Plaza de Feijóo, Oviedo

Plaza de Feijóo, Oviedo

Plaza de Feijóo is located in the heart of the historic city of Oviedo. It is named after the renown writer, teacher and philosopher, Benito Jerónimo Feijoo. The statue of Father Fray Benito Feijoo is installed in the center of the square. Benito Feijoo is famous for writing several immortal works like “Teatro Crítico” (Critic Theater) and “Cartas Eruditas” (Educational Letters). His works were translated in Italian, Portuguese, English, and German. The writer was one of the first to support women rights in his famous “Defense of Women” (1726), claiming that women have the same intelligence level as men and should be given equal rights and opportunities. His works still possess high cultural and scientific value.

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Plaza de Feijóo on Map

Sight Name: Plaza de Feijóo
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
Oviedo Statues and Squares, Part 2

Oviedo Statues and Squares, Part 2

Oviedo is famous for featuring a lot of curious statues, sculptures and artistic compositions. Each of them has a story, certainly worth knowing. This tour will show you the most famous and beautiful of Oviedo hidden jewels.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles