San Pedro is a Romanesque-style church in the Mestas de Con neighborhood of Cangas de Onís. It was built in the 13th century and restored in 15th and 16th centuries. The frescoes date from the 18th century.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Marcelino (3 years ago)
Surely he knew better times.
Juan Carlos Puga Ramallal (3 years ago)
Church in Mestas de Com, Cangas de Onis. It could be better preserved.
Simon Pena (4 years ago)
A poorly preserved ruin. I wish I was better to visit her.
Francisco Martinez Alejo (4 years ago)
The church of San Pedro en Con, located between Llano de Con and Mestas de Con, council of Cangas de Onís (Asturias, Spain), is a popular Romanesque church, with a single nave and square head. The head, today opened by two semi-circular arches with imposts, was attached to some missing lateral compartments. The roof is made of wood in the nave and the groin vault in the apse. As notable decorative elements, the Romanesque façades of the western and southern facades and the triumphal arch on attached columns are preserved. The entire area of ​​the fence is decorated with wall paintings from the 18th century, constituting one of the few examples of popular architecture with pictorial decoration from before the 19th century.
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