Contact details

Laderas del Monte Naranco (a 3 Km. del centro de Oviedo)
33012  Oviedo, Asturias  (Principality of Asturias)
Tel.:+34 638260163



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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.

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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


  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
  • From Sunday to Monday

    From 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  • From Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM From 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • From Sunday to Monday

    From 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM


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

  • Admission free


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