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Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale

Rampa Teglia | Above Spaggia Grande Beach, Positano, Italy
+39 089 875480
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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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Rampa Teglia | Above Spaggia Grande Beach, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

The Positano Chiesa is renowned for its "black Madonna." Although referred to in history manuals as that, the locals appropriately now refer to it as the Byzantine Madonna. The tiny church and the town has legend and mythology behind it. In Homer’s Odyssey, Positano is...More

9  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

We recently got married here on September 30th! The church was beautiful and the father who married us was the best priest in the world! Our family loved the church also! Cannot wait to visit again in the future with our children hopefully.

Thank Nicole-Marie C
Reviewed 28 September 2014

My sister got married here last week, and the Church is just beautiful. I would highly recommend coming for Mass or even just a visit.

Thank Bessca
Reviewed 18 September 2014

From an architectural standpoint, the only remarkable part of this church is its tiled dome, which is best viewed and photographed from the beach. The interior is fairly bland, but the main alter-piece is worth study.

Thank Planetsmith
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stumbled upon the crypt by mistake and that was the most worthwhile part if the visit as the guide was very informative and passionate. They are going to put some more of it on display in a few years time. We couldn't see much...More

1  Thank Iona C
Reviewed 12 July 2014

This is a beautiful church in Positano. The best way to see the church is from the coastline because the other view is from on the side of the hill and you don't get as "grand" a view. Either way, inside will bring you a...More

1  Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This church sits beautifully in a very beautiful town and like the town seems to be stuck on to the hillside. Inside it is cool and light - almost brilliant - and charming. So it is worth popping in as you meander through the town...More

2  Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The gold dome of this historic church on the beachfront is the first thing you see as you arrive by boat at this beautiful jewel in the crown of the Italian coastline. The Italian dedication to God in churches right through every town is stunning,...More

1  Thank Manager_Janet
Reviewed 3 July 2014

It is located very close to the beach/harbor. Definitely include a visit to this cathedral in your exploration of Positano. We made a bus ride from Sorrento to Amalfi and stopped in Postitano and we made the steep walk down to the church and back...More

1  Thank Otto_Hettie
Reviewed 24 June 2014

My daughter was married in the Santa Maria Assunta in June 2014. The entire experience was every bride's dream. The church is gorgeous, the priest friendly, personable, and cares about the couple he is marrying. His marital counseling before the ceremony was thoughtful and insightful.

1  Thank 2charris2
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