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Roskilde Cathedral

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The royal burial church of Denmark and a UNESCO world heritage site. Experience a magnificent church and an architectural masterpiece. 1000 Years of Danish history are gathered here under beautifully decorated vaults and in dark crypts. Here 39...more
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Domkirkepladsen 3, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by in Roskilde on the way back from the Viking ship museum and spent an enjoyable hour wandering around looking at the royal tombs in the cathedral. Harald Bluetooth has a fresco but no big memorial or known tomb if you’re looking.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have some time in Roskilde it is worth seeing but it was not the most grand or interesting church, and the guide book is very confusing to follow as you make your way around the church.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If interested in Danish history and Royalties, this is an unmissable site. No other church in Denmark carries more history than roskilde cathedral

Thank Jørn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral was worth visiting for. It was magnificent and epic Place to be. I can really understand why this building is in the Unesco world heritage list.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A UNESCO world heritage site, this church where royals are laid to rest is well worth your time. Just thirty minutes away by train from Copenhagen, this charming town has a lot to offer travelers in terms of food, shopping and culture. Suggest to go...More

Thank Leveric N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK Copenhagen is the capital, but what you can find in Roskilde you'll never find in Copenhagen. Come on! Jump on the train and let's visit Roskilde's Cathedral near to Danish Fjords a big piece of art is only 20 minutes from city center. If...More

Thank Juan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth seeing. I nearly skipped over it. As far as old churches go, they all have an elegance that is seldom replicated these days. However the one thing that separates this cathedral from the others is the number of dead royal family coffins. There...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The burial place of the Danish royal family, a collection of chapels running through the centuries, including one in preparation for the current queen. Very interesting metalwork and some wall-paintings, mechanical clock which moves on the hour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I suggest you do both the Viking Ship Museum and the Cathedral as a day trip from Copenhagen. The Cathedral was very interesting, we visited it after our visit to the Viking Ship Museum. We spent about 90 minutes and then walked over to downtown...More

Thank tuslac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a magnificent building with 1,000 years of history. A UNESCO recognized site that took over 100 years to build. The nave and pulpit are magnificent. The pipe organ is one of the finest in all of Denmark and parts of the organ are dated...More

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NYLiddy
15 July 2018|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
In Roskilde I would budget about three hours at the Viking centre (including walking there for the station) about an hour at the Domkirke- another 90minutes for lunch and waking back to the station so....arrive in Roskilde... More
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PatGi2015
17 May 2018|
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Yes, take as many as you like and share them. But please do not use flash, and please refrain from photographing church goers. Kind regards David Heritage Manager
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whiterose1026
21 August 2016|
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Dear Whiterose. I am surprised that your tour guide did not know what the writing on the Kings Column is, as this is one of Roskilde Cathedrals most popular sites. The kings Column in the chapel of the holy magi has been... More
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