The Oratory of Santa Maria Assunta is a Catholic place of worship in Riomaggiore, located in Via Santuario.
The oratory, the seat of the Confraternity of the Disciplinanti dell’Assunta, was built during the 16th century.
The oratory preserves a wooden statue of the Madonna delle Catene (Madonna of the Chains), in memory of the inhabitants who, over the centuries, suffered raids and kidnappings in the Saracen raids, and a tempera triptych depicting the Madonna with Child and Saints John the Baptist and Dominic.
HOW TO GET THERE
The Oratory of Santa Maria Assunta is located about 800 meters away from the Riomaggiore railway station. The closest bus stop is Riomaggiore Park, located about 70 meters away, on the local bus line.