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A beautiful building. Not much to look at from the outside, but the frescos on the ceiling are... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Kate O
Leeds, United Kingdom
Just beautiful

This is the oldest and biggest I've ever been in .. it's set in the little sleepy scala village... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
tracy w
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Via Sta. Maria, Scala, Italy
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

A beautiful building. Not much to look at from the outside, but the frescos on the ceiling are stunning. Quiet and peaceful with a real bell tower.

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest and biggest I've ever been in .. it's set in the little sleepy scala village which is a must for walkers . The cathedral is stunning .. 3 alters .. gorgeous selling frescoes and a crypt it's just enormous . Me...More

Thank tracy w
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The church is not always open but take advantage when it is. There is a ceramic coat of arms of Scala in tiles on the floor and the ceiling is covered in a huge painting. Go down into the Crypt and see its vaulted ceiling.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I cannot say it is a beautiful Cathedral but it is still worth visiting if you are in Scala and it is immense for such a small village. There is also a large crypt under the church. One almost feels it was built by giants!

2  Thank LesleyJM2014
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Have a look - surprisingly large and impressive church in the tiny town. There is a smaller chapel hidden underneath the larger one which you can access via some steps...it's also handily where the bus stop for Amalfi is, so a good way to spend...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is the most amazing place I have ever visited. It looks like an alien spaceship has dumped a massive cathedral in between a small square of cafes. It just doesn't look real. I'm not religious and yet when I went inside this beautiful building...More

1  Thank LadyHazard
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Saw a band here at Scala festival, great acoustics and very well maintained. Frequented mainly by locals.

Reviewed 18 August 2015

I was there on St.Lorenzo festival.Big fiesta with a lot of fun , good food,..Around there you can visit Mansi Villa,Scala like a vilage is very interesting and old place.The birth place of Maltese knights.

1  Thank Biljana A
Reviewed 10 July 2015

we liked everything about this inspiring place but wish some visitors would remember its a place of worship and act accordingly!.

2  Thank Jonkeats
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Approaching Scala from Ravello, the Church of San Lorenzo, a former Cathedral, has all the charm of a set of grain silos. That is to say, one sees only the circular forms of the Apse and Apsidioles topped by a tiled roof. Arriving at the...More

4  Thank Shapley_Hunter
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