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The exterior is a blend of European and Moorish architecture built between 1266 and 1268. The oldest
part was the first cathedral of Amalfi and dates back to the 6th century.
The crypt which is on the lower level according to the guidebook is "the...More
We took a day trip to Amalfi and decided to visit. It was interesting, but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. Each town has one or more cathedrals. This one was interesting because it was still being excavated.
You pass through these cloisters if you choose to visit the Cathedral. It was a most pleasant surprise. The height of the surrounding buildings provide shade and the white of the buildings and cloisters contrasts with the grass and palms in the centre. Beautiful place.
The Cloister of Paradise stands right next to the Cathedral of Sant’Andrea. It is an elegant Arabic-style building which was built between 1266 and 1268 by archbishop Filippo Augustariccio.
This was the beginning of our journey around Amalfi.
This monastery (and it's incredible cemetery) that is visible from the town is not well sign-posted. It is quite a hike up endless steps, and then some more, and more, but by sheer luck I did end up finding it just as I was ready...More