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The flamboyant Gothic Cathedral de San Salvador

The Cathedral of Oviedo is without doubt one of the most emblematic monuments in the city I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mireille b
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Ramnicu Valcea, Romania
Summer

The cathedral is awesome. You can take pictures ( no flash ). You need to pay to for your visit. I... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
alza007
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Isabela, Puerto Rico
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Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto, 33003, Oviedo, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral of Oviedo is without doubt one of the most emblematic monuments in the city I visited this year . It stands on the site of the church built by King Fruella in the 8 th century .It is devoted to the Saviour and...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is awesome. You can take pictures ( no flash ). You need to pay to for your visit. I recommend this place

Thank alza007
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I've been in many other cathedrals and this one does not shine compared to others in Europe. It's nice for a 10 minute visit, but do you expect much.

Thank JLG770
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church from the outside. A landmark for pilgrims to Santiago de Compostella. Limited hours for visits during the weekend.

Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

A complicated construction. 2 churches in one, different styles. A camara santa, with relics going back to the 8th century. Only ground floor wheelchair accessible.

Thank martinvI2585BK
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I a not a religious person, however with the provided audio guide this cathedral is definitely worth visiting.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was a fascinating cathedral, so different from the others we saw on our trip. The highlights were the gorgeous altar, the historic artifacts in the reliquary from the start of the reconquest, and the ability to still access the preromanesque foundations and crypts of...More

Thank kcboy2000
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a good place to see if you visit Oviedo, a great one, I would say. The square outside is already magnificent, but the entrance is not expensive and has a lot to see.

Thank Just_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The cathedral is very nice and with the audio guide you can easily spend one hour around wandering in the treasury room, courtyard, etc. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Jordi B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I was surprised at how much there was to see during the tour. Self guided information in multiple languages via hand-held speaker. Highlight was the alter and the Sudarium de Oviedo (cloth of Jesus face). Would love to see this when the actual one is...More

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