body onLoad="execWindowOnloadQueue(); " onUnload="" class="usr-show">
View Photo Slideshow


View Photo Slideshow

Gallery Details

Pictures of Orvieto Cathedral Duomo Gothic Architecture - Images & Photos





RSSSubscribe to RSS

GALLERY DESCRIPTION:

Pictures of Orvieto Cathedral of Duomo, On of the best examples of Tuscan Gothic architecture.

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...
more »

Similar Galleries