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  • Robert L
    Amherst, MA1,518 contributions
    The easiest way to enter the city center is via the escalators which bring you into the heart of the Rocca. Very well done, a few shops, clean, and leads right into the main street.
    Written 16 July 2022
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  • kim buay p
    Singapore, Singapore11,077 contributions
    I joined a one hour virtual tour by Heygo. Our guide, Patrizia-Umbria, was very knowledgeable and spoke very clearly. She was so interesting that it make up for travelling virtually during this Covid time. Firstly, we took the Minimetro with her to the hill at the top. She focused on the Perugino outlet and told us very interesting story about Luisa Spagnoli who started the Baci (Kisses) chocolates. In the shop, we saw the different flavours and types of chocolates. We also learned about how Luisa Spagnoli also thought of the idea of using angora yarn for knitwear including shawls, boleros, and fashionable garments which she trademarked l'Angora Spagnoli.
    I strongly recommend a tour by Patrizia as she was so enthusiastic in leading the tour with her knowledge and friendly mannerism.
    Written 4 September 2021
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  • PavlaPavla
    Chrudim, Czech Republic5,598 contributions
    The square itself is a gem. In this square you will find almost all the most interesting tourist attractions of Perugia: Cattedrale di San Lorenzo with a Virgin's wedding ring relic inside, Palazzo dei Priori, Fountain Maggiore, Etruscan well... It's definitely worth visiting. Definitely worth a visit, everyone will find something interesting here.
    Written 30 July 2022
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  • PavlaPavla
    Chrudim, Czech Republic5,598 contributions
    A beautiful palace in the Gothic style. Today, part of it serves as the town hall and in another part there is a museum.

    I visited the Sala dei Notari, where a piano concert was taking place. Entry was free. This hall has a beautiful wooden ceiling with frescoes. These frescoes depict Aesop's fables, legends and biblical stories.
    Written 30 July 2022
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  • lanzagortaber
    32 contributions
    if you are not the instagram tourist this is your place, packed with history, only for connoisseurs...
    Written 26 September 2019
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  • Theresa
    Morgantown, WV18 contributions
    a typical beautiful Italian church at the middle of town-center....you will not miss it when you are in town!
    Written 16 July 2022
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  • Luiz C
    Cascais, Portugal348 contributions
    If you want to have a cappuccino, watch Perugia animation or set off to discover the historic city and its monuments, you have to go to this street.
    It is mandatory
    Written 5 September 2019
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  • PavlaPavla
    Chrudim, Czech Republic5,598 contributions
    This monumental fountain located in Piazza IV Novembre was designed by Frà Bevignate da Cingoli and made from stone from Assisi. It was build between 1275 and 1277 to celebrate the arrival of water in the city.

    The lower basin is decorated by tiles that describe the 12 months of the year. Each month is connected to scenes of daily life and the farming work that characterize it.
    In the upper basin there are statues representing saints and mythological and biblical characters from the New and Old Testament.

    The Fontana Maggiore is a real masterpiece of medieval sculpture.
    Written 1 August 2022
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  • Theresa
    Morgantown, WV18 contributions
    feels like walking back to history....really like enjoy viewing the old houses and architectures along the walk. Definitely very unique part of Perugia.
    Written 16 July 2022
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  • backpacker31
    Boynton Beach, FL5,387 contributions
    Also known as Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, this unfinished church sits atop old Perugia at the far end of Corso Vannucci. The cathedral dates back to the late 1400’s. Although it’s exterior, in comparison with some of the grand Italian churches, may seem unimpressive, it’s stonework proved to be of interest. The interior is another story completely, featuring an intricately carved wooden choir, several impressive chapels, wonderful frescoes, soaring stone columns, a massive set of organ pipes at the altar and colorful stained glass windows.
    Written 25 February 2020
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  • PavlaPavla
    Chrudim, Czech Republic5,598 contributions
    One would say just a well, but what a history behind it! The Etruscan well was built 2300 years ago and still producing water. A narrow stone staircase descends to the well. Water is dripping from the walls, so everything is wet here. There is a small glass bridge over the well that you can walk on.
    At the entrance you can watch a short video about the history of this well. It's in Italian with English subtitles and well worth a watch. The entrance fee is €3.
    Written 27 July 2022
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  • ammie
    1 contribution
    We stayed at the castle and loved everything!! The beautiful building is tastefully decorated and renovated with passion for the history of the castle. Very kind staff and the owner, Vincent, made us feel welcome and at home!
    Please go here and be amazed!
    Written 16 July 2019
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  • Theresa
    Morgantown, WV18 contributions
    It is just a short walk from the old town of Perugia. It is a massive ancient gate. Another piece of history you have to witness in Perugia.
    Written 16 July 2022
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  • CM E
    Washington DC, DC82 contributions
    This is a very interesting site exploring the Umbrian ancestors of Perugia. View a burial chamber and a small museum with Umbrian artifacts.
    Written 11 July 2019
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  • Antonio F
    Perugia, Italy152 contributions
    It’s a “view from the top” that you can’t miss if the tower is open (which is normally in weekends but not always, so better to check online first!). Maybe it’s not the best view of the old city because you can’t see my favourite side of Perugia, but what you see from above the Sciri Tower (once owned by a powerful local family) is certainly worth the hundreds stairs you have to take. Try it on a sunny day!
    Written 27 October 2019
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