Cloister del Paradiso, Amalfi

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#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Amalfi
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Church
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Blending Romanesque austerity with elegant Moorish-style architecture, Cloister del Paradiso is a true slice of paradise and one of the symbols of Amalfi Coast. Built in a secluded corner of the cathedral between 1266 and 1268, this cloister was used as the final resting place for noble families in medieval times. A garden planted with palm trees and surrounded by 120 slender twin columns is probably a 20th-century addition. Numerous sculptures, sarcophaguses, and remnants of 13th-century frescoes make it an open-air museum. A visit to Cloister del Paradiso represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Amalfi travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This visit is included in the Duomo ticket. Very beautiful cloister, with some remaining stunning frescoes. 
    This visit is included in the Duomo ticket. Very beautiful cloister, with some remaining stunning frescoes.  more »
  • You get to see about 5 different sites within the one place. Crypt was cool, jewels museum was cool and of course the paradiso gardens were a photo highlight 
    You get to see about 5 different sites within the one place. Crypt was cool, jewels museum was cool and of course the paradiso gardens were a photo highlight  more »
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  • Beautiful
  • Seems nice only from the outside because i haven’t paid to get in, also dont give money to the church

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