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Palazzo Soliano

Piazza del Duomo, Orvieto, Italy
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Very interesting

This museum includes the works of Emilio Greco, an artist who donated 32 sculptures and 60 graphics... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Not THE "El Greco". Not a must see.

This museum had a collection of modern sculpture by the Sicilian El Greco. The pieces were... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2015
New Haven, Connecticut
via mobile
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  • Average41%
  • Poor3%
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“bronze doors” (3 reviews)
“greco” (4 reviews)
“donated” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza del Duomo, Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This museum includes the works of Emilio Greco, an artist who donated 32 sculptures and 60 graphics to the city of Orvieto. One of his works was exhibited in London during the Olympic Games of 1948, and he sculpted the bronze doors of the Duomo...More

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This museum had a collection of modern sculpture by the Sicilian El Greco. The pieces were interesting, (but repetitive in content) mostly of people who appear to be sleeping or in a daze. There was no catalogue (I asked and was told there wasn't one)...More

Thank MkMD11
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Palazzo Soliano, this is parallel to the Duomo, now houses a major collection of Sicilian sculptor El Greco’s works, which he donated to Orvieto after forming a bond with the community via a commission to made new bronze doors for the Duomo. The completed doors...More

3  Thank 35yrdream
Reviewed 19 September 2014

So many children playing,riding bikes and beautiful laughter all pleasant summer evenings in this square,what joy'

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Palazzo Soliano was built in 1297and at present houses the Museo d' Arte Moderna Emilio Greco. The combined ticket that can be purchased to enter the duomo includes entry to Museo Greco. We probably would not have visited if the ticket had not be inclusive...More

1  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 1 December 2013

The museum was a bit difficult to find the entrance. When we did, there was no one checking tickets. Since we had the Orvieto Carta Unica ticket, we already had a ticket. It was an interesting museum which had some artifacts from the Duomo. But...More

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 4 December 2012

During the mid to late 13th century and the beginning of the 14th century a number of poes resided in Orvieto. The upper portion of this Palazzo now houses the Museo Dell'Opera Del Duomo Di Orvieto and display a number of works from the Renaissance...More

2  Thank 894robertj
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