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To see Visiting Gijón

Located in the northern coast of Spain, in the province of Asturias, this is the largest city in the province and is known for its vibrant culture, beautiful beaches, and historical landmarks.

Beach

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General view of Gijón

San Lorenzo beach is a long, wide stretch of sand that completely covers a cove, right in the center of the city.

São Pedro

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San Pedro

Located on the edge of the large rock formation that is Cerro de Santa Catalina, next to the beach, is the church of San Pedro. It is a construction from the middle of the last century to replace the church destroyed by the civil war.

Roman baths

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Roman baths

Also close to Cimavilla, the Roman baths built between the 1st and 3rd centuries have been recovered, and are now a museum, displaying the most notable Roman remains of northern Spain.

Octavio

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Octávio statue

Marking the entrance to Cimavilla, a modern statue with an antique look pays homage to Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus.

Santa Catalina

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Santa Catalina

The end of Santa Catalina hill, in Cimavilla, is occupied by an extensive green area surrounding the ruins of a fortress, where a gigantic and strange construction stands. It is the Praise to the Horizon monument, erected in 1990.

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