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The artifacts inside were really great; there was a whole room with many (there used to be 70) amazing ivory tablets from the 12th century depicting stories from the Bible which are the main feature of the museum. Most of them are kept in the...More
We were the only visitors there on the day we went.
Most of the Artwork is of a religious nature and it has a room of Ivory tablets that are said to be the largest in the world. Rooms are small and temperature controlled. It...More
There is something about St. Matthew's Cathedral that opens my heart and lets me know that God is there for sure! The artwork and the sanctuary are extraordinary. The crypt of St. Matthew is moving and reminds me that we are all called to be...More
This cathedral honors St Matthew. Some of his body relics are reputed to be housed in this cathedral.The church has three parallel apses or naves. The church is also dedicated to a long ago pope. An ancient church was built on the site of the...More
Salerno is full of wonderful churches and museums . The Diocesan Museum was superb.
Housed in the former seminary, it's an architectural delight , amazing interior design.
Entrance is only 2 euros and it's closed on Wednesdays. Open Monday to Sunday from 9am to 1pm...More
We happened upon this as we thought there was going to be a concert on, instead we viewed the gallery which was incredibly designed and interesting.
Whilst unfamiliar with all the periods eg Mannerist, it certainly showed us some great exhibits from this time and...More
We only slipped in here because it was raining. In the first room we entered, we were confronted by Caravaggio's Judith. It's amazing how close you can get to priceless art. (I'm sure if we had actually touched anything, it would have set off alarms!)...More
I was the only visitor on a summer Saturday morning and found the museum very pleasant. I was surprised to see ivory carvings depicting testament scriptures. The rooms were lit only as needed , perhaps triggered by entry or remote control. One room failed to...More