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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
All reviews several levels medicinal plants old town fascinating history small botanical garden small cafe great little place relaxing place morning or afternoon charming garden middle ages splendid view well worth the effort euro entrance fee lovely spot terrace herbs
I had Heard quite a lot of Giardino della Minerva, a garden with Medical plats and was very disappointed to find that it was not much to see. The signs beside the plants only showed the name of the plant and not what it was...More
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
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
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
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
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