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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
Phone Number: 089-875480
Description: 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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Located in the seaside of Positano with its majolika tomb Santa Maria church shines like a jewel under the sunshine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Located in the seaside of Positano with its majolika tomb Santa Maria church shines like a jewel under the sunshine.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This beautiful church is in the heart of the town, close to the beach, so you can't miss it - and it's well worth a little time exploring for some beautiful features both inside and out. The church has a rich history and is lovingly cared for - it's also beautfully airy and bright inside - a welcome break from... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Presently undergoing a major restoration on the outside, and inside the main altar (the main altar was closed off). What I really liked was the fantastic Nativity scene on the left as you walk in (after walking the Nativity street in Napoli this Nativity scene was perfect). Very beautiful inside and the piazza was the perfect place to enjoy the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautiful little church very close to beach and several restaurants. We had a family wedding there. The staff were most helpful. The location was excellent. Beware of "red tape" if you are from UK

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The Church dome blends so organically with fantastic view of gorgeous Positano. Beautiful place to visit and reflect. Short stop but very worthwhile.

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MEXICO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The church is very pretty, and it is very enjoyable to be outside of it watching all the houses above in the mountain and also the beach with these contrasting blue from the sea and black from the sand.

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

As a freelance photographer the scenery was outstanding...the history of this old cathedral was amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 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 the place where the sirens try to lead Ulysses to his death. According to local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

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.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 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.

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