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“Stunning Cathedral”
Review of Duomo di Orvieto

Duomo di Orvieto
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Ranked #4 of 57 things to do in Orvieto
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Orvieta's magnificent Duomo (cathedral) is considered one of the must-see churches in Italy for its stunning gold-and-mosaic Gothic façade and magnificent frescoes by Luca Signorelli, which had a great influence on Michelangelo's work in the Sistine Chapel.
Reviewed June 4, 2013

The bas reliefs, Sculptures, mosaics, frescos and bronze doors take your breath away. To think of the hours, years and talents which went into the labor of this cathedral are unimaginable. This is one of several beautiful cathedrals we saw in Tuscany and we were awed by them all.

1  Thank Bonnie R
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Orvieto is a small city (if "city" is not an exaggeration), yet it had this very impressive cathedral which dominates its immediate surroundings. Very impressive face and an interior to match.

Thank John J
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

This cathedral is so unique with its candy-striped walls and pastel and gold façade. It's beautiful and airy and unlike anything else in Italy!

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Really amazing structure in this little town. Very unusual stripped church, beautiful inside and outside. The front of the church has many beautiful details.

Thank Ines M
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Words fail in attempting to describe the beautiful town of Orvieto. Sitting on top of a cliff is the town filled with quaint streets and the most magnificent cathedral! Stunning mosaics and carvings adorn the outside of this massive cathedral. Most cameras will not allow a picture of the complete facade - it is just so massive. The inside is a complete departure from the facade, but still beautiful. The ability of architects and stone masons to build such structures in the absence of modern machinery truly boggles the mind. This town with its famous cathedral is a must see!

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