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Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale

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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the front door where we saw some entering in shorts and tank tops then we saw a couple leave and discard the blue shawls the church provides at the front door- except while we were just standing there deciding whether or not...More

Thank meli_nicole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is near the beach. It is pretty but not as elaborate as other Italian churches. But it is focused on Mary, what ever happened to worshiping Jesus?

Thank ken j
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This beautiful church has a very pretty tiled blue,yellow and green dome which is the landmark of Positano. Inside there is a famous icon of the black Madonna and Child, which is worth seeing.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Nice church with great views across the town of Positano. Beautiful inside with fabulous ceiling. Make sure you take a look into the crypt downstairs. I really liked the small picture of St Christopher looking down on a sailing boat. All very peaceful compared to...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Despite its small size, Positano has several churches. This is the main church. It is not an architectural gem but it is well-maintained with marble mosaic surfaces throughout. It is a great place to go to Sunday mass to rub elbows with locals.

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Beautiful church in Positano on the Amalfi coast. Certainly worth a visit when in Positano. The church sits above the coast line and has a good few steps up to it but worth the effort to see this gem.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church nestling down the front at Postiano - very beautiful inside and well worth a visit

Thank gordonmpearce
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the Church of Santa Maria Assunta in late May 2018 as part of our 3 day stay. It is an oasis in an already beautiful picturesque coastal gem of a town. The church was built on the site of a buried Roman temple,...More

Thank Xtup
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A beautiful church in the centre of Positano. The usual majolica-tiled dome, lovely golden mosaic altar piece and a fascinating side-chapel dedicated to St Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

This dome of this church is covered with multi-colored ceramic tiles and is a symbol of Positano. You will pass by this church each time you go up and down from the main beach. We were lucky enough to see a bridal party heading through...More

Thank Michaela
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