Contact details

Calle San Vicente 5
33003  Oviedo, Asturias  (Principality of Asturias)
mspelayo@telefonica.net
http://www.monasteriosanpelayo.com
Tel.:+34 985218981

Location

Asturias

Description

This is an enclosed monastery run by the Benedictine community of Las Pelayas. The monastery was founded in the 10th century under the patronage of Teresa Ansúez, and was dedicated to San Juan Bautista de las Dueñas. It has undergone significant remodelling since the 16th century. The only part remaining from the mediaeval construction is the cloister. Currently a guesthouse. 

  • Construction: Monastery
  • Artistic period: Baroque
  • Historic period: 16th century, 11th century

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