Consecrated to the cult of a Dark Madonna, the holy building, lying in a dominant position as against the central Tasso Square, is rich in works of art of various times.
Built on the ruins of ancient temple of Cybele, the religious building is considered among the most ancient ones in the Sorrento Coast.
Marble bas-reliefs of the Medieval period, besides tables and paintings of refined manufacture, made in various times, embellish the Church of the “Santi Filippo e Giacomo”.
Risen, probably, in the 14th century, the beautiful Sorrento church, in the course of the centuries, has deeply changed its aspect.
Risen to house the Congregation of the “Vergine dei Sette Dolori” in Sorrento, the magnificent Sorrento church was built in the first half of the 18th century.
It was a noble woman from Sorrento who wanted the building of a church and a monastery dedicated to the daughters of the people of Sorrento and its surroundings.
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