THE WELL AND THE CAVES

 
the underground caves of Orvieto’s Medieval quarter

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how to visit the caves of Pozzo della Cava

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the typicality declined in many ways

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In compliance with the current legislation on Covid-19 emergency, the Pozzo della Cava archaeological complex will remain CLOSED until further notice

THE CAVES OF POZZO DELLA CAVA

A drop into a fascinating underground corner of Orvieto that winds under the streets and houses of the oldest part of the Medieval quarter Un tuffo nelle viscere della rupe, tra piccoli tesori ipogei da scoprire in assoluta libertà e in totale sicurezza Un patrimonio di testimonianze archeologiche riemerse grazie all’impegno privato dopo secoli di abbandono

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Nativity in the Well

32nd NATIVITY IN THE WELL

Due to the Covid-19 emergency, the 32nd edition of the Nativity in the Well has been postponed to Christmas 2021.

Its title will be "THE SON OF THE FATHER", which in Aramaic is "Bar-abbâ"; the narrating voice will in fact be that of Barabbas, the "rival" of Jesus in the cruel ballot proposed by Pilate

 

From December 23, 2021 to January 9, 2022

From the 23rd December 2020 to the 6th of January 2021 a symbolic Nativity was be created in compliance with the requirements for the Covid-19 emergency
[the installation was realized within the "Museums' Net for our Territory" project with the contribution of the Umbria Region]