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Orvieto Caves

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Address: Piazza Duomo 24 (tourist info office), Orvieto, Italy
Phone Number: 0763/344-891
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Description: http://www.pozzodellacava.it/caves/

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Amazing discovery and well worth the time in taking the tour!

A Must visit to get some history lessons. The Tour Guide was amazing and answered all questions posed to her.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Mississauga,Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

A Must visit to get some history lessons. The Tour Guide was amazing and answered all questions posed to her.

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106 reviews 106 reviews
16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great tour and very informative with a lot of history of the area. A marvel to see and walk through.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Orvieto's underground reveals as many as 1200 caves; also, due to the entrepreneurial spirit and skills of some individuals, a number of meaningful spots of the underground city have been made accessible to the public, thereby becoming a destination for fascinating visits and tours. Visiting and knowing Orvieto cannot not include interacting with its mysterious caves. Therefore it is worth... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

just took the train from Roma for less than 1 hour and reached Orvieto station where directly in front you may find the funicular to reach the top of the old town. you just visit St Patrick well on right of funicular exit. then take the bus with the same ticket up to the Cathedral... you may book your ticket... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
53 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The guide will teach you a lot you never knew and show you actual pigeon holes! You'll learn the history of Ovieto as you explore a very unusual underground city.

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League City, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife passed on this during our first visit and regretted it. Don't make the same mistake. The tour gives you a real feel for how Etruscans survived in Orvieto before they were conquered by the Romans. Don't miss it. After all you can only shop and drink wine for so many hours each day!

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Only four of us due to it being out of season and I think that it would be very different if there were a large number of people. Very well informed guide walked us from the tourist information office to the nearby caves. A very interesting tour but some of the tunnels are very narrow, be careful not to wear... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The cave system or at least what we were able to see is really amazing. It is unbelievable how vast they are and even more amazing when told of how many people occupied them!

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Huddersfield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The geology and history of these caves are fascinating and while the tour gives an insight, you are left wanting to experience more

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Perth Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was a very warm day and the caves were lovely and cool! The tour guide and diagrams used to explain the geology and events were very interesting. Though the idea of pigeon meat being your only source of meat didn't appeal. It showed how resourceful people can be in times of difficulty. But as in a lot of places... More 

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