Paamiut, (Frederikshaab) Greenland
The town of Paamiut is located at the mouth of the Kuannersooq Fjord in southwestern Greenland. The town was built in 1742, however to all appearances, the area has been inhabited since around 1,500 BC.
Visitors can see the very characteristic wooden church which dates from 1909. In the local museum located at the town center, are archaeological finds from around the area. It is based on a former carpentry workshop and a salt house.In late summer and autumn whale watchers will usually see rorquals, fin whales, killer whales or humpbacks.
Things to See & Do
* Glaciers and icebergs
* Whale watching
* Wooden Church
* Paamiut Museum
Cruise Season – May - Oct
Currency – Danish krone (DKK)
Language – Kalaalllisut, Danish
Population – 1619 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code + 299
Travel Links - Paamiut is a port of call for the Arctic Umiaq ferry service.Connections to Nuuk and Narsarsuaq are served by Air Greenland STOL aircraft.