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Oviedo in the region of Asturias with it's 224,005 habitants is a place located in Spain - some 231 mi (or 372 km) North-West of Madrid, the country's capital.

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Local time in Oviedo is now 06:04 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Porto, Villaviciosa, Salamanca, Ponferrada, Norena or Arcos. When in this area, you might want to check out Villaperez, Villamar, Ules, Tudela-Agueria, Teyego and Llanera as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Oviedo una ciudad accesible

07:03 min ( August 14, 2012 by viajerossinlimite)
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Realizamos un recorrido por la historia, la arquitectura, sus calles y su gastronomía. Experiencias inspiradoras para todos. Oviedo es una ciudad que diseña su urbanismo pensando en quien peor lo ti...

Oviedo Spain #72 Rialto

01:52 min ( December 20, 2009 by Davidsbeenhere)
Views: 321 - Rating: 5/5 In downtown Oviedo, just next to the memorial building of Oviedo's University and adjacent to San Fransisco Street, lies a famous bakery in Oviedo and all over Spain. Rialto was fou...

Sueño de un Extranjero (UNI Oviedo 2009...

06:04 min ( April 28, 2009 by trishnice)
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PARTE 1 University of Northern Iowa students attending the University of Oviedo in Oviedo, Spain. April 27, 2009 Culture week. This "teatro" group got to perform their obra para todos!! It's about a k...

Oviedo capital of paradise

04:17 min ( May 21, 2012 by jjgn1971)
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Oviedo, capital of the Principality of Asturias in North Spain, has many attractions, including the old town, the Gothic cathedral and the Campoamor theatre. It also has some of the most recognised sa...

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Cathedral of San Salvador, Oviedo

The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Saviour or Cathedral of San Salvador (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana Basílica de San Salvador, Latin: Sancta Ovetensis) is a Roman Catholic cathedral and minor basilica in the centre of Oviedo, in the Asturias region of northern Spain. The Cathedral of San Salvador of Oviedo today displays an array of architectural styles, from Pre-Romanesque to Baroque, including Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance parts.

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Located at 43.36, -5.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:8th-century church buildings, Basilica churches in Spain, Buildings and structures in Oviedo, Cathedrals in Spain, Churches in Asturias, Gothic architecture in Spain

San Vicente of Oviedo

San Vicente de Oviedo is a church and monastery in Oviedo, Spain. Founded November 25, 781 AD, by Máximo and Fromestano, the monestery was dedicated to Saint Vincent, a Valencian deacon and martyr. It was the first construction in Oviedo, a city considered to have been founded by Máximo and Fromestano. The church was later transformed into a monastery following the Benedictine Rule, with twenty-six monks. The style of the building is Romanesque, although reworked in the 11th and 12th centuries.

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Tags:780s architecture, 8th-century church buildings, Benedictine monasteries in Spain, Buildings and structures in Oviedo, Churches in Asturias

Archaeological Museum of Asturias

The Archaeological Museum of Asturias is housed in the 16th century Benedictine monastery of Saint Vicente in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. Its findings include collections of the Asturian Neolithic, Megalithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Astur hill fort culture, Roman period, and of the Gothic, Pre-Romanesque and Romanesque periods of the Kingdom of Asturias.

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Located at 43.36, -5.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological museums in Spain, History of Asturias, Museums in Asturias

University of Oviedo

The University of Oviedo is a public university in Asturias. It's the only university in the region. It has three campus and research centres, located in Oviedo, Gijón and Mieres.

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Located at 43.36, -5.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1574 establishments, Buildings and structures in Asturias, Educational institutions established in the 1570s, University of Oviedo

Kingdom of Asturias

The Kingdom of Asturias was a Kingdom in the Iberian peninsula founded in 718 by Visigothic nobles under the leadership of Pelagius of Asturias. It was the first Christian political entity established following the collapse of the Visigothic kingdom after Islamic conquest of Hispania. In 722, Pelagius subsequently defeated an Umayyad patrol at the Battle of Covadonga, in what is usually regarded as the beginning of the Reconquista.

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Located at 43.36, -5.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:History of Asturias, Medieval Portugal, Medieval Spain, Reconquista, States and territories disestablished in the 10th century, States and territories established in 718

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