Monuments in Orvieto

There are numerous monuments and attractions in Orvieto. Here are the main sights and symbols of the city, from the stunning Duomo and the St. Patrick well to other important medieval and Etruscan attractions like the Necropolis and Temple of Belvedere. Moreover you can not miss the original and important underground locations of Orvieto, natural and artificial caves, wells and tunnels digged from the etruscan period until today.

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Orvieto Underground

A guided tour of the underground of Orvieto is an exciting experience to see the remains of an old olive oil mill, Medieval throws, and dovecotes. A plunge into the heart of antiquity and get to know the city from its heart retracing the history…

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Torre del Moro

The tower was initially named by the Pope, and later renamed Moro probably in relation to that of Raffaele di Sante called “the Moor”. The tower stands in the heart of the city…

The Duomo of Orvieto

A symbol of the city itself, the Duomo is one of the most beautiful in Italy. The construction began in 1290, with the support of both the Catholic Church and the city. The intent was to create one large cathedral for the city…

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Fanum Voltumnae

The excavation area called “Campo della Fiera” where excavations are still in progress, which according to a collective opinion of historians and experts are bringing to light the remains of the famous Fanum Voltumnae…

Palazzo del Popolo

The palace was built around the 14th Century and was home to a very important institutional figure of the city during the Middle Ages: The Capitano del Popolo (Captain of the People).

Pozzo della Cava

A recently discovered Etruscan well located in a residence on Via della Cava. This hand dug well is 36 meters deep (over 118 feet) and consists of two parts merged: the first larger one, has a circular cross section with an average…

Santuario e Necropoli della Cannicella

Information about the etruscan Necropolis of Cannicella, another etruscan and archaeological site in the city of Orvieto.

Fortezza Albornoz

This is a castle or fortress accessible from Piazza Cahen, which now houses beautiful public gardens. Originally the fort had a moat and drawbridge, while today only a portion of the fortress still stands with a great tower…

Etruscan Necropolis of Crocifisso del Tufo

The necropoli del “Crocifisso del Tufo”, along with the remains of the Temple of Belvedere, is one of the witnesses visible to this day to the Etruscan civilization that for centuries inhabited Orvieto…

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Pozzo di San Patrizio

In 1527 during the “Sack of Rome” the then Pope Clement VII took refuge in Orvieto. He commissioned Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in the construction of the well to serve as the water supply in case of siege…

Etruscan Temple of Belvedere

This site is located near the entrance of the city of Orvieto, in the vicinity of Saint Patrick’s Well and just before Piazza Cahen. It sits in a shady area full of greenery with a pleasant walk that follows the perimeter of the cliff…

The Basement of Sant’Andrea

The basement of the church of S.Andrea are the remains of ancient periods : Etruscan and Roman buildings and an Early Christian church.

Teatro Mancinelli

The tradition of the theatre in Orvieto, as public representations, probably has ancient origins, but only in 1527 we have a certain documentary evidence of the presence in town of a public space used as a theatre…

Il Labirinto di Adriano

This place gets its name from its layrinthic structure, a series of wells, caves (20) and underground rooms that were discovered in the 1970s by the owners Adriano and Rita, while renovating their upstairs famous pastry shop floors..