Pictures of Orvieto Cathedral Duomo Gothic Architecture - Images & Photos
Orvieto is situated on the top of a butte, a flat topped volcanic plug carved out of volcanic tuff. Perched at the top of high vertical cliffs the views of the city are both imposing and dramatic. The origins of Orvieto can be traced back to the Etruscans and it was annexed by the Romans in the 3rd century BC. By the Middle ages Orvieto had become an important trading town that...