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Oviedo Destination Guide

Discover Oviedo in Spain

Oviedo in the region of Asturias with its 224,005 habitants is a town 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 05:13 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Madrid " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Porto, Villaviciosa, Salamanca, Ponferrada, and Norena. When in this area, you might want to check out Porto . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Oviedo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Session - Green Fields of Glentown

8:31 min by Alberto Ablanedo
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A clip from a session in Oviedo. Dolfu r. Fdez, Pepín de Muñalén, Stephanie Swanton, Sarah Jones, Borja Vazquez, Alberto Ablanedo. the first tune is The Porthole of the Kelp by Bobby Casey, I think we ..

El Partisanu - Nacho Vegas

3:22 min by Pablo A. Quiroga Prendes
Views: 3678 Rating: 5.00

Versión n'asturianu a cargo de Nacho Vegas. Guitarra: Mar Álvarez (Pauline en la Playa);Coros: Montse Álvarez (Nosoträsh ); Batería: Roberto Nicieza (Australian Blonde); Hammond: Chus Neira (Groovie D ..


Oviedo, Spain #86 Oviedo Cathedral

1:44 min by Davidsbeenhere
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davidsbeenhere.com The Oviedo Cathedral in Oviedo was originally built in the 8th century but later finished in 1388. The cathedral is in the Asturias region of northern Spain. The cathedral has an ar ..

TNT2008 closure ceremony: Bagpipe band Ciudad de Oviedo

7:22 min by Bbsinsed
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The 9th Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT2008) took place in Oviedo (Spain) - Auditorio Principe Felipe - September 01-05, 2008. The conference ended with the performance of the B ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Siege of Oviedo

The Siege of Oviedo was a siege in the Spanish Civil War that lasted from July 19 until October 16, 1936. The town garrison, under the command of Colonel Antonio Aranda Mata, declared for the uprising and held out until relieved by a Nationalist force.

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Tags: Battles of the Spanish Civil War, Conflicts in 1936, History of Asturias, Mass murder in 1936, Sieges involving Spain

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oviedo

The Archdiocese of Oviedo is an Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic church in Spain. The archdiocese encompasses roughly the current autonomous community of Asturias or Principality of Asturias. Erected in the 9th century, the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese in 1954. The diocesan see is in the city of Oviedo, where the Catedral de San Salvador is located.

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Tags: Asturias, Dioceses established in the 9th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in Spain

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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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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Tags: History of Asturias, Medieval Portugal, Medieval Spain, Reconquista, States and territories disestablished in the 10th century, States and territories established in 718

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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Tags: 8th-century church buildings, Basilica churches in Spain, Buildings and structures in Oviedo, Cathedrals in Spain, Churches in Asturias, Gothic architecture in Spain

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