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Duomo di Salerno

Piazza Alfano I, Salerno, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 28 Attractions in Salerno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Greer, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Went by to kill some time and were very impressed with beauty of the place. Great art work and beautiful church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Salerno Duomo is considered the main tourist attraction in a non-touristed town. Sitting right in the middle of the historic centre of the town, the cathedral features a grand Romanesque entrance and 12th century bell tower. The star attraction is the crypt. The elaborate baroque design is considered one of the cultural and architectural treasures of Southern Italy. It... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Beautiful and charming, the cript is just wonderful and well worth a visit. Easy to get to from the centre of salerno

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
82 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Must-must see in Salerno and on whole Amalfi coast! This is very interesting cathedral, ancient and with perfect atmosphere. I am sure that it is the best cathedral on the whole Amalfi coast, I strongly reccommend you to come here even if it takes some time for you to drive. Be sure to visit the crypt - it is really... More

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Farnborough, Hants
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This cathedral and, especially, the beautiful crypt is one of the best churches I have seen. The only drawback is the lack of any official book/leaflet or shop in the cathedral or the nearby museum. This museum is well laid out, clean and also worth a visit. The pictures/images on the internet do not do justice to these buildings and... More

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Cugnoli, Italy
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Walking round the old part of Salerno you come across the Duomo. It is definitely worth visiting and do not miss going down to the Crypt, really lovely. The courtyard with tombs and frescoes is very interesting.

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walsall, UK
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77 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Visited Salerno on a cruise ship and stumbled on the cathedral. We had done a lot of walking and mom did not want to walk up the steps, until I had a peak into the courtyard. That in itself was amazing, with tombs, frescos and Roman style ruins. We went into the cathedral itself and it was very plain. Lots... More

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Mons, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you have time while waiting for a boat or a dinner, let visit it and also walk though the old city streets

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Perth, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Some renovation work going on but beautiful church and the crypt is amazing. Centrally located. The doors seem to be shut but the church is accessible. Not sure about opening and closing times.

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Hardwick, Vermont, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Gorgeous marble work. Downstairs there are cubby holes, covered in glass, that contain bones. In just the right light you can see the greasy forehead prints of the people who needed a closer look.

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