On a visit to Orvieto you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Orvieto. These places are what Orvieto is all about. These must see places in Orvieto will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Piazza del Duomo, 26, 05018 Orvieto TR, Italy
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
This is a large 14th century Roman Catholic Cathedral that was constructed on the order of Pope Urban IV. It is said that once a priest was passing this place and saw the altar inside bleeding badly and its clothes were all blood stained. The stained cloth is now stored safely inside the cathedral.
The architecture and design is very elegant, with...
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Piazza Duomo 24 (tourist info office), Orvieto, Italy
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
As you reach the Piazza Duomo for this tour, you will be taken to a different city it feels like. It is also known as The Underground City. This place has a collection of around 440 caves with absolutely fantastic geology and designs. Not only do you get to know the history of around 2500 years over here but also the history of how Estruscans survi...
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Viale San Gallo, 18038 Orvieto TR, Italy
10:00 am - 06:45 pm
This is a historic well that was built by engineer and architect Antonio da Sangallo the Younger between 1527 and 1537. It was during the reign of the Holy Emperor Charles V that the well was constructed as he feared that the water supply might run insufficient in case of a siege. It was completed during the papacy of Pope Paul III.
It is also know...
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Corso Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 87, 05018 Orvieto TR, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This was a late 13th century civic project that was built on an elevated portion of the city. The main purpose of building this was to keep a proper watch on the city after it was extensively reformed. At one point of time this became the most important landmark of the city. A mechanical clock was installed in 1876 and after this it came to be know...
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Via della Cava, 28, 05018 Orvieto TR, Italy
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
This is an underground stretch where a family has very well conserved archeological and historical remains that were excavated from here and are said to have belonged to the early residents of the caves. It is also said that once upon a time 5 French officers were murdered following a fight and were buried down here.
The parts of this place are the...
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Loc. Fossatello, 50, 05019 Orvieto TR, Italy
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a wine producing estate that was earlier known as the Santa Maria De Decugnano and was owned by the clergy. Wine making is a tradition of this place since the 13th century and is now a tradition here. It is a very popular tourist attraction too as you can see here the rich green vineyards and the cellars inside. Also notable are the wine ma...
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Piazza del Duomo, 29, 05018 Orvieto TR, Italy
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
This is a lovely museum that is located in the Piazza del Duomo and dates back to the 19th century. The museum building is an attraction in itself given the fantastic design and architecture. It faces the Duomo di Orvieto. The collections in this are the objects of excavations from the Crucifisso Necropolis, the Holy site of Canicella and the Belve...
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Corso Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 05018 Orvieto TR, Italy
07:30 am - 06:30 pm
This is a notable church in the Piazza dellaRepublica. It dates back to the 12th century and is known for the decagonal bell tower that is a part of it. It is one of the oldest churches of the city. The inside has rich designs and beautiful frescoes that date back to more than 3000 years.