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Asturias

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.

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Description

Dedicated to the Archangel Michael.

This religious building has the World Heritage designation and was used as a chapel by the King Ramiro I.

It is among the monuments in Oviedo and Asturias which have been designated a World Heritage site by the UNESCO. It was built on the Naranco mountain during the reign of King Ramiro I, in honour of the Archangel Michael. Today, only a third of the original building remains: the entrance, access to the choir stalls and the start of the three naves. However, the ornamentation on bases and capitals, as well as some vestiges of the latticework from the windows can still be seen.

  • Construction: Church
  • Artistic period: Pre-Romanesque
  • Historic period: 9th century
  • Setting: Santa María del Naranco Church. The city of Oviedo.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Nov 01 to Mar 30
  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 10:00 to 14:30
  • Monday, Sunday From 09:30 to 13:00
  • From Apr 01 to Oct 31
  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 09:30 to 13:00 From 15:30 to 19:00
  • Monday, Sunday From 09:30 to 13:00

Prices

  • General: €3
  • Reduced: €2
  • Groups: €2
  • Monday

  • Admission free

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