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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 14 September 2018
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 25 August 2018
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14 Sep 2018
“Lovely exterior”
25 Aug 2018
“A mystic moment of prayer and unique souvenirs”
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Reviewed 14 September 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 25 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lucapE9494DU
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Gianna Marla M
Reviewed 20 June 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank AnderPiedra
Reviewed 18 October 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

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank RaphaelTobias
Reviewed 23 July 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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank BennyMalaga
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