Oviedo has its origins in the 8th century. It was founded thanks to the installation of the Monastery of Fromestano on the hill of Ovetao, where thanks to its good location a site was built first, then a town and in the 18th century it was named the capital of the Principality of Asturias. Where did he get his name from. The passage of Santiago's road For the city and the creation of the University, they have kept it as a city alive and open to new trends.
- town hall (Plaza del Ayuntamiento s / n, Tel .: 985 98 18 00): it is in the Baroque style. It was built by the architect Juan de Naveda, right next to the medieval wall. In 1939 it was renovated. The symbol of the city is the Marble Lion, which is located at the main gate. Before it was located in the Plaza Mayor and then it was moved to its current location. It is the custodial symbol of democratic values.
- HotelLa Reconquista (c / Gil de Jaz, 16): it is located in an 18th century Baroque Palace, it was the Hospital and Hospice of the Principality. It was built by order of King Fernando VI and the work was carried out by the architect Pedro AntonioMenéndez. It is of incredible architectural beauty. In it all the personalities and the Kings and Princes of Spain stay, during the delivery of the Prince of Asturias Awards. Highlights: the Chapel designed by the architect Ventura Rodríguezy and built by Manuel Reguera González. It is dedicated to the Virgin of Covadonga. The Patio de la Reina also stands out, in commemoration of the visit of Isabel II.
- Market and Plaza del Fontán (Pl. Del Fontán): it is a porticoed square located in the old town and one of the most emblematic places in Oviedo. It was built in 1792 by the architect Francisco Pruneda y Cañal, as a public market square. Currently, together with the adjoining square of Daoíz and Velarde, it is a meeting point and an interesting market takes place on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
It is located in the area of the central valleys and mountains. Ideal for adventure and mountain sports: hiking, rafting, bungee jumping, canoeing, jumping, ski courses, paragliding, bicycles, horse riding, mountaineering, mountaineering, bungee jumping ... It is made up of the municipalities of: Oviedo, Quirós, Belmonte de Miranda, LLanera, Grado, Nava, Cabranes, Noreña, Proaza, Somiedo, Las Regueras, Tameza, Tevergal, Riosa, Ribera de Arriba, Sariego, Santo Adriano, Salas and Siero.