An amazing spiritual place, beautiful as well as stunning architecture. And all built without so much as a calculator! The stained glass, the elegant lines, and the wonderful frescoes - not to be missed.
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On a cold and windy day, we spent a very educational and interesting couple of hours exploring this impresive Cathedral. In my opinion it rivals, if not surpasses, the Duomo of Florence! Many exceptional works of art to be seen, the most impressive beibg those...More
We were only going to pass through Orvieto, but were captured by the stunning beauty and first started looking at Duomo di Orvieto in more detail. The stonework was different than I'd seen in other locations, including the triangular cobblestones on the ground. We decided...More
It's hard to take your eyes off the facade of this Duomo -- the colors and images created by the mosaics and the magnificent bas-relief and statues dazzle the senses, making it a beautiful blend of architecture and art. Its massive size and unusual striping...More
Amazing facade. Unexpectedly large Cathedral for a town the size of Orvieto. Very impressive art work in the side chapels. Had come here following Rome, and were still impressed after seeing St. Peter's and the Sistine Chapel.
One of the most beautiful sights we saw in Italy was the sun setting on the facade of the Duomo in Orvieto, a stunning work of art and a moving experience.
There are a lot of churches and it is difficult to decide which ones to visit; but let me suggest, highly suggest you include this church along with Siena and Pisa when in the area. In addition to an amazing church the town itself is...More
Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this was formerly an Episcopal seat. The building was constructed under Pope Urban IV to provide a home for the Corporal of Bolsena. Which was Host that was bleeding so much it stained the altar cloth, and that cloth is...More