The official currency in Denmark is the krone (DKK).
With a population of 50,000 Roskilde is a business and educational centre for the region and the 10th largest city in Denmark. Roskilde is located 30 km west of Copenhagen on the Danish island of Zealand.
The official language is Danish, but most people also speak English.
TIME ZONE, ELECTRICITY AND WATER
HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS
You are advised to have a European electronic healthcare card, car insurance (if you travel by car), as well as a general healthcare insurance.
European Emergency Number: 112
Viking Ship Museum
The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde offers an incredible insight into the world of the Vikings and their era. You will be amazed by the five original Viking vessels from the 11th-century, as well as "The Glendalough Sea Stallion".
Roskilde Cathedral is inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list. It is a unique and beautiful medieval cathedral. The Viking kings Harold Bluetooth (d. 985) and his son, Sweyn Forkbeard (d. 1014) conqueror of England is buried here. Almost 40 kings and queens of Denmark are buried here.
Visit the city of Copenhagen, Denmarks Capital. Only a short trip with public transportaion and you can see the sights of Denmarks largest city. By bus, Roskilde Station is only 10 minutes away from Roskilde Congress Center Bauhaus Arena. Find a schedule and price here:
Read more about the city of Roskilde at Roskilde Turism Agency's webpage:
EUROPEAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017
Roskilde Kongrescenter Bauhaus Arena | April 8th - 9th 2017 | Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org