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The Reformation brought Roskilde's development to an abrupt stop.
While the cathedral continued to be the preferred location for the entombment of the Danish monarchs, most of the other religious institutions disappeared.
The Sankt Hans psychiatric hospital serves the Capital Region with specialized facilities for forensic psychiatry.
The cathedral and the Viking Ship Museum, which contains the well-preserved remains of five 11th-century ships, attract more than 100,000 visitors annually.
It is not clear when Roskilde became a market town but it was certainly enjoying trading privileges under King Eric II who reigned from 1134 to 1137.
Today's cathedral was completed in 1275 after five of Absalon's successors had contributed to its construction.The local airport opened in 1973, mainly serving light aircraft for business use and flight instruction.Among the city's notable citizens are Absalon, the bishop who founded Copenhagen in the 12th century, L. Ring, the symbolist painter who gained fame in the 1880s, the writer Lise Nørgaard who wrote the popular Danish TV series Matador in 1978 and the rower Thomas Ebert who became an Olympic gold medallist in 2004.Roskilde, which developed as the hub of the Viking land and sea trade routes over a thousand years ago, is one of Denmark's oldest cities.From the 11th century until 1443, it was the capital of Denmark.