infos and photos in danish:
http://www.riskmus.dk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2&Itemid=37
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Greenlands Parliament in Nuuk

Greenlands Parliament in Nuuk

The Parliament of Greenland (Kalaallisut: Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut; Danish: Grønlands Landsting) is the legislature (in this case, a parliament) in the government of Greenland, an autonomous province of Denmark. The government of Greenland is also called Home Rule of Greenland.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_of_Greenland
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Hans Egede statue in Nuuk

Hans Egede statue in Nuuk

Hans Egede (January 31, 1686, Harstad, Northern Norway–November 5, 1758, Falster, Denmark) was a Norwegian Lutheran missionary, called the Apostle of Greenland. Egede was an evangelist on the northern Norwegian islands of Lofoten when he heard stories of a green land settled by the Vikings but with which contact had been lost years before. In May 1721, he asked Frederick IV of Denmark for permi...
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Two Dash-7 at Nuuk Airport

Two Dash-7 at Nuuk Airport

Air Greenland has 6 Dash-7 planes in their fleet.

All transportation between cities in Greenland is carried out by either plane, helicopter or ship because there aren't any roads between them.
And because of this it's VERY expensive to travel around Greenland.
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Viking ship in Stockholm

Viking ship in Stockholm

This ship is/was used as a tour bout in Stockholm and was called Svea Viking.

But on april 28th. 2007 at 4:30am it caught fire and burned down. May 25th. it was breaked up.

Originally it was build as a minelayer for the British Royal Navy in 1943, rebuild as a ferry in 1946. Since then and 1996 it sailed under various names in Norway and Sweden.

1996...
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Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde

Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde

One of the main tourist attractions in Roskilde is the Viking Ship Museum (Vikingeskibsmuseet). At the centre of its collection are the well-preserved remains of the five Skuldelev viking ships.
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Rosenkrantz Tower in Bergen

Rosenkrantz Tower in Bergen

Rosenkrantz Tower was erected in the 1560’s by the governor of Bergen Castle, Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified tower. Earlier structures existed and was incorporated by Erik Rosenkrantz.
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Farming school in Greenland

Farming school in Greenland

In 1953 when Greenland became an equal part of the Danish kingdom, many Danes came to Qaqortoq to start up the municipal administration. This meant that the town grew rapidly and the agriculture, which had been here since the 1800‘s had to move somewhere else.

Upernaviarsuk was the place, very close to Qaqortoq, where today‘s agricultural test farming takes place. It is a service...
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Viking fort Trelleborg

Viking fort Trelleborg

At the end of th 1980th. archeologists found remains of a viking fort. It was measured to 125 meters in diameter and was constructed in the year around 980.

It's similar to the forts allready found in Denmark: Trelleborg at Slagelse, Aggersborg at the Limfjorden, Fyrkat at Hobro and Nonnebakken in Odense.

1/4 of it today is visible and was rebuild the way experts ...
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Viking settlement of Hvalsey

Viking settlement of Hvalsey

These are the remains of the Viking sttlement with the famous church ruin from the year 1300.

The Vikings came here around 950 and the village was abandonned around 1408.
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