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Address: Piazza Duomo, Ravello, Italy
Phone Number: 39 089 857 621
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Magnificent 13th-century villa overlooking the sea

Villa Rufolo is a medieval villa with beautiful architecture and gardens overlooking the Amalfi coast. Walking through the building and grounds, you get a sense of the wealth of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Villa Rufolo is a medieval villa with beautiful architecture and gardens overlooking the Amalfi coast. Walking through the building and grounds, you get a sense of the wealth of the merchant families who built and lived in such opulence. The structure is magnificent, with grand towers, columns over the cloister area below, and carved sculpture and details throughout. The gardens... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Honestly, this is the only thing in Ravello that is really worth coming for. overall i thought the town was a bit too hyped up, but I LOVED this villa. it is gorgeous inside and out and has sensational views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

the villa is a magnificent 13th century structure, beautiful gardens and architectural features. Well worth a visit. I also attended one of the outdoor concerts in the gardens of the villa and it was fabulous, a 76 piece youth orchestra from Brazil they played everything from West side story to Sambas and Salsas. Great fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fabulous architectural heap of many ages and influences - Norman, Moorish/Sicilian medieval - you name it. We visited off-season, so the gardens were not at their best and maintenance work was in progress. Still very much worth it. A combined ticket for several local attractions can be bought at the Duomo Museum in the central piazza.

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Modiin, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

amazing views and a very nice little garden in the center of Ravello.To those who like to take some Photos- it is a very beautiful location . from this spot you can see the Napoli bay in a great engle. Recomended

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Camden, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited the gardens and grounds - very enjoyable. Also took in a piano concerto on the main stage - fantastic. The concert was lovely and the backdrop of sky and sea was breathtaking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

The villa did not have much too it. The architecture wasn't very striking and it was rather worn down. The only exhibit we found was in a lower level (no signage as to how to find) of circus and carousel statues. I reviewed the gardens under the Rufolo garden listing. You pay one price to see both the villa, garden... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The only place, that was left to see in the Amalfi riviera was Ravello. We had a really lack of time before our departure to another country, so we caught a bus from Amalfi station for nearly 1 or 2 EUR and it took us about 30 minutes to reach this wonderful place. We picked it because of the famous... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We nipped into Villa Rufolo as part of an Amalfi coast day trip. We had an hour to kill in Ravelo and thought - "Villa Rufolo - why not". We paid our 5 euros each entrance fee and were given a map of the Villa. We wandered around and read the leaflet and wandered around some more. The villa itself... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited here in October 2013. We were staying in Positano and had booked Rainbow Limousines for the day, taking us to Paestum, lunch in Cetara and time to look around Ravello and these wonderful gardens. You will need to allow at least an hour or longer to have a really good look around them. The views over the coast... More 

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