Orari, musei umbria, museo umbria, domus, parco archeologico, mosaici, mosaico, in agenda, appuntamenti, mostre, convegni, incontri e seminari, fotografie opere umbre, immagini museo umbria, collezioni musei umbria, archivi storici umbria, app museo umbria, arte contemporanea umbria, Burri, Emilio Greco, Fuseum Brajo Fuso, Carandente,Moore, Pepper, Smith, Giò Pomodoro, Sol LeWitt, Galleria d?arte contemporanea Pro Civitate Christiana, Centro Arte Officine Siri,Museo d?arte Moderna Aurelio de Felice, CIAC, Calamita Cosmica Gino de Dominicis, Giardino dei Lauri, Pietro Cascella, Nino Caruso,Terzo Paradiso Michelangelo Pistoletto, Claudio Faina, Necropoli Crocefisso del Tufo, Antiquarium, Necropoli estrusca, antichi umbri, Cajani, plestini umbri ,museo archeologico, germanico,catacomba,terme romane, casa romana,mura,paleontologico,cicli geologici,paleontologia umbria,musero vulcanologico,Signorelli,Giotto,Ghirlandaio,Pomarancio,Perugino,Pintoricchio,Raffaello,Piermatteo d?Amelia;Piero della Francesca,Cimabue, Gozzoli, Spagna,Lippi,pozzo etrusco,ipogeo, narni sotterranea, orvieto underground, pozzo san patrizio,canapa,tela umbra,giuditta brozzetti, museo merletto tuoro, tessile valtopina,Anita Belleschi, Grifoni, MOO, MUVIT,antico frantoio costacciaro, museo civiltà ulivo trevi,ecomusei umbria, ceramica umbria

In compliance with the Prime Ministerial Decree of November 3, 2020 and as a containment measure to the spread of the coronavirus covid-19, the opening of museums and libraries is suspended until December 3.

Orvieto Underground. Orvieto (TR)

Museo

Detailed information
Description
The peculiar geological nature of massive stone, on which the town of Orvieto stands, has allowed its inhabitants to excavate, in the course of 2500 years, an incredible number of grotto like caves, extending, overlapping and intersecting each other under the modern urban structure. Today, these are a precious source of historical and archaeological data. From the central Piazza Duomo, in front of the Cathedral, next to the Tourist Information Office, scheduled Guided Visits depart for the Città Sotterranea everyday. The visit in itself lasts one hour, and goes inside one of the most interesting and structured underground complexes of the town. Qualified personnel accompany the visitors, who discover the traces left by the ancient inhabitants of Orvieto, in a pathway that is easy and enjoyable. Here the effect of daylight and shadows cutting through the millenary obscurity of the subsoil unveils deep and narrow wells, along which the Etruscans followed the underground water-bearing stratum in search of water, majestic stone mills and a long series of tunnels [...]