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Lovely exterior

We were only able to enjoy viewing the exterior of this building but it is certainly worth walking... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
A mystic moment of prayer and unique souvenirs

The Monasterio de Benedectinas is not opened to the public generally - it is however a magnificent... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Luca P
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14 Sep 2018
“Lovely exterior”
25 Aug 2018
“A mystic moment of prayer and unique souvenirs”
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Calle de San Vicente s/n, 33003, Oviedo, Spain
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

We were only able to enjoy viewing the exterior of this building but it is certainly worth walking past if you are in the area.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The Monasterio de Benedectinas is not opened to the public generally - it is however a magnificent imposing building worth seeing. The Nuns encourage the participation in the Lauds and the Psalms that are chanted in the Monasterio Church - this is worth doing for...More

Thank Luca P
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Was able to attend the morning prayer(chanting) with very old nuns.it was heavenly solenm.chapel very old too and dark.

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Do you know that the cloister nuns sing Gregorian chant every afternoon? Yes!! They do it for free and you can see them sat down

1  Thank Pipi P
Reviewed October 18, 2016

You could say that Oviedo is built around the Monastery of San Pelayo, the child martyr saints, whose relics are venerated in the church. Home to a community of Benedictine nuns, it's best to be present at one of the services that they sing every...More

2  Thank RaphaelTobias
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went to see the Monastery of San Pelayo at 7 pm, when it was open. That is when they have the Mass. The altar is very simple, with a cross over the altar table. What is interesting is the small chest where the body...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
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