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Giardino della Minerva

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Stumbled upon the gardens by accident and for 3€ saw the most amazing view possible. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Edijs S
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Fascinating, lovely gardens with views over the city

Got the public lift up the hill from via Portacatena, then a short walk up to the Gardens planted... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“old town”(10 reviews)
In the heart of the Medieval town of Salerno, at the back of Fusandola torrent and of the old Mediaval walls, a terraced fenced orchard is situated. In it the remains of a glorious and rich history can be still seen: it is the so called Minerva’s...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon the gardens by accident and for 3€ saw the most amazing view possible. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Edijs S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Got the public lift up the hill from via Portacatena, then a short walk up to the Gardens planted over 5 levels on the hills above Salerno. Peaceful, atmospheric, ingeniously designed, and well worth the visit. Small museum explains the medical background to the choices...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A ten minute uphill walk from the seafront and entrance fee 3 Euros. The gardens are set over several levels reached by sets of steps. There are vine covered walkways and places in the shade to sit and admire the gardens and view. There is...More

Thank LondonBritAbroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last thing we wanted to se was this Minerva garden. Real nice, beautiful and relaxing place to bee, and it gives you an splendid view over the ocean. Don’t miss this garden whit medical herbs.

Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not your average garden, the plants are all herbs and of a medicinal type ehjich makes for a very interesting visit. They are well laid out and each labeled with their name and some information. It was quite easy to get there as...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This garden is a beautiful gem in the heart of the old city. It is difficult to get to and I wouldn’t recommend it for people that have trouble with stairs or walking. But the views of the sea and city aren’t than worth the...More

Thank allisonde7890
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Levels of beautiful gardens, ancient medicinal plants topped off with a fabulous view of Salerno and the coast. There is a cafe but in late May when we visited it was not open. There were only three other people in the gardens during our visit....More

Thank yns_10
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A wonderful place where to find the antique history of Salerno and its historical medical school, the first in the world.

Thank marianneviglione
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Minerva's Garden is very old and is an unsurpassed collection of medical plant remedies. Runs up the hill in four or five terraces with water flowing down level to level via beautifully crafted pools and little fountains. You get to learn stuff at the same...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoy a relaxing walk through the "Minerva Gardens" where the ancient medical plants from the famous "Scuola Medica Salernitana" are grown again! In the meanwhile you'll take wonderful pictures of the views over the town and the blue sea!

Thank RosamariaG149
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