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Roskilde Domkirke

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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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Domkirkestraede 10, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cathedral in Roskilde is not easy to drive to. There is a parking lot directly opposite the entrance, but it is invariably full. Other free parking is available a short walk away, but navigating through the one-way streets to get to them is difficult....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NomeMan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Simply one of the most breath taking cathedrals I have ever visited. Additional chapels have been built over the years to house the coffins of past kings and queens. All chapels reflect the art and architecture of the time. A small service was going on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ELIZABETH T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't plan to visit the Cathedral, but I'm glad I did. It holds the coffins of many Danish kings and queens. There are also the Little Mermaid's sisters, markings of hights of some of the kings on a pillar, and beautiful frescoes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maja H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine a place where all Danish Kings and queens since 1300 are burried. The Church coatins more than 700 graves, the royales in their Rich decoraded coffins other noble People’s in the floor “the stinking Rich” and other in underground chapels. If you visit the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 2+ hours walking around inside of this cathedral. For 60 Danish Kroner you can tour this place including the museum. Different chapels hold the coffins of King’s and Queens going back to 1400s AD. The church was starting to be built about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit place if you are visiting Cooenhagen/Roskilde. This place is one of the oldest tresures and a wonder. Its only 40km from Copenhagen and easy to visit by train from the Copenhagen main station to Roskilde st. The town Roskilde also has a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarkis1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 1 February 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 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
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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
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
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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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