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Roskilde Destination Guide

Discover Roskilde in Denmark!

Roskilde in the region of Zealand with it's 44,285 habitants is a place located in Denmark - some 19 mi (or 31 km) West of Copenhagen, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Roskilde

Local time in Roskilde is now 10:33 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Copenhagen" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vekso, Vallensbæk, Tune, Tjaereby, Stenlose or Szczecin. When in this area, you might want to check out Vor Frue, Vindinge, Veddelev, Tagerup, Sankt Jorgensbjerg and Agerup as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

M83 - Midnight City @ Roskilde Festival ...

02:00 min ( July 10, 2012 by Daniel Schmidt)
Views: 1,143 - Rating: 5/5

M83 playing Midnight City at Roskilde Festival 2012

Genkicon 2012 at Roskilde

09:32 min ( August 20, 2012 by Magnu5R11s)
Views: 978 - Rating: 5/5

Her er den lang række af mennesker, der stimlede ind til hallen til cosplayshowet til cosplayshowet til Genkicon i år. Der var pænt mange cosplayers. Prøv selv at tælle dem. Uploadet af Bosei. Se...


The Who - You Better You Bet Roskilde Fe...

05:36 min ( April 26, 2012 by Stefan Jespersgaard)
Views: 599 - Rating: 5/5

The Who - Roskilde Festival 2007 Set list: 01: I Can't Explain 02: The Seeker 03: Anyway. Anyhow, Anywhere 04: Fragments 05: Who Are You 06: Behind Blue Eyes 07: Baba O'Riley 08: You Better You Bet 09...

The Who - See Me Feel Me/Listening To Y...

06:05 min ( April 26, 2012 by Stefan Jespersgaard)
Views: 396 - Rating: 5/5

The Who - Roskilde Festival 2007 Set list: 01: I Can't Explain 02: The Seeker 03: Anyway. Anyhow, Anywhere 04: Fragments 05: Who Are You 06: Behind Blue Eyes 07: Baba O'Riley 08: You Better You Bet 09...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Roskilde during the next days.

28
May
2019

Danske Bank, Panel, Martin Nordstjerne Rasmussen

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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03
Jul
2019

Roskilde Festival Wednesday

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Roskilde Full Festival

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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04
Jul
2019

Giorgia Angiuli

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Roskilde Festival Thursday

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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05
Jul
2019

Roskilde Festival Friday

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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06
Jul
2019

Roskilde Festival Saturday

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Roskilde Cathedral

Roskilde Cathedral, in the city of Roskilde on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark, is a cathedral of the Lutheran Church of Denmark. The first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick, it encouraged the spread of the Brick Gothic style throughout Northern Europe. Constructed during the 12th and 13th centuries, the cathedral incorporates both Gothic and Romanesque architectural features in its design. Until the 20th century, it was Zealand's only cathedral.

More reading: Roskilde Cathedral homepage
Located at 55.64, 12.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:13th-century architecture, Brick Gothic, Cathedrals in Denmark, Cemeteries in Denmark, Churches in Region Zealand, Gothic architecture in Denmark, Lutheran cathedrals, Romanesque architecture in Denmark, Roskilde, World Heritage Sites in Denmark

Roskilde Festival

Roskilde Festival is a festival held south of Roskilde in Denmark and is one of the six biggest annual music festivals in Europe. It was created in 1971 by two high school students, Mogens Sandfær and Jesper Switzer Møller, and promoter Carl Fischer. In 1972, the festival was taken over by the Roskilde Foundation, which has since run the festival as a non-profit organization for development and support of music, culture and humanism.

More reading: Roskilde Festival homepage
Located at 55.64, 12.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Clothing-optional events, Public nudity, Recurring events established in 1971, Roskilde Festival, Visitor attractions in Region Zealand

Roskilde County

Roskilde Amt (English: Roskilde County) is a former county on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The county was abolished effective January 1, 2007, when it merged into Region Sjælland (i.e. Region Zealand). Roskilde is also the name of the county's capital, and the name of a municipality. The small city of Roskilde is located 30 km west of Copenhagen. Danish kings were traditionally crowned there, in the Roskilde Cathedral.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.64, 12.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Former counties of Denmark (1970–2006), Region Zealand

Roskilde University

Roskilde University (Danish: Roskilde Universitet, RUC) is a Danish public university founded in 1972 and located in Trekroner in the Eastern part of Roskilde. The university awards bachelor and master's degrees as well as Ph.D. degrees.

More reading: Roskilde University homepage
Located at 55.64, 12.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1972 establishments in Denmark, Buildings and structures in Region Zealand, Educational institutions established in 1972, Roskilde, Universities in Denmark

Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy (Danish: Risø DTU Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi) was a scientific research organization north of Roskilde, Denmark. From 1 January 2008 it was made an institute under Technical University of Denmark.

More reading: Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy homepage
Located at 55.64, 12.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Danish government departments and agencies, Energy in Denmark, Multidisciplinary research institutes, Nuclear research centers, Research institutes in Denmark, Roskilde