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Address: via Pasitea, Positano | bus stop fermata del presepe, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Cute small attraction

You will see this grotta as you drive down into Positano, as well as others as you drive between the small towns along Amalfi. Very charming!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You will see this grotta as you drive down into Positano, as well as others as you drive between the small towns along Amalfi. Very charming!

Thank Sayla
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty little grotto built into the cliff face . It is also a bus stop so its easy to miss if there is a queue of people stood in front of it

Thank Alan W
Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The grotto is carved into the rock along the road leading to the main part of Positano. When taking the bus through Positano it is located on the final leg of the bus route heading into town not far from Fornillo restaurant on a sharp curve. I was told that during the Christmas holiday it is decorated like a nativity... More 

1 Thank Jim3719
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This Grotto is about a third of the way down to the town from the main road. It is on a tight left hand bend and appears to be built into the cliff wall. There are numerous figurines and other carvings and it is similar to another one or two sites like this that we saw on this coastline. It... More 

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Huron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We drove by this and said that we would walk back but never did. Would like to know more about the history of these little carvings. The Amalfi coast has a couple more of these village model like features. Some even have small figurines.

Thank Alan S
North Arlington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

At main bus stop on Pasilea and steps from restaurant row and shopping street. Not sure of significanse of various grotti but worth seeing.

Thank Bergeneddi
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

There are several of these types of scenes in the area, this one is on a very tight bend which actually looks like a cave when first travelling down towards it, but the road appears from behind some buildings and you realise it's just a very sharp corner

Thank Shane R
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This year-round "precept" carved out of the tufa rock is the Christmas precepe all decorated up with holiday figures (of actual folks from the town!!!) the end of this month! Once Advent begins, there will be all sorts of cool little figures in the doorways and windows...have only been there for a couple of years, but it is something to... More 

Thank Marlene Z
Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is a really cute and interesting scene carved into the mountainside. It's at the local bus stop so nice to look at when you're sitting there on the bench.

Thank 0505LiveLife2014
Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Make a quick stop for a photo and fill up your bottles of water. A walk to Fornillo beach starts from here.

Thank Anastassia N

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