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Roskilde is the city of Denmark with strict evidences of rich Danish history. The significant administrative and cultural role of the city of Roskilde should be mentioned while talking about this city.
The name Roskilde of this city was kept after the King Ro the founder of the city. In the ancient age Roskilde was famous for its Viking heritage. Since this time itself the city was vastly populated the first wooden church of Denmark was also built in this site.

The establishment of the church had resulted in considerable missionary influence in the city. During the medieval age the city of Roskilde, Denmark had major significance. The catholic influence of the city was abolished in the 16 th century as it was the major seat of reformation. After this period the city witnessed significant decline economically and population wise. In the 19 th century when the city of Roskilde was connected to Copenhagen by railroad new life was infused in to the city.

Some of major places of attraction in Roskilde are:
  • Roskilde cathedral: this is a fairly old cathedral fabricated in the 13 th century. The cathedral was recognized as a World Heritage sight by the Untied Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  • Ships of the Vikings: this museum displays some of the remains of the famous Viking ships. The Longship and Warship are the two most famous ships of the Vikings displayed in the museum.
While planning a vacation to Roskilde it would be better to make bookings during the Roskilde festival which takes place every year. The festival features rock and pop performances which is the biggest in whole of Europe. The tourist attraction in the city has also led to significant economic development of the city.

Copenhagen Aabenraa
Aalborg Aero
Arhus Billund
Birkerod Bornholm Island
Dragor Ebeltoft
Esbjerg Falster
Faroe Islands Farum
Fredericia Frederikshavn
Frederiksvaerk Fyn
Greenland Grena
Haderslev Helsingor
Herning Hjorring
Hobro Holbaek
Holstebro Horsens
Horsholm Ikast
Ishoj Kalundborg
Koge Kolding
Korsor Lolland
Middelfart Mon
Naestved Nakskov
Nyborg Nykobing
Odder Odense
Randers Ribe
Ringkobing Ringsted
Ronne Roskilde
Silkeborg skagen
Skive Slagelse
Soro Struer
Svendborg Taastrup
Thisted Varde
Vejle Viborg


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