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A Beautiful Very Old Church

A beautiful little Romanesque chapel dating back in part to the 5th century. It is easily missed on... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Interesting

This early Christian Basilica next to the museum is interesting to visit. We were lucky to attend a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
jjs_jjs
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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 May 2018
“A Beautiful Very Old Church”
16 Aug 2017
“Interesting”
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Piazza della Basilica SNC | Zona Archeologica, 84047 Paestum, Capaccio-Paestum, Italy
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

A beautiful little Romanesque chapel dating back in part to the 5th century. It is easily missed on a visit to Paestum - it is situated next to the Archaeology Museum. A three aisle church, with Roman pillars separating the side aisles from the nave....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This early Christian Basilica next to the museum is interesting to visit. We were lucky to attend a Service there.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

The church is located close to the Paestum archeological site and is a quaint local structure still in active use today. The fascinating aspect is that the stones used for constructing the church in the 400's - 500's AD were actually salvaged from the Paestum...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 2 November 2015

So many churches in Italy are crowded, but with the fine Greek and Roman ruins across the street, the Church of the Assumption is often empty, which is a shame, as it is itself worth visiting. People have worshipped here for more than a millennium,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank EC13091
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Situated away from the main thoroughfare in a charming little piazza, this old church is typical of a southern Italian religious edifice. Next door is the old palace of the bishops, now the community town hall.

Date of experience: October 2015
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