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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 yesterday via mobile

How many do have 18 queens and 21 Kings for over night staying. So impressive - work from the cathedral to the Harbour, wonderful trip

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hannechristensen2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice cathedral with nice architecture and burial site for monarchs, nothing spectacular but a good walthrough.

Date of experience: January 2019
7  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 18 January 2019

The Most ever fantastic experience is one I and my newly wed wife experienced - To get married in the Roskilde Cathedral on January 5, 2019 by the excellent Priest, Mr. Torben Jeppesen. The Cathedral is Beautiful, the day was 5th January 2019, hence still...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anthona1959
Reviewed 13 January 2019

The cathedral has been the main burial site for Danish monarchs since the 15th century. It has numerous tombs of the royals buried in the last 500 years. This is a nice church but it is not extravagant in any sense. It was an enjoyable...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Well worth a visit, lots to see inside and outside with stories of the royals within. We arrived at 3.15pm and it closed at 4pm so we didn’t really have enough time there it would be worth spending a couple of hours there if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank emilyhugo
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

A must visit when a tourist in Roskilde. Either take the audio guide or book a guided tour. Either way you won’t regret it. If attending with kids, they should be around 4 years old and above.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 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
1  Thank ronnav2016
Reviewed 19 November 2018

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 28 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 21 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
1  Thank Matthias W
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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
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
22 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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