Attractions from Godthab

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Hans Egede Statue (Godthab)
On your way down to the colonial harbour you pass a yellow house, built of granite boulders. Today, it is the home of the president of the home rule, but it used to be the home of the town's founder, Hans Egede.
Samuel Kleinschmidt Lamp Post (Godthab)
Samuel Kleinschmidt (1814-1866) belonged to the German hernhut missionaries. He lived at a distance outside of the town, and it is said, that he hung his lamp on this pole every morning, on his way to the seminar, and fetched it every evening on his way back.
Santa Clauss Summer Residence (Godthab)
By Uummannaq is a little wooden house, which has become quite famous. The house is located in Spragle Bay by the foot of Mount Uummannaq, and has become known as the summer residence of Santa Claus. Even though you might not actually see Santa, you can easily imagine that an old, white-bearded man lives there during the summer.
The Colonial Harbour (Godthab)
The colonial harbour is Nuuk's first harbour, and many of the old colonial houses remain, giving a good impression of how the former colony looked. In the basin you often see kayakers practicing the art of kayaking.

Area and city attractions

• Disco Bay
• Godthab
• Jakobshavn
• Julianehåb
• Upernavik
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