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San Miguel de Lillo, Oviedo

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In a country full of magnificent cathedrals, San Miguel de Lillo can seem nondescript. The relatively small size of this 9th-century church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, belies the critical role that it played in maintaining Christianity during Moorish rule. Take note of the pre-Romanesque style that would later become prominent in Spanish cathedral design. Inside, columns (as opposed to pillars) separate the three naves, which are decorated with Byzantine and North African motifs. The hillside location offers fine views of Oviedo and the surrounding mountains. Using our international travel planner, Oviedo attractions like San Miguel de Lillo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • From Oviedo to the monte naranco, this jewel of astures centuries and the company of the real paracete of sta maria, are forced to know if these in Asturias.
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  • The Church is not ugly but they have put some horrible crystals. I guess that they will be that the pigeons don't enter and it dirty all but the truth is that you disappointed much see it as well. I think it could have been done otherwise most concealed
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  • This jewel of the Asturian pre-Romanesque is located few meters above Santa María de el Naranco. Must climb after (in car) until the Christ, in the top of the Naranco. It eats very well at several restaurants in the area (Casa Lobato, Grill Buenos Aires). It is a whacked for all who visit Oviedo.
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  • One of the jewels that constitute the pre-Romanesque little peninsula is essential to your visit, next to Santa María de el Naranco. There are hits free Monday which can be completed with the audio guides of tourism page, but should be attentive to the opening hours or only you will see on the outside, I've posted them here. The rest of the week there are guided tours.
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  • I would love to go to this Chapel San Miguel since I live in between rivers Argentina and he is the patron saint of San Miguel between rivers I'd go but I don't have much money for the trip and I'm from surname Solis Asturian is the origin of Solis
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  • Architectural symbols well preserved an oasis of tranquility scarce parking
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  • Get the guided tour that starts in Santa María del Naranco, you won't regret it :-) San Miguel de Lillo is probably one of the pre-Romanesque monuments more important in the world.
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