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Roskilde Cathedral

Domkirkepladsen 3, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
+45 46 35 16 24
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Domkirkepladsen 3, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To be in Roskilde (the ancient capital of Denmark) and not go to the cathedral? The ticket costs 60 krones. The cathedral is very beautiful and monumental. Shrine of the Danish kings. There is a small museum.

Thank Anneke V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As said - a must see. Roskilde Domkirke is an important part of Danish history. It's located in the city Centre, right next to the townhouse square (Called Stændertorvet) Visiting the small streets around Roskilde Domkirke, will give you an idea on how the houses...More

Thank Aka2212
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a look for those interested in history, royalty or just Denmark in general. Cathedral looks good, the tombs are interesting and the overall experience is worth a see.

Thank CatlynK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellently maintained building. Very important historical site. Tombs of most Danish kings and queens. Well worth the time. We took the train from Copenhagen. Easy walk from station. Nice town to visit as well.

Thank tareybs
Reviewed 1 week ago

The inside features dozens of ornate sarcophagi in various alcoves, plus engraved burial slabs on the floor of the church aisles. We were surprised to find them exposed to foot traffic. The docent we asked explained that covering them had been considered but the idea...More

Thank Moon4kat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roskilde cathedral is the burial place of most of the Danish royalties. It is huge, made of brick and very impressive. I liked that there was information about the different kings and queens everywhere. Don't miss the upper level, fantastic view of the church room...More

Thank MiaEJ2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brief visit here on our way up to the coast. It was good that it stayed open until 6pm on the day we visited. There is a small free car park nearby and then a short walk up a steep slope to...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see and only a short train ride from central station Copenhagen using the Copenhagen Card. Roskilde UNESCO world heritage cathedral built 1170, the first Gothic cathedral built of brick and where more than 40 Danish kings and queens are buried. Go,...More

Thank trishsoto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many kings and queens of Denmark have their final resting place in this ancient cathedral. Their monuments are interesting especially after learning a little about Danish history. There's a model of the glass monument that will be used for the current Queen and Prince Consort....More

Thank tallpinesCO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roskilde Cathedral is one of the largest and most beautiful of Denmark's cathedrals. It is recorded on UNESCO's Heritage List and is for sure worth visiting.

Thank Kristina L
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whiterose1026
Does anyone know what the red lines on a column in one of the burial chambers is? I took a picture but I can't figure out how to post it on here. But it basically has a vertical line with the letters O-G-F-R-()-G (and a few more but I can't read the rest). Then it splits out horizontally from that vertical column of letters to say things like "Philip Hertug at Edinburgh" and "Knud" and other words I can't read. It splits to the left and right of the vertical column. Thanks for any answers you can give me because I couldn't find anything on google and the tour guide didn't know either :(
21 August 2016|
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Response from adminros | Property representative |
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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