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Church of Kap Dan, Kulusuk

#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Greenland
Religious Site Tourist Spot
Located atop a hill overlooking the small village of Kulusuk, Church of Kap Dan draws visitors with its interesting history and unusual design. Built in 1908 from the ruins of a ship, the church serves as a gathering place for many locals and visitors. At the entrance, note the carved statue of an Eskimo woman facing the sea. The interior is quite modest, with a focus on the large, intricate stained glass windows that create colorful light inside. Inspect the altar, decorated with animal fur, and take some time to soak in the overall atmosphere of the place. Make Church of Kap Dan a centerpiece of your Kulusuk vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kulusuk trip itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful little church and I loved hearing the history of how it was built, the stained glass windows and of the religious history of the their culture.  more »
  • Built in 1922-3 by the crew of a Danish ship that bike up here in the ice. They used the ships timber to build it. A german artist who visited here on a day trip in 1970 donated the beautiful stained ...  more »
  • Always wanting to see far away places, this one was crazy for me. Beautiful sunny day, perfect flight, good landing, then...? Four of were met at the airport by 2 guides, Greenlanders. They pointed an...  more »

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