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Pozzo di San Patrizio

Orvieto, Italy
+39 0763 343768
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Circular staircases...

The Pozzo di San Patrizio is a vast and deep (53metres) well that you can enter and walk down a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kathimacc
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You ought to see it. Do not go in unless you fancy climbing 900 feet of stairs.

This is an engineering marvel. But your ticket lets you through a one-way gate that sends you down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GrumpyOlDoc
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Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Pozzo di San Patrizio is a vast and deep (53metres) well that you can enter and walk down a spiral staircase to the water level. The staircase is open the the well shaft and the sky and is lit. It is awe inspiring what...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an engineering marvel. But your ticket lets you through a one-way gate that sends you down a spiral staircase nigh 900 feet high then back up another diametrically across the well. After about three turns down, I found that it was developing a...More

Thank GrumpyOlDoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. Yes it's a long way down and seems like an even longer way back up but making that climb gives you an insight into the incredible feat of engineering that it is. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for the cooler...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This here really not good for any family have a children, we had took some pics from there, nice views and fresh air. However, not inspired so much to visit.

Thank alexis457
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking to the bottom of a well doesn't sound like a lovely day out and it isn't for the feint-hearted, especially claustrophobics. But an astonishing experience. Could do with more info for visitors but well worth the entrance fee....consider a pass for all of Orvieto's...More

Thank Loskr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place was amazing! It's crazy (and slightly scary) to walk down into the well, but it's definitely worth your time. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes. It does get quite cold as you work your way down to the bottom. Definitely worth...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Hard to believe this engineering feat was accomplished without the modern machinery and technology. Truly stupendous. You go down one flight of steps and up through another set going just on top (or beneath) the other set.

Thank Tonio C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

They're not teenagers or young children. They're in between! (But I guess they act more like teenagers in that they're completely mobile and very interested in travel.)

Thank Tinapj888
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

You can get up here on a train from the town in the valley, as you come out of the train station turn left and you can walk through the gates and gain a wonderful view

Thank TheScubaDuo
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Do not miss a marvelous thing like this if you are visiting Orvieto. The Saint Patrick well built during the XVI century consists in two helical stairs that allow people descending and ascending the well without met. Well preserved and very popular is an astonishing...More

Thank Alessandro A
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