Orvieto Cathedral

  • Italian: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
  • Italian: Duomo di Orvieto

  • Address: 26 Pza del Duomo
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

One of the great masterpieces of the Late Middle Ages, the Orvieto Cathedral is a stunning 14th century Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the town of Orvieto in Umbria, central Italy. - AsNotedIn



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1290/11/13 Arnolfo di Cambio Architect Pope Nicholas IV sets the foundation stone of the Orvieto Cathedral. Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, construction is supervised by chief-mason (capomastro) Fra Bevignate di Perugia (aka Fra Bevignate da Gubbio).
1325/12/14 Francesco Talenti Stonemason Francesco Talenti, scarpellino', is mentioned in the records of Orvieto Cathedral masons' lodge on 14 December 1325.

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Particulars for Orvieto Cathedral:
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Building Use Cathedral
Building Type Church
Historic Use Church Related Residence
Art Medium Fresco
Architectural Style Gothic
Historic Use Graves, burials
Era Medieval Europe
Art Type Mural
Religious Journey Pilgrimage
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Religion, Cultural Affiliation Roman Catholic Church
Building Attribute Stained Glass

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