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Located next to the A6, this more tan a 1000 years old church still stands here, in the middle of a... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
martinvI2585BK
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very nice

One of the best attractions of Oviedo, it is really worth it,classic architecture of the North of... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Giorgos T
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Located next to the A6, this more tan a 1000 years old church still stands here, in the middle of a small park. Unfortunetly closed when we visited

Thank martinvI2585BK
Reviewed 28 August 2018

One of the best attractions of Oviedo, it is really worth it,classic architecture of the North of Spain

Thank Giorgos T
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is an interesting and rather beautiful looking pre-Romanesque church about 10-15 minutes walk from Oviedo cathedral. Wasn't able to go inside but it is used as a regular parish church. The building is part of UNESCO's world heritage sites

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The church is a comfortable walking distance from the center of Oviedo--nearer to the center than the other pre-Romanesque churches. Check opening times in advance. The interior wall paintings are in an impressive state of conservation--and you can appreciate the rich colors. Almost no (if...More

1  Thank malb465
Reviewed 19 October 2016

San Julian is one of the many interesting ancient churches in and around Oviedo, many of the Mozarabic, i.e. pre-Romanic, and dating from 9th Century. One of the advantages of San Julian is that it is within walking distance of the city centre, pretty intact...More

Thank RaphaelTobias
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Dont miss this unique "frescos" they are absolutely wonderful and in an amazing conservation state. Don t miss it

1  Thank EduardoPinheiroLIS
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We had a guided tour of San Julian the guide explain to as all about the wall painting, no photos inside the church 2 Euro entry this church is UNESCO site, the church still holds mass,weddings, and funerals.

Thank lees599
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Closer to the city than Santa María del Naranco, San Julián de los Prados is a pretty church of basilical plan that possesses wonderfulwall paintings, in much better state that those in San Miguel de Lillo. Entry is a 2€ fee with a really nice...More

Thank kittyriumo
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Well worth tracking down this slightly hard to find early church. Delightful murals inside and a very spiritual atmosphere.

Thank Lucie M
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Having visited 3 other pre-Romanesque churches around Oviedo I was looking forward to San Julian as it was the largest and still working as a church but I found the interior strangely unmoving and felt no sense of its history or its spirituality. There are...More

Thank JimmyMack
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