Muralla medieval de Oviedo, Oviedo

Muralla medieval de Oviedo, Oviedo (must see)

Muralla medieval de Oviedo is the fortification that used to protect the city. At the end of the 9th century, King Alfonso II the Chaste moved the capital of the kingdom to the city of Oviedo. Here, he began an extensive building program raising churches, monasteries, palaces, as well as the defensive wall that surrounded the whole neighborhood. At the present moment, the wall is classified as a Cultural Heritage Landmark. Different sections of the wall can still be seen on the Plaza de Riego, Calle de Jovellanos and the largest one on the Calle Paraíso.

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Muralla medieval de Oviedo on Map

Sight Name: Muralla medieval de Oviedo
Sight Location: Oviedo, Spain (See walking tours in Oviedo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Oviedo, Spain

Create Your Own Walk in Oviedo

Create Your Own Walk in Oviedo

Creating your own self-guided walk in Oviedo is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Oviedo Introduction Walking Tour

Oviedo Introduction Walking Tour

Tucked between the Cantabrian Mountains and the Bay of Biscay in the north of Spain, Oviedo - capital of the Asturias province - is renowned for its medieval old town, home to the historic Gothic cathedral, museums, convent, and numerous plazas. To explore them all in detail, follow this orientation tour and get an in-depth experience of Oviedo!

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Oviedo Statues and Squares

Oviedo Statues and Squares

Oviedo is a very beautiful city, it offers its visitors a lot of wonderful landmarks to admire. This sightseeing tour proposes a trip around the most famous and interesting statues and squares of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles