Umbria – Orvieto

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We arrived on Market day in Orvieto in Piazza del Popolo. The ceramics in Orvieto were especially beautiful. The Cathedral of Orvieto is striped in white travertine and greenish-black basalt in narrow bands, with flamboyant mosaics and stone sculptures on the facade. The interior of the cathedral contains the amazing frescoes by Luca Signorelli and his school of painters, in the Chapel of the Madonna di San Brizio, which we were not allowed to photograph.

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