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  • Chapel of Santa María del Campo. Castropol.

    Art | Monuments

    …33760. Castropol. Asturias. www.castropol.es.   The chapel stands on the old Campo de Tablado area in Castropol. The building has a rectangular floor plan with two small side sections (chapel and sacristy) and the date i…

  • Chapel of the Virgin de La Guía. Ribadesella.

    Art | Monuments

    …Ribadesella. Asturias. http://www.ribadesella.es/. This small Renaissance shrine underwent a major reconstruction in the 19th century. Its square floor plan suggests that it may have been shortened; this implies that the…

  • Caños de San Francisco Fountain. Avilés.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle San Franciso, s/n. 33400. Avilés. Asturias. www.avilescomarca.info.   This fountain is the most unusual in the area. It has a front panel with six spouts in the form of human heads from which the water flows toward…

  • Oviedo Town Hall. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Oviedo. Asturias. www.oviedo.es.   The Town Hall was built in 1622-1623 by the architect Juan de Naveda, and the building was restored and extended in 1939. The main door is presided by a marble l…

  • Chapel of El Humilladero. Cudillero.

    Art | Monuments

    …33150. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es.   This Gothic chapel has been extensively reformed. It has a square floor plan with buttresses and ogival vaults. The altarpiece dates from the 16th or 17th century.   This G…

  • Los Pilares Aqueduct. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Roberto S. Velázquez. Oviedo. Asturias. www.turismoviedo.es. This work of engineering was built in the 16th century and originally supplied water to the city. Today only five of the 41 arches or pillars are still s…

  • Chapel of La Magdalena. Ribadesella.

    Art | Monuments

    …Vega, s/n. 33345. Vega. Ribadesella. Asturias. www.ribadesella.es. Although it was rebuilt in 1722, the origin of this chapel is unknown. Although it was rebuilt in 1722, the origin of this chapel is unknown.…

  • Casino of Llanes. Llanes.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Nemesio Sobrino, s/n. 33500. Llanes. Asturias. E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientodellanes.com. http://www.llanes.com/. This palace once housed the former Casino-Theatre of Llanes, an extremely important social centre for…

  • Rectory of Soto de Luiña. Cudillero.

    Art | Monuments

    …33150. Soto de Luiña. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es. This 2-storey rectangular building is built of masonry and has stone elements. The cornice is decorated with tryglyphs and metopes. It has been restored and is…

  • El Collado House. Ribadesella.

    Art | Monuments

    …Ribadesella. Asturias. http://www.ribadesella.es/.   It has three floors and a basement and is famous for being the birthplace of the painter Darío de Regoyos. The main facade has an outstanding balcony which occupies th…

  • Valdés Salas Mansion. Salas.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza General Aranda, s/n. 33860. Salas. Asturias. http://www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/museos-y-espacios-culturales/monumentos/casa-palacio-de-valdes-salas.   It is a sober masonry and stonework building that …

  • Coceña Asturian country house. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

    …Coceña, s/n. Coceña. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es. Typical large Asturian country house with wooden galleries and cantilevered balconies with wood sills. Typical large Asturian country house with wooden galleries an…

  • Church of Santa Lucía in Coceña. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

    …Coceña. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es. Small traditional chapel, with a single nave, a portico on the base and a flat sanctuary, and a vestry adjoining the north side of the sanctuary. Small traditional chapel, with …

  • Avín Cavern. Onís.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves

    …Cuevona de Avín. Se accede desde la carretera AS-114. 33556. Onís. Asturias. E-mail: museosdeonis@gmail.com. http://www.cuevasturisticas.es. A subterranean visit to glacial fauna. Located in Asturias at the foot of the P…

  • Llonín Cave. Peñamellera Alta.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …33578. Llonín. Peñamellera Alta. Asturias. http://www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/arte-rupestre/rupestre-cueva-de-llonin. Some thirty prehistoric engravings and paintings. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Locat…

  • Sculpture "Monument to Fernando Villamil". Castropol.

    Art | Monuments

    …Parque De Loriente, s/n. Castropol. Asturias. www.castropol.es. This monument was built to commemorate the sailor and writer Fernando Villamil (1845-1898), who distinguished himself as a soldier in Cuba, first on land du…

  • Upper Jurassic Formations. Ribadesella.

    Art | Monuments

    …33560. Tereñes. Ribadesella. Asturias. E-mail: info@ribadesella.es. http://www.ayto-ribadesella.es/el-jurasico. There is evidence of the presence of dinosaurs where Secondary Era sedimentary formations appear. These form…

  • Bruxu Fountain. Valdés.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Nicanor del Campo, s/n. Luarca. Valdés. Asturias. www.valdes.es. Built in 1764 by Julio Méndez Camina, the fountain is set in a square wall made of granite slabs, with two lower courses made of slate from which the…

  • El Lloviu Cave. Villaviciosa.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carretera Peón, s/n. Villaviciosa. Asturias. http://www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/naturaleza/otros-espacios/cuevas-naturales/cueva-del-lloviu.   This cavity is of outstanding geomorphological interest as it is formed o…

  • Shrine of Los Remedios. Franco, El.

