Perugia is the capital of Umbria and home to much fine architecture,
frescoes and paintings. The location and
climate of Perugia make it an ideal base for visitors to Umbria.
In addition to the treasures of Perugia itself, Lake
Trasimeno and its islands make an excellent one day
excursion. The Piazza IV Novembre is the focus of the
Perugia and site of the Duomo, the Cathedral of S. Lorenzo, and the splendid
The Palazzo dei Priori (the Town Hall, encompassing the Collegio del
Cambio, Collegio della Mercanzia, and Galleria Nazionale)
forms another side of the piazza. Other major sights in and near
Perugia are the Church of San Pietro and the
Tempio di San Michele Arcangelo, a round church built on the foundations of a Roman
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