"roskilde denmark" Roskilde by doug48

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roskilde was founded by the vikings in the 10 th century AD as a settlement on the roskilde fjord. roskilde is a charming village about 30 miles west of copenhagen. roskilde was denmark's first capitol. in 980AD the viking king harald bluetooth built zealand's first christian church here. in the middle ages roskilde's population was around 10,000 making it one of the largest towns in northern europe. today, roskilde's most famous sites are the viking boat museum and the roskilde cathedral that houses the tombs of denmark's many kings and queens.

  • Last visit to Roskilde: Apr 2010
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2009 at 10:34 AM

    Oh here it is! Nice!!! I see they have 5 viking ships! Excellent -- something for me to look forward to...Norman :)

  • Aug 6, 2006 at 7:07 AM

    Hi Doug, it looks interesting, wish we had a bit longer in Denmark now!


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