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Viking History Comes Alive

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

Reviewed September 15, 2016
BradHurley
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Hartford, CT
Wonderful private owned greenlandic youthhostel

Visit this beautiful spot in Qassiarsuk. Peaceful, wonderful with an amazing view - visit Ellen... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2016
Kunngu
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Mahe, India
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Sep 15, 2016
“Viking History Comes Alive”
Jul 11, 2016
“Wonderful private owned greenlandic youthhostel”
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Reviewed September 15, 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 July 11, 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 October 10, 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 September 22, 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 August 27, 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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