Amalfi boasts of beautiful landscapes such as Valle dei Mulini and Valle delle Ferriere
Amalfi from the ninth century was one of the maritime republics followed by Pisa, Venice and Genoa for the control of the Mediterranean Sea. In the eleventh century Amalfi reached its maximum splendor, after this period began for Amalfi a period of decline, was conquered by the Normans and sacked by the Pisans, finally a large tsunami in 1343 destroyed much of the city. Amalfi should be remembered both for the Pregiata Carta of Amalfi, and for the invention of the Compass by an Amalfitan, FLAVIO GIOIA. One of the most important religious monuments of Amalfi is the ARAB-SICILIAN-style cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of the city, Sant Andrea. In addition to the scenery of this city located on the Amalfi Coast, Amalfi boasts of beautiful landscapes such as: Valle dei Mulini with the paper museum, and Valle delle Ferriere crossed by the river Canneto where there were the ironworks for the production of paper.
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