Sct. Bendt's Church

The Monastery of Ringsted and the St. Bendt's Church

The Church of St. Bendt is the only building left of Ringsted Kloster, the Benedictine monastery, that burnt down in 18th century. The church is the oldest brick church in Scandinavia, it dates as far back as to around 1170 A.D.-when it was built to replace a travertine church erected around 1080.
From 1182 to 1341 the Danish kings an queens were buried in the Church of St. Bendt, which, in terms of architecture, history, and sepulchral monuments, is among the finest in the country.



The Church of St Bendt - The first Royal church in Denmark.
In Ringsted rests Queen Dagmar and Valdemar Sejr.

Opening hours
15/09/2014 - 30/04/2015 Monday - Friday11:00 - 13:00
15/09/2014 - 30/04/2015 Saturday, Sunday13:00 - 15:00
01/05/2015 - 15/09/2015 Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00
12/10/2015 - 20/10/2015 Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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Ringsted Turistinformation info@visitringsted.dk
 

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Address

Sct. Bendtsgade 9
4100 Ringsted

Phone

+45 57614019

Fax

+45 57671130

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  • City / Area

    • Ringsted
    • Sealand, Møn, Lolland-Falster
  • Classification

    • Saint Hannes Cross
  • Types of church

    • church
    • roadside churches

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    Longtitude : 11.786495999
    Latitude : 55.445481