People's Palace

Orvieto Italy Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The People's Palace (Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo) in Orvieto was both the seat of power and a meeting place for the people.

Construction of the palace began in the 12th century and was completed in the 13th century.  Today, it is used as a conference centre and meeting hall.

People's Palace in Orvieto Italy
People's Palace, Orvieto Italy

The palace features elegant arches, windows with three panes and swallow-tailed merlons.

Etruscan and medieval remains were found in the basement rooms during recent renovations of this Orvieto landmark.

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