San Pedro - Cudillero, Asturias, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 43° 33.781 W 006° 08.770
29T E 730481 N 4827297
Quick Description: The church of San Pedro de Cudillero is Renaissance from the 16th century but in the Gothic style, although it has undergone numerous renovations. Its first construction was paid for by the residents of Cudillero.
Location: Principado de Asturias, Spain
Date Posted: 11/25/2021 2:25:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM15ATZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
Today we can find two valuable carvings inside. One of the carvings represents Saint Francis of Assisi and is from the first third of the seventeenth century, and the other is an image of Christ Crucified in the baroque altarpiece, from the first third of the seventeenth century.

Regarding its structure, it has a single nave with a ribbed vault and a semicircular apse, and two chapels on the sides.

San Pedro is the Patron Saint of Cudillero and his festivals are the most famous in the area. San Pedro, San Pablo and San Pablin are celebrated, from June 29 to July 1. The day of San Pedro takes place l’Amuravela that consists of a secular sermon, in verse and pixueto dialect that is addressed to San Pedro. In it, the relevant events of the year at the local, regional and even international level are reviewed with grace and irony. The sermon is "cast" from a ship that is placed in dry dock in the Plaza de La Ribera or La Marina.

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