Explore the Cathedral

A unique experience!

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 kings and queens of

Denmark lie buried. The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site –

just 20 minutes by train from Copenhagen Central Station.


Roskilde cathedral is UNESCO World Heritage

Around the globe, there are certain places that tell the

history of the Earth and mankind. This is what we call world

heritage. Today more than 980 sites are inscribed on the

World Heritage List, including the Pyramids, The Great Wall

of China and Grand Canyon. Roskilde Cathedral was built in

1170 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.