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Perched atop a cliff and boasting stunning scenery, this gorgeous medieval town is filled with historic sites and lovely churches.

Orvieto is a city and commune in Province of Terni, southwestern Umbria, situated on the flat summit of a large butte of volcanic tuff. The site of the city is among the most dramatic in Europe, rising above the almost-vertical faces of tuff cliffs that are completed by defensive walls built of the same stone called Tufa. Main sights in the city include The Duomo, a cathedral with five bells which date back to the renaissance, it's facade is particularly striking; More important sights include The Papal residence, Underground tunneling system, Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo, The Albornoz fortress, and more.
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