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Roskilde Destination Guide

Discover Roskilde in Denmark

Roskilde in the region of Zealand with its 44,285 habitants is a town 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 11:06 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Copenhagen " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vekso, Vallensbæk, Tune, Tjaereby, and Stenlose. When in this area, you might want to check out Vekso . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Roskilde ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Roskilde, Denmark: Historic Capital

4:14 min by RickSteves
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Denmark's roots, both Viking and royal, are on display in Roskilde. This historic capitals centerpiece is its imposing cathedral, with paintings surviving from before the Reformation. And the Viking S ..

Per Vers @ Rap Slam Battles #4 - Going Orange

2:41 min by RapSlamBattles
Views: 2324 Rating: 4.43

NÆSTE SHOW 15. december på Pumpehuset: Da Per Vers trådte til som co-host på vores hidtil største Rap Slam Battles arrangement på Roskilde Festivalens Street City scene, blev crowden ..

Roskilde Tuborg 2012 Moments

3:15 min by Sinebrychoff1819
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Roskilde 2012 clips and moments! All profits from Roskilde go to welfare, Roskilde is a non-profit organization. Tuborg is one of the main sponsors of Roskilde Festival. 2012 Roskilde has artists as B ..

Ic 4 train on roskile

0:10 min by jensjacob29
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Thisted is a ic 4 train at the roskill 21/12/2009 13:20 ..

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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.

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Located at 55.64 12.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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 Abbey

Roskilde Abbey or Our Lady's Abbey, Roskilde (Roskilde Kloster or Vor Frue Kloster) was a monastery of nuns dedicated to Saint Mary the Virgin in Roskilde in Denmark. It was founded in the early 12th century for Benedictine nuns, but in 1177 became part of the Cistercian reform movement.

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Located at 55.64 12.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1536 disestablishments in Denmark, Benedictine monasteries in Denmark, Benedictine monasteries of nuns in Denmark, Benedictine nunneries in Denmark, Buildings and structures in Region Zealand, Christian monasteries established in the 12th century, Cistercian monasteries in Denmark, Cistercian monasteries of nuns in Denmark, Roman Catholic Church in Denmark, Roskilde

St. Catherine's Priory, Roskilde

St. Catherine's Priory, Roskilde, was a priory of Dominican friars located in Roskilde. It was dissolved in the Reformation and a private house built on the site, which in 1699 became the Lutheran Roskilde Adelige Jomfrukloster (now known as Roskilde Kloster), a women's collegiate foundation.

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Located at 55.64 12.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1231 establishments, Buildings and structures in Region Zealand, Christian monasteries in Denmark, Dominican convents, Lutheran women's convents, Roskilde

FC Roskilde

FC Roskilde is a Danish football club currently playing in the Danish 2nd Division. They play at Roskilde Idrætspark(Eagles nest, after the eagle in the clubs logo) in Roskilde on Zealand, which has a capacity of 6,000.

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Located at 55.64 12.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2004 establishments in Denmark, Association football clubs established in 2004, Football clubs in Denmark, Roskilde

Viking Ship Museum (Roskilde)

The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is the Danish national museum for ships, seafaring and boatbuilding in the prehistoric and medieval period. Around the year 1070, five Viking ships were deliberately sunk at Skuldelev in Roskilde Fjord in order to block the most important fairway and to protect Roskilde from enemy attack from the sea. These ships, later known as the Skuldelev ships, were excavated in 1962.

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Located at 55.65 12.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1969 establishments in Denmark, Archaeology of shipwrecks, Listed buildings and structures in Roskilde Municipality, Maritime museums in Denmark, Museums established in 1969, Museums in Region Zealand, Roskilde, Ships preserved in museums, Viking Age museums


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temperature and rainfall during the year in Roskilde