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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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  • Re-fuel by the monument and environment. Beside Sta. Maria del Naranco. Park in parking and upload path somewhat steep but short. Good site ara photos.
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  • San Miguel de Lillo is the another jewel of the perromanico Asturian located in the monte Naranco of Oviedo. Is to very few meters from Santa Maria of the Naranco, the other jewel of the pre-Romanesque Asturian. To do this visit will need car or transport public, if like are of walking and you want give a good ride also can do it, only ten in has that the road is of ones 4 km and is all costs up. There is a large parking lot where to leave your car since up to above cannot be accessed by car. Near the parking there is an interpretation centre which will help you to better understand these two monuments to visit. There are guided tours that explain both monuments. Totally recommended.
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  • Best Santa María de el Naranco. Is a penalty that visitors earlier have painted and written on its walls.
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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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