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Cemeteries in Covadonga

cemeteries in Covadonga

Cemeteries in Covadonga
Tomb of King Don Pelayo
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In the Holy Cave, inside the Sanctuary of Covadonga, as well as the Virgin of Covadonga in Sagrario Chapel, lie the remains of King Don Pelayo, a place where according to tradition, he took refuge with his men during the Battle of Covadonga . Don Pelayo was the first monarch of the Kingdom of Asturias, who ruled until his death. He is famous for having succeeded in stopping the northward expansion of the Muslims, starting the so-called Reconquista.
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