A to Z of Cathedrals – O is for Oviedo in Spain

Oviedo is only a small city, only just scraping into the top twenty largest cities in Spain and it isn’t even the largest in Asturias so it didn’t take that long to walk around the historical centre and soon there was only one thing left to do – visit the Cathedral.

The building was severely damaged during the Spanish Civil War when the conflict more or less started here and there was fierce Nationalist oppression inflicted by General Franco but it has been restored now and has been returned to its former medieval grandeur.

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2 responses to “A to Z of Cathedrals – O is for Oviedo in Spain

  1. Oviedo the old Asturias, many families from there immigrated to my native town yeaars ago, now some of my best friends are from there too. Nice town. Cheers

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  2. Looks a lovely little town

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