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The Pozzo di San Patrizio, located very close to the Orvieto funiculare, is an architecturally unique well that is nearly 500 years old. Two staircases, built in the form of a double helix, take you down 248 steps to the base of the well and...More
The well served as a way to get water during an attack. The unique desigen allows you to go down and back up without going back up into others. Looking into the center while going up or down is pretty cool. Stairs are not big...More
Long way down and up. Good audioguide, would have been a waste without it. Very interesting history. Quite a feat of skill designing it. Definitely should have gotten the Or-vieto pass, would have saved money on a 3 night trip.
Located near the top station of the funicular is this unique well. You enter via a scanner for your ticket. We were a little surprised at how deep it was. There were twin spiral staircases one for each direction to assist with the walk. It...More
From outside it doesn't look like much but once you get inside and start walking the stairs you will be amazed at the construction and Ingenuity that went into making this well. I believe for one Euro more you can get the audio headset to...More