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The Duomo (Cathedral), renovated in 1786, was originally built in the 11th century at the request of Nicola Rufolo, owner of the adjacent Villa Rufolo. The Cathedral is dedicated to St. Pantaleone, the patron saint of the city.

The bronze embossed entrance door dates from 1179 and has 54 panels depicting scenes of the major mysteries [...]

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In memory of Umberto I, King of Italy, killed on July 29th, 1900.
Built in 1904 in Duomo Square, placed here in 1930.

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 16th 2018

The Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte is a small, peaceful garden with trees, flowers and lawn. Belvedere means ‘beautiful view’ and it’s the perfect place to sit and enjoy a wonderful view of the Amalfi Coast. Named after the Belgian princess who married Prince Umberto, it’s a popular spot for wedding photographs.

16 Comments CherryPie on Jan 15th 2018

St Angelo in ancient times, was built in a grotto and later expanded into a”Hospital” to host wanderers and pilgrims. Inside a canalization system used to direct water filtered from the rocks towards a circular well and a small holding tank. The Church is portrayed in a xylography by Mauritius Cornelius Escher.

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Located in a really enviable spot, the 4-star Hotel Giordano is a villa of the early 19th century, just a few steps from the Duomo Square in the heart of Ravello.
Owned by the same family as Hotel Villa Maria, the Giordano is more modern, but not lacking in any of its charm. Antique furnishings, colourful majolica tiles [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jan 9th 2018

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