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Giardino della Minerva, Salerno

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Tucked away in a high point of the city, Giardino della Minerva is a garden that offers great views in a peaceful environment. This garden features medicinal plants and herbs, such as mint, licorice, and rosemary. Signs and descriptions provide information as you explore. After your tour, sit and enjoy a cup of herbal tea. Put Giardino della Minerva at the forefront of your travel plans using our Salerno trip builder app.
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  • We walked uphill from the downtown area which is not for everyone to do. There were signs along the way to guide you which way to turn. The garden was founded in the 12th Century. Dr Matteo worked.....  more
    We walked uphill from the downtown area which is not for everyone to do. There were signs along the way to guide you which way to turn. The garden was founded in the 12th Century. Dr Matteo worked.....  more »
  • Not very expensive and well worth it - a wide variety of medicinal herbs in a quiet garden with good views over Salerno. Not the easiest to find but there are signposts. 
    Not very expensive and well worth it - a wide variety of medicinal herbs in a quiet garden with good views over Salerno. Not the easiest to find but there are signposts.  more »
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  • Could not recommend highly enough. Fantastic, beautiful, and simple. It wasn't overly crowded and the paths were stunning. There's a shop that sells tea made from the herbs grown there. It's a peaceful place with a good view of the city. I loved it so much I went twice, and would definitely make a point to go again if I ever return to Salerno.
  • Stunning garden with 5 terraces and lots of history. Beautiful views of the city. Great explanation of the way botany and medicine were linked and how doctors used to treat illnesses. Feels like a hidden gem as even in the height of summer so few people were there

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