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Oviedo Cathedral



  • Oviedo Cathedral, interior. Asturias

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Oviedo Cathedral


Contact details

Plaza Alfonso II El Casto, s/n.
33003  Oviedo, Asturias  (Asturias)


Oviedo Cathedral


Services

Audio guide, Guided tours.

Oviedo Cathedral


Description

Composed of three sections with side chapels, it has a distinctive tower with a slender, integrated steeple. In the Chapel of King Casto there is a Royal Pantheon which holds the bodies of the Asturian monarchs. There is a Diocesan Museum in the cloister with important archaeological items on display. The Cámara Santa chapel, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is part of the Cathedral. It houses the Cathedral Treasure, including the Cross of the Angels (symbol of Oviedo), the Victory Cross (symbol of Asturias), the Agate Box and the Holy Ark. It is in Gothic style with Baroque and Renaissance elements.  

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
16th century