Cathedral, Oviedo
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Cathedral, Oviedo

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The Cathedral Although Gothic in overal, the San Salvador Cathedral, as we can see it today, is composed of elements built in different moments in time. It stands where the basilica built by Alfonso II was, and this one was also built on the remains of the church of his father Fruela, destroyed by the Arabs.
The basilica grew bigger and bigger swallowing up older buildings, including the King's palace, whose chappel, the Cámara Santa, now World Heritage, is the only section left and the oldest element we can see now in the Cathedral.
The Cámara Santa is home to the main treasures of the old Asturian kingdom: the two crosses (symbol of Asturias, the replica of one of them can be seen hanging from the roman bridge in Cangas de Onís)and some christians relics that made Oviedo an important pilgrimage city during the Middle Ages.

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A: Passage santa barbara of oviedo

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Passage santa barbara of oviedo

B: Cathedral, Oviedo

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Although Gothic in overal, the San Salvador Cathedral, as we can see it today, is composed of element...

Cathedral, Oviedo

C: Portico of the Cathedral of oviedo

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Portico of the Cathedral of oviedo

D: Corrada del Obispo, Oviedo

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Corrada del Obispo, Oviedo

E: Corrada Del Obispo square in blue hour in oviedo

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Corrada Del Obispo square in blue hour in oviedo

F: San Antonio street in blue hour of Oviedo

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San Antonio street in blue hour of Oviedo

G: San Vicente street in blue hour of oviedo

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San Vicente street in blue hour of oviedo

H: Music Conservatory in blue hour of Oviedo

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Music Conservatory in blue hour of Oviedo

I: Calle San Vicente De Oviedo

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Calle San Vicente De Oviedo

J: Corrada Del Obispo De Oviedo

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Corrada Del Obispo De Oviedo

Ce panorama é été pris à Oviedo, Asturias

Ceci est un aperçu de Asturias

Historically isolated from the rest of Spain by its high mountains, Asturias claims to be a Natural Paradise. It hosts many World Heritage features and gets world wide media coverage every year when the 'Prince of Asturias Awards' winners' names are announced.

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