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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale

Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale
Rampa Teglia | Above Spaggia Grande Beach, Positano, Italy
089-875480
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Ranked #5 of 9 Attractions in Positano
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: 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..
Saint Pete Beach, Florida, United States
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The Church was built in 15th century I think. They were celebrating the "Dark Madonna". It was so wonderful to see a small community celebrate with strangers and treat them as if they were family....
The architecture and history brings you to tears.

Visited August 2013
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“Serene Church - a Positano landmark”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

A beautiful church on the shores of Positano, it is a fine example of Byzantine art. The outside dome has beautiful yellow exterior made of majolica tiles. It's famous for having a thirteenth-century Byzantine icon of a black Madonna.

Visited July 2013
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“Typical large Italian church”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Wether you enter Positano from the top road or come by boat, you can't miss the church and it's dome, inside is typical with icons, paintings and an ornate altar, if you are here you should at least have a look, in my opinion it is not as grand as the Cathedral in Sorrento.

Visited July 2013
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“Beautiful Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This church is in a great location, sitting in a piazza close to Spiagga Grande. If you are a lite sleeper like myself, the toll of the bells will sometimes wake you.

Visited June 2013
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“nice little church”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

the only architectural sight to see in positano. pleasant enough but not particularly memorable. but of course, you're not in positano to see the architecture.

Visited June 2013
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