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Between Copenhagen and the West Zealand coast, there's very little to see and explore other than the ancient former Danish capital of ROSKILDE, less than half an hour by train from the capital. There's been a community here since prehistoric times, and later the Roskilde fjord provided a route to the open sea that was used by the Vikings. But it was the arrival of Bishop Absalon in the twelfth century that made the place the base of the Danish church – and, as a consequence, the national capital for a while. Roskilde's importance waned after the Reformation, and it came to function mainly as a …
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Hotel Prindsen

Two-story Victorian Hotel situated in the center of town, 1 km from Roskilde train station, 35 km to Copenhagen's Kastrup Airport.

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Roskilde Cathedral

Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, this was Scandinavia's first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick and it encouraged the spread of this style throughout northern Europe. It ...