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Pozzo Etrusco

Piazza Danti 18, 06122, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 573 3669
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Amazing Etruscans

From the outside look down into the well and marvel at the ingenuity of these ancient people. Then... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Peter L
Malua Bay, Australia

Breathtaking. Impressive construction of a well, done a long time ago without modern tools and... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
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Piazza Danti 18, 06122, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 573 3669

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

From the outside look down into the well and marvel at the ingenuity of these ancient people. Then walk around the corner into the museum and pay for entry so you can walk down the original marble steps (be careful, they are often wet and...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Breathtaking. Impressive construction of a well, done a long time ago without modern tools and materials. Tour is a must in Perugia.

Thank 27Ruben27
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's an Etruscan well. We tend to learn all about the Romans but it was a pleasant and interesting change to learn about the etruscans who also knew a thing or two about building. This particular attraction will not take up much of your time...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was amazing. To see the well at street level gives some insight into the Etruscan people's history. But the journey underground to near the water level, and to look up to the daylight is a great experience.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This ancient well is close to the heart of the old city and a site worth visiting. It encapsulates the essence of the region's Etruscan history.

Reviewed 5 August 2016

Very impressive how this survived for more than 2000 years. From an engineering point of view, this construction is amazing. Having said that, I found the ticket a bit expensive as you won't spend more than 15 minutes here. I believe you can also visit...More

Thank kuhander
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is another favorite visit whenever I am in Perugia. The engineering feat of the Etruscans never ceases to amaze--all the huge stones are dry stacked (no cement). A quick visit, difficult navigation of narrow stairs (but so worth it in my opinion). Mysterious, dark,...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Luckily we got to see the well without a large group of people, which is much better because it's very small and everything is wet so you have to be careful not to slip. I actually felt quite claustrophobic which isn't normal for me... It's...More

Thank RHC1224
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Contemporary with the city walls,IV-III century BC.!- this Etruscan Well furnished water for Perugia,and ,most important,could do so even in case of blockade when enemies laid siege. The upper section is lined with squared-off blocks of travertine and the opening is supported by two "capriate"...More

Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I myself as an engineering student and architecture lover found this well amazing. It's real depth is still unknown to this day, but the whole engineering behind it is simply mesmerizing. My friends who were with me didn't really like as much, after all, it's...More

Thank Ettore A
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