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Iglesia de San Julian de los Prados

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Address: Calle Selgas 1, 33011, Oviedo, Spain
Phone Number: +34(985)285582 ‎

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Wonderfull beautiful lovely wall paintings

Dont miss this unique "frescos" they are absolutely wonderful and in an amazing conservation state. Don t miss it

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dont miss this unique "frescos" they are absolutely wonderful and in an amazing conservation state. Don t miss it

Thank EduardoPinheiroLIS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a guided tour of San Julian the guide explain to as all about the wall painting, no photos inside the church 2 Euro entry this church is UNESCO site, the church still holds mass,weddings, and funerals.

Thank Lee S
Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Closer to the city than Santa María del Naranco, San Julián de los Prados is a pretty church of basilical plan that possesses wonderfulwall paintings, in much better state that those in San Miguel de Lillo. Entry is a 2€ fee with a really nice guide that will tell you of the meaning and history of the paintings. Trully a... More 

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

Well worth tracking down this slightly hard to find early church. Delightful murals inside and a very spiritual atmosphere.

Thank Lucie M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Having visited 3 other pre-Romanesque churches around Oviedo I was looking forward to San Julian as it was the largest and still working as a church but I found the interior strangely unmoving and felt no sense of its history or its spirituality. There are things to see as a tourist but I found it oddly mundane.

Thank JimmyMack
Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

After visiting the Cathedral, we walked 1.2km to this small church. After knocking on the door twice, a lady attendant charged the 2 of us 5E to see the interior(no pictures whatsoever). This Unesco site is the biggest of all the pre-Romanesque Asturian churches. We appreciated the remaining interior wall painting.

Thank Gene J
North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

A little jewel of a church and more to see than the other two churches. The woman attendant is very helpful in answering questions and will take time to point out some of the more intrestng details. About 20 min. is enough time. It is lovely to know it is a working parish church. The day we visited, it was... More 

Thank Esther P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We couldn't get into the church as it was a Spanish Holiday, but it did look amazing. It backs onto a major highway and it's right in the middle of a built up area, so not as dramatic as Santa Maria. I think all the amazing bits are inside, but as it was closed and very wet I shall never... More 

Thank SteveP1874
panama city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were on a ship tour from RC Anthem to see this beautiful church and World Heritage Site. Although the church was not opened on our visit, we enjoyed walking around the grounds and seeing the site.

Thank travelwithmisty
Oviedo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This wonderful church, jewel of the preromanesque art, is a must when you are in Oviedo! Lovely palace and part of the World Heritage was a summer palace of Kings, a church and resting place where the city could be under control but far from the busy city life. I have been living in Asturias for quite a lot but... More 

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