10 Sights in Salerno, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Salerno, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Salerno, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Salerno

1. Area archeologica etrusco-sannitica di Fratte

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The Etruscan-Samnite archaeological area of Fratte is located on the north-eastern outskirts of the city of Salerno along the Irno river, not far from the site where the Roman Salernum was built, on the road that led from the Irno Valley to the city of Picentia, today's Pontecagnano, in a strategic position for the control of traffic, in today's hamlet of Fratte, a short distance from the Salerno hamlets of Cappelle and Matierno.

Wikipedia: Area archeologica etrusco-sannitica di Fratte (IT)

2. Museo virtuale della scuola medica salernitana

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Museo virtuale della scuola medica salernitana Pierluigi Canoro. Original uploader was Roquejaw at it.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Virtual Museum of the Salerno Medical School is located in Via dei Mercanti 74, the old commercial artery of the historic center of Salerno, not far from the Cathedral. Opened in 2009, it replaces the old Educational Museum of the Salernitan Medical School with a complete restoration not only of the structure but of the entire museum organization.

Wikipedia: Museo virtuale della scuola medica salernitana (IT), Website

3. Complesso Monumentale di Santa Sofia

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The monumental complex of Santa Sofia, located in Salerno in Piazza Abate Conforti, was built at the end of the 10th century as the first monastery of the Benedictine order dedicated to Santa Sofia, from which it takes its name. The former church of Santa Sofia is part of this, also called the church of the Santissima Addolorata.

Wikipedia: Complesso monumentale di Santa Sofia (Salerno) (IT)

4. Giardino della Minerva

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Minerva's Garden is located in the heart of the old town of Salerno, in a zone known as the "Plaium montis" in the Middle Ages. It is halfway along an ideal route that runs along the axis of the walled and terraced vegetable gardens, climbing from the Municipal Park, near the river Fusandola, towards the Arechi Castle.

Wikipedia: Minerva's Garden (Salerno) (EN), Website

5. Museo Diocesano San Matteo

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The San Matteo Diocesan Museum in Salerno is located in the building of the archbishop's seminary, which was previously the last seat of the Salerno medical school and is an important point of reference for the knowledge of the history and culture of Campania from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.

Wikipedia: Museo diocesano del Duomo di Salerno (IT)

6. Museo Roberto Papi

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Museo Roberto Papi Pierluigi Canoro / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Roberto Papi Museum is located in the historic Palazzo Galdieri in Salerno. Established in September 2009, it collects an important collection of medical and surgical instruments collected by Mario Papi. The museum is dedicated to Roberto Papi prematurely disappeared and to which the museum is named.

Wikipedia: Museo Roberto Papi (IT), Website

7. San Pietro a Corte

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San Pietro a Corte

The Archaeological Complex of San Pietro a Corte is an area in the historic center of Salerno where the archaeological testimonies of the various historical changes from the first century AD are documented and visible. The entrance is on the Larghetto San Pietro a Corte.

Wikipedia: Complesso archeologico di San Pietro a Corte (IT)

8. Acquedotto medievale di Salerno

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The medieval aqueduct of Salerno was erected in the ninth century to supply the monastery of San Benedetto, at the eastern walls of water. It is located in the historic center of Salerno, under the Bonadies Colle and its Castle in Arechi.

Wikipedia: Acquedotto medievale di Salerno (IT)

9. Forte La Carnale

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The Forte The Carnal of Salerno is a cavalry tower built on the coast, near the mouth of the Irno river. This stronghold was part of a defense system that was made from 1563 in order to defend the city from ferocious Saracen raids.

Wikipedia: Forte La Carnale (IT)

10. Palazzo San Massimo

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Palazzo San Massimo

The San Massimo Palace, also known by the name of Palazzo Maiuri, is a building with a millenary history, whose denomination is linked to the existence of the monastery of the same name placed inside it.

Wikipedia: Palazzo San Massimo (IT)


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