Orvieto was papal city before the Vatican Age. Center of medieval christianity where Saint Thomas Aquinas wrote liturgy for the feast of Corpus Christi after the Eucharistic miracle (whose relic is kept in the cathedra).
Orvieto (Urbvetus) was leading exponents of the Etruscan city far before the roman empire. Urb Vetus in ancient latin means "The ancient city".
Watch towers, city walls, fortifications and true fortresses. Orvieto was a city ready for war.
In history of architecture one of the most impressive subterranean structures in Europe is "Pozzo di San Patrizio", a must see in Orvieto.
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