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 Eastern facade of Dom Kyrka Roskilde Sjślland Denmark 
 Keywords: Original wooden church built on the site by Harold Bluetooth circa 1000. This was replaced in 11th century with a stone one built by King Canute's sister Estrid. In 1080 a new church built by Bishop Svend Nordmand was consecrated and this was replaced by the present brick structure in the 12th century. Commissioned by Bishop Absalon it is one of the earliest examples of French inspired Gothic brick Cathedrals. Roskilde was the capital of Denmark until 1400 and the Cathedral has been the burial place for generations of Danish monarchs Danish Zealand cathedral apse architecture architectural old ancient medieval green copper roof oxide verdigris tall pointed spire tower brick religion religious building place of worship Christian Christianity large big grand impressive magnificent bright colourful colorful yellow red spectacular courtyard beautiful beauty pretty picturesque scene scenic scenery lgpl

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Eastern facade of Dom Kyrka Roskilde Sjślland Denmark

Keywords: Original wooden church built on the site by Harold Bluetooth circa 1000. This was replaced in 11th century with a stone one built by King Canute's sister Estrid. In 1080 a new church built by Bishop Svend Nordmand was consecrated and this was replaced by the present brick structure in the 12th century. Commissioned by Bishop Absalon it is one of the earliest examples of French inspired Gothic brick Cathedrals. Roskilde was the capital of Denmark until 1400 and the Cathedral has been the burial place for generations of Danish monarchs Danish Zealand cathedral apse architecture architectural old ancient medieval green copper roof oxide verdigris tall pointed spire tower brick religion religious building place of worship Christian Christianity large big grand impressive magnificent bright colourful colorful yellow red spectacular courtyard beautiful beauty pretty picturesque scene scenic scenery lgpl