A 1000 YEARS OF HISTORY
THE CATHEDRAL OF KINGS
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 40 kings and queens of Denmark are buried, so you can explore the entire Danish Royal history in one place. The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site – just 25 minutes by train from Copenhagen Central Station.
A WORLD HERITAGE SITE
A World Heritage site is a monument or place that has important significance in the history of mankind. Today more than 980 sites are inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO, including the Pyramids, The Great Wall of China and Grand Canyon. Roskilde Cathedral was built around 1200 and is the first Gothic cathedral in Scandinavia, built in bricks. With its many unique Royal chapels the Cathedral reflects the changing European architectural history.
The Cathedral is also part of the European Route of Brick Gothic.
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