The city is about 18 km east of the city of Amalfi.
It was a prosperous port of the Amalfi Republic during the 16th and 17th centuries.
The dome is 136.57 m (448.1 ft) high making it the tallest dome in the world.
This view show the city of Positano built vertically on the face of a cliff on the rugged Amalfi Coast.
In the foreground is the church Our Lady of the Assumption (Santa Maria Assunta) with its gleaming ceramic dome.
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