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Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale

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Address: Rampa Teglia | Above Spaggia Grande Beach, Positano, Italy
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The Medieval Crypt is located just below the altar of the Parish Church of...

The Medieval Crypt is located just below the altar of the Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta. It was built in the 12th century. a. C. with parts of a Roman Villa that was in Positano in the 1st Century A. C..

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This beautiful church stands in the heart of the town so it begs to be explored. It is an appealing interlude from riding the twisting roads and walking steep streets. It is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed in Sorrento for easy accessibility from Naples airport and cost effective hotels. SITA bus runs every 45 minutes and for 4 Euro charge, we reached Positano in 45 minutes. View of mountains, stacked buildings, curvy roads and bluish green sea down the hill were lovely. There looks like only one road going down the hill on getting at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This beautiful church stands in the heart of the town so it begs to be explored. It is an appealing interlude from riding the twisting roads and walking steep streets. It is brighetre and more cheery than many churches in the area. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Beautiful old church in the heart of Positano. You can see it from most places in Positano. The inside is similar to most other churches along the coast.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visible from throughout town, the church has a beautiful tiled domed roof. Over the altar is a Byzantine Black Madona and Child from the 13th century.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This church, located close to the Grande Beach in Positano, plays an important part in the town's cultural, religious and architectural landscape. The colourful majolica tiled dome, together with the 18th century bell-tower, is one of Positano's iconic symbols. The church was founded in the 10th century as a Benedictine Abbey. However, in the 12th century when a Byzantine icon... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a wedding here on the 1st September 2016. The church is simple, traditional yet beautiful and quaint. To find a church as big as this in such a small town is simply wonderful. The wedding was magical and being able to celebrate an occasion such as this was truly breathtaking. The priest did not allow strangers in the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little parrocchia in a gorgeous town. Not the finest I have ever seen but it's still a nice addition to the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The dome of Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta is very picturesque, being covered with colorful majolica tiles. It certainly stands out when Positano is viewed from the Amalfi Coast road. However I did not go inside the church, so I cannot comment on that.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

To find a church of this size and grandeur in a small coastal town is extraordinary...it has a beautiful interior with lots of eye-catching architecturally interesting inclusions. You'll invaribly end up walking by it so take a moment to cool off inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Positano is wonderful. Amazing landscapes (beaches and mountains). Cool village with nice restaurants!

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