Roskilde Convent

The first noble monastery in Denmark, Roskilde Convent is located on the site of a former 13th-century Blackfriar monastery, just a five-minute walk from Roskilde station and Roskilde Cathedral.

Roskilde Convent

Sankt Peders Stræde 8E,
4000 Roskilde

 

Roskilde Convent – Historical gem in the heart of Roskilde

The convent is situated on the site of a former Blackfriar monestary built in 1231 that was demolished during the Reformation in 1536 and replaced by a manor house in 1565 that later became the first noble home for unmarried women of rank in 1699. Guided tours let you explore its history, architecture, art and library, not to mention the beautifully preserved church and the grand hall ceiling decorated with 60 panels depicting stories from the Bible.

Roskilde Kloster

Roskilde Convent

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English guided tours at the Viking Ship Museum

Join the daily guided tours in english at the Viking ship Museum
The public guided tours in english is held 2 times a day every day 1pm or 3 pm.
The tour takes 45 minutes.

Frederikssund Viking settlement

A free, open-air museum with Viking pit houses and an authentic long house.

Egholm Arms Museum

Historic weapons, uniforms and various relics, such as everyday items from World War II, are on display.

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Roskilde Convent

Demolished during the Reformation to be replaced by a manor house in 1565, the convent once served as a home for unmarried women of rank. Enjoy a guided tour of its fascinating interior.

M/S Svanen bike tour – Guided tour

The author, the fjord and the beautiful country life.
Nice guided tour with M/S Svanen and Bikerent

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Thousands of tufted ducks arrive at Roskilde Fjord every winter. They stay here until spring, when they fly back north to their breeding sites. During the daytime, the ducks will rest at the lake, Kattinge Sø! Go watch them around sunset. An hour after sunset, the ducks will fly in huge numbers towards Roskilde Fjord, where they go to eat molluscs, worms, aquatic insects and some plants. It is a quite amazing site, when they fly out for dinner – the phenomenon is called ‘black moon’ by the locals. Thanks to @nationalparkskjoldungernesland 👍🏻
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What a weather! Many places you can however find beauty in the puddles like @susan.skree did here at Roskilde Harbor 👍🏻😊☔️💦💨 thanks for sharing!
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Evening stroll around the UNESCO World heritage site in Roskilde! Have you tried that? Look at the amazing Blue light flows out of the Windows!
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Bonfire and view! Can you imagine the feeling of the beauty in the simple things as to sit and watch the nature here? We can definitely!👍🏻💪🏻🌳🌳🌳Thanks for sharing @mmutley 👍🏻
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Our Beautiful Nature is surprisingly stunning here captured so excellent by local photographer @askejorgensen
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