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I did not think the church itself was particularly interesting although the dome is said to be one of the largest around. However, if you go around to the crypt below it is a different story. It has a domed stone ceiling and is arranged...More
It is a slow climb up the side streets to this very plane looking church. It is one inside you discover the real wonders. It has a very impressive dome roof with a painted domical ceiling under. In the centre is a blue panel with...More
Whether on the motorway or smaller roads approaching the town you will see the Cathedral Roof. Well worth taking a visit, the inside is very well preserved. Bit of a climb up but if you park at the bottom by the bus park there is...More
The main cathedral was under renovation when we visited. However, the lower chapel was open. It's an interesting octagonal sanctuary. Very dark and old but with modern touches. There's a great view from the back piazza.
How the Cattedrale survived to the present day is simple an act of God.....
My first visit to a circular house of worship. The skylight windows in the dome let in beautiful light to a dark interior.
Sit for a while and absorb the history...More
This is a very impressive Cathedral but wont take long to view it as there is very little to view within it , however at the entrance if you pay 1 Euro the lights in the Dome will illuminate for 15 Minutes and at night...More
Lost and looking to find Orvieto and GPS took us to this fabulous place! Cannot believe this isn't on every tourist trek! And so glad it wasn't as we were inside by ourselves for an hour! If you aren't religious, you will be after leaving...More