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Orvieto

The Well of St Patrick





The Pozzo di San Patrizio was built in 1527 following a commission from Antonio da Sangallo the Younger by Pope Clement VII. The well was intended to guarantee water to the city of Orvieto in the event of a siege.


E' 62 metres deep, the well's famous double staircase made up of 248 steps and 72 windows for light was designed so that the descending and ascending traffic of people with their mules would never meet.

Open:
January February November - December 10am-5pm;
March April September - October 9am-7pm;
May June July - August 9am-8pm.
Tickets 2.50, reductions 2 and 1. Open all year round. Info: +39 (0)763 343768, info Line 199 194114.


Information
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Viale Sangallo
05018  Orvieto (Perugia)
Tel. & Fax +39 (0)763343768

Info Line
Tel 199194114




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