La Cripta 

for information:

phone 089/871059


Open all days 

summer time (09.00 - 21.00)
winter time (10.00 - 17.00)


During the XIII century the archbishop Matteo di Capua and the cardinal of Amalfi Pietro Capuano widen the cathedral building the Atrium and the Crypt

The Crypt was built to lodge the mortal remains of S.Andrew Apostle, who came from Constantinople, during the IV Crusade.

The Crypt, during the XVII century was chanced thanks to Spain King; some frescos were realized about the Jesus Christ Passion, but the most important one, was painted by Aniello Falcone and represents the arrival in Amalfi, the mortal remains of S.Andrew;  in the middle of the crypt was realised the grave of S.Andrew Apostle and his bronze statue made by Michelangelo Nacchino apprentice of Buonarroti.