    Art | Monuments

    …Porcía. Franco, El. Asturias. www.elfranco.es. This small church is built of stone. Its importance derives from the intense devotion of the local inhabitants for the Virgin de los Remedios. This small church is built of …

  • Church of San Esteban de Sograndio. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carretera N-634, al lado del cementerio de Sograndio. Sograndio de Arriba. Oviedo. Asturias. http://www.turismoviedo.es/. This simple church was built beside the Northern Route of the Way of Saint James and its exception…

  • Church of San Juan de Priorio. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Priorio. 33174. Las Caldas. Oviedo. Asturias. www.turismoviedo.es. Standing on the Northern Route of the Way of Saint James, this church has various peculiarities in its construction which make it unique among the buildi…

  • San Pedro de Nora Church. Regueras, Las.

    Art | Monuments

    …Las Regueras. Acceso desde Trubia por la AS - 233. 33119. San Pedro de Nora. Regueras, Las. Asturias. http://www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/prerromanico/iglesia-de-san-pedro-de-nora. Declared National Monument i…

  • Church of San Pedro in Pernús. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

    …Pernús. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es. Rebuilt in the 18th century (1772), the church only conserves its original layout and a historic capital located on the exterior of the sanctuary. Of particular note are the bel…

  • Church of San Pedro Apóstol in Gijón. Gijón.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Valdés, s/n. 33201. Gijón. Asturias. http://www.gijon.info.   Until 1893 this was the only parish church in the town of Jovellanos, a famous figure of the Enlightenment who was baptised here. The original church wa…

  • Church of San Pedro. Cudillero.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de San Pedro. 33150. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es.   This building is in the Gothic style, but dates from the 16th century. It has a single nave with a cross vault and a semicircular apse. During the Spani…

  • Parish Church of Santa María in Bierces. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

    …La Riera. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es. It is dedicated to the Virgin of El Carmen. The facade is in the form of a semicircular arch protected by a small roof supported on Tuscan columns. It dates from the first qua…

  • Church of Santa María in Soto de Luiña. Cudillero.

    Art | Monuments

    …Soto de Luiña. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es.   It has three naves, a transept, a semicircular sanctuary crowned by a star shaped vault, a tower standing at one end and porticos on both sides supported by slender…

  • Church of Santiago in Caravia. Caravia.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carrales, s/n. 33344. Carrales. Caravia. Asturias. www.aytocaravia.com. This church is devoid of ornamentation and has a single nave with a square head wall, two chapels added in 1862, a bell tower which was reformed in …

  • Church of Santiago. Cudillero.

    Art | Monuments

    …Novellana. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es.   This church was built on a shrine which previously stood on the same site. The nave is covered with a very simple vault. It contains various valuable images, and partic…

  • Church of Santa Marina. Navia.

    Art | Monuments

    …33790. Puerto de Vega. Navia. Asturias. E-mail: turismo@ayto-navia.es. http://www.naviaturismo.com/. This large church was designed and built between 1730 and 1749. It contains an excellent series of altarpieces by the a…

  • Church of Santiago Apóstol. Castropol.

    Art | Monuments

    …33760. Castropol. Asturias. www.castropol.es.   Castropol was one of the last stages on the pilgrim route to Santiago in Asturias, so much so that one of the side doors of the church is known as the “French door”. It has…

  • Camposagrado Palace. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de Porlier, s/n. 33003. Oviedo. Asturias. www.turismoviedo.es. Declared a Historic-Artistic Monument in 1943, this building is presently the site of the Supreme Court of Asturias. This mansion was built in the midd…

  • Espriella Palace. Llanes.

    Art | Monuments

    …Villahormes s/n. Villahormes. Llanes. Asturias. E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientodellanes.com. www.llanes.com.   Construction began in 1616 on this palace for the nobleman Llanes de Espriella. It has a rectangular floor plan …

  • Palace of the Marqueses del Real Transporte. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

    …La Riera. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es.   The building has two storeys and a rectangular floor plan. It has an adjoining chapel with a door formed by a semicircular voussoir archway covered with a half barrel vault,…

  • Palace of the García de Tineo family. Tineo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Mayor, 18. 33870. Tineo. Asturias. www.tineo.es.   Also known as the “House of Tineo”, it underwent multiple reforms before it attained its present appearance. The original nucleus was probably the circular mediaev…

  • Camposorio Palace. Navia.

    Art | Monuments

    …Piñera. Navia. Asturias. E-mail: turismo@ayto-navia.es. www.naviaturismo.com. This site was built in the 18th century and is halfway between a palace and a country farmstead producing agriculture and cattle. It comprises…

  • Gobiendes Palace. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

    …Gobiendes. Colunga. Asturias. www.lacomarcadelasidra.com . It has been declared a Historic-Artistic Monument. It is a rural structure, based on a 15th-century defensive tower. It was gradually extended over time, and the…

  • Oviedo City Walls. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Oviedo. Asturias. www.turismoviedo.es. The longest and best conserved section is located along the street known as the Calle Paraíso. Other remnants can be seen in the Postigo Alto, along the streets of Sol, Mendizábal, …

  • Ferrera Palace. Avilés.

    Art | Monuments

    …33400. Avilés. Asturias. www.avilescomarca.info.   This building is a return to a lack of ornamentation compared to the highly decorated Baroque palaces in Avilés. The facade is shaped at right angles and has a tower at …

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