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Cámara Santa Chapel in Oviedo

  • Entrance to Cámara Santa Chapel. Catedral de Oviedo © Principado de Asturias

    Entrance to Cámara Santa Chapel. Catedral de Oviedo © Principado de Asturias

     
  • Cámara Santa Chapel. Catedral de Oviedo © Principado de Asturias

    Cámara Santa Chapel. Catedral de Oviedo © Principado de Asturias

  

Category

Chapel

Date

Siglo IX

Style

Pre-Romanesque
Plaza de Alfonso II (Situada en el interior de la Catedral)
33003 Oviedo
Asturias
Asturias

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Websitehttp://www.infoasturias.com

Located in Oviedo Cathedral, it is one of the historical monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of Asturias, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It was King Alfonso II’s court chapel. It is a rectangular building with two floors known as Santa Leocadia Chapel or Crypt, and San Miguel Chapel.
It houses the Cathedral Treasure, including important jewels like the Cross of the Angels (symbol of Oviedo), the Victory Cross (emblem of Asturias) and the Agate Box. The Holy Ark is also important. It contains Christian relics, including what is known as the Sudarium of Oviedo (now kept in a special container for its conservation).

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Friday

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Closing days: Sundays and Public holidays

Rates

 

Monday to Saturday

General: €2

Reduced: €1,30

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