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Pozzo della Cava is more than just a well... ...it's one of the highlights of a historical and archaeological tour of Orvieto...it's a place where the past and the present combine with respect for twenty-seven centuries of tradition...it's an...more
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Via della Cava 28, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Very damp and smelly and there is just one tomb down here. Not worth descending the steps. Just look at the rest of the cathedral.

Thank nickyportugal
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is a private attraction of historical significance. The cave moves down through time and you see the hand chiseled marks made by Etruscans , Romans and later Italians . You can imagine the work and time it took to complete the structure and see...More

Thank Victoria L
Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione, che ha anche incluso quella della trattoria annessa, che potete trovare come "La Bottega...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

This small museum enables you to gain some understanding of what remains of the Etruscan civilisation that once lived here.

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018
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Grazie mille per la sua bella recensione. Per noi è importante che chi viene in visita si trovi soddisfatto.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Small family owned museum that shows interesting remains of Etruscan living. If you go near lunch time, added bonus is that you can have a decent lunch at their restaurant. Typical panzanella is a classic.More

Thank AnaLu M
Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018
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Grazie per la recensione, forse più adatta alla pagina de "La Bottega del Buon Vino", la trattoria annessa al percorso...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

This seeming hole in the wall attraction is a gem of a surprise. You are shown how these Etruscans lived, produced pottery, dug into the Tufa for places to live and work, and the effort needed by archaeologists to take the artifacts they find as...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018
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Grazie per la sua recensione e per l'ottima valutazione

Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is a privately owned underground cave located in the medieval section of Orvieto. The people here are so friendly and the tour is self guided. Amazing place, the family that owns this cave took the time and expense to create and preserve this for...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione e per averci dato modo di ricordare che le ceramiche sono di nostra produzione.

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Set in a much quieter part of town if this small museum which offers a self guided tour of excavated remains of Etruscan pottery works. It was an interesting visit with a number of kilns and describing the different developments in pottery that had occurred...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018
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Grazie per la sua recensione, da quanto scrive non riusciamo a capire se ha davvero visitato tutte le grotte (ci...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

This archeological site is new and well organized, with all relevant information on billboards. You can have an experience in the underground of Orvieto, which developed in different ages (Etruscan dug to reach water, in the Middle age to obtain building material and thereafter to...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione. Siamo felici di essere riusciti a far comprendere quanta storia di Orvieto e degli...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

We didn't have time to do the Orvieto Underground tour and decided to visit Pozzo della Cava instead. It cost only 3 Euros and you can see the deep well and the carved underground world of Orvieto. There is also the pottery to be admired...More

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Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018
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Grazie per la recensione. Ci auguriamo che la prossima volta abbiate più tempo e più spazio.

Reviewed 30 March 2018

A delightful way to spend a quiet afternoon. If you're not interested in history of this area then don't come but otherwise I found this to be a fascinating view into life here in Orvieto long past in a beautifully preserved state. The elderly doorman...More

Thank Selina H
Sciarra_Orvieto, Gestore at Pozzo della Cava, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018
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Grazie mille per la bella recensione

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