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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here one afternoon on weekdays. No much crowd . 60Dkk entrance. I saw the museum the night before sunday and its free of charge but it was sooo crowded. And u cant get a good photo so i decided to comeback in the morning....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ronnav2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's short train ride from Copenhagen. The church itself is beautiful, especially in autumn with red leaves clawing the wall. This church is a royal tomb, so marvelous coffins lying all over in the church. The 3 sisters of Mermaid are also inside this cathedral.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PiggyM_13
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Before going inside, Klaus, our driver/guide, told us about how the Cathedral obtained the magnificently-carved golden altar piece that can be seen from the front and back. When the toll takers asked the value of the altar piece, the Belgians valued it very low to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The cathedral is a short train ride away from Copenhagen. After a short stroll through the little charming town you reach the gothic cathedral. Tombs of many danish royalties can be found inside and it is worthwhile to climb up to the second floor as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Matthias W
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 5 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jørn A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HeliHelsinki_Finland
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank levericn
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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NYLiddy
15 July 2018|
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Response from S7014CSmichaelh | 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
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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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