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Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo

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Address: Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto, 33003, Oviedo, Spain
Phone Number: 985 221 033
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Impressive cathedral but not on level of leon's

Hard to visit another cathedral the day after visiting leon's. But it was impressive and in a nice plaxa.some good museums nearby.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visted in June and had to pay to enter. It was nice but a little disappointing as there were other churches in Oviedo which were free to enter and much prettier inside. There were also a lot of tourists visiting which sometimes spoils the tranquility if too many at once.

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New York City, New York
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337 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to visit another cathedral the day after visiting leon's. But it was impressive and in a nice plaxa.some good museums nearby.

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Belle Glade, Florida
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral is beautiful, and it has the best audio tour we experienced. The audio tour gives interesting information and is easy to follow. Sometimes, I get bored with audio tours, but not this one! I felt like the experienced the wonder of the cathedral throughout its history. It is easy to access and well worth spending time exploring. Highly... More 

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Thank Sonja L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's always nice to see beautiful monuments, but it was quite interesting to visit the cathedral of Oviedo in order to understand the Spanish history. Especially worth a visit to La Camera Santa which is quite valuable from historical point of view. Also it's interesting to know about the history of reconstruction of this small room. If you are lover... More 

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Carlisle, PA
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188 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stop on our visit to the city. It's a beautiful church, but some of the sides of it are still in need of restoration and cleaning. Inside, there is a typically beautiful interior with a number of niches with various places to either pray or admire. There is also an area with a room full of... More 

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Ramsbury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is limited opportunity to visit as there are understandable restrictions on some days. Even then no one stopped us 'having a look' (well worthwhile - we were quiet and discrete.

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Thank Terry W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing romanic (french style) cathedral and the audio guide tour does bring it to life telling you little known stories about the Cathedral and the objects in it including the Holly Shrine. Bear in mind the audio tour says it will take 40 minutes but if you do it properly, it will take more than that.

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Thank Fred F
Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The Cathedral is very well organized for the tourist. After one buys his ticket, he just follows the map and the directional arrows. The huge retable in the main chapel is wonderful to see. The cloisters were also very interesting. I bought the large book about the Cathedral in the store to be able to study it well.

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Adelaide, Australia
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A classic gothic cathedral with one of the most stunning altar screens as well as a host of chapels and features

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

How could you miss the beating heart of this historic town, that saw the very first pilgrim start on a long, arduous journey to Santiago de Compostela on what is now known as the 'Camino Primitivo'? Very beautiful gothic architecture with Romanesque remnants. Especially worth it is the attached museum, with its sculptures and religious relics - remarkable for their... More 

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