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Why visit Roskilde Cathedral?

Roskilde Cathedral is a world-class attraction and a unique monument for Danish history. Roskilde Cathedral is the burial church of the Danish monarchy housing almost 40 royal graves from the Viking king Harold Bluetooth, who christened the Danes in the 10th century to Margrethe 2. the current queen of Denmark who is preparing her own future burial place. 

The Cathedral is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of few Danish attractions awarded the maximum three stars in the Michelin Travel guide. Roskilde Cathedral was awarded the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award in 2013 and 2014 for one of the best landmarks in Denmark. 



Access to the cathedral
Roskilde Cathedral is a functioning church with regular church services. The regular church services are placed outside the opening hours. However weddings and funerals (app. 30 per year) will close the Cathedral with a few days notice for a few hours.


To avoid inconveniences to tour operators and traveling agencies due to funerals, the cathedral guarentees access for visitors: mondays and wednessdays (the whole day) and tuesday, thursday and friday untill 13.00. Changes to opening hours can be found here


Groups of 10 or more persons: kr. 40,- pr. person 
Groups of 10 or fewer persons: kr. 60,- pr. person
Guides and drivers are free of charge when accompanying the group.


We accept all domestic and foreign vouchers. We do not demand any fees for handling vouchers or invoices. 

Guided tours

Guided tours in Danish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, and French is available, please contact Visit Roskilde:

Visit Roskilde 
Tel: +45 4631 6565
E-mail info(at)visitroskilde.dk



Contact us

David Høyer

Heritage and Visitor Manager

Telephone: +45 5190 2019

E-mail: dah(at)roskildedomkirke.dk