• The Cathedral, a Romanic building dedicated to the cult of Saint Matthew, the patron, consecrated in 1084, by Pope Saint Gregory VII (who is buried there after dying in Salerno during his exile). The main entrance is made of bronze. The atrium is surrounded by a colonnade with 28 round arches columns. On the sides there are some Roman sarcophaguses. Inside there is a treasure chapel where there are several Gothic shrines. Among the others there is one of the arms of the Saint. Under the main altar, there is the Crypt. On the side of the Cathedral there is the bell tower, built during XII century.
  • Diocesan museum, where a miniated Exultet of XIII century is kept
  • Provincial archaeological museums, with finds of the whole province
  • Porta Nuova, that divides the ancient part of the town from the modern one
  • Arechi Castle, its name comes from the famous Longobard prince who loved so much Salerno and who was very loved by people
  • La Carnale fortress, a tower built in 1563 to defend Salerno from Saracens. Its name comes from a terrible battle fought in 872 that provoked the death of many Turks near the rock where the fortress is
  • Archaeological Area of Fratte, 4.500 square meters with buildings constructed from VI century b.C. There are the remains of an Etrurian-Samnite necropolis (8 tuff tombs, two of which are room like with funereal couches), a cistern and a furnace
  • San Benedetto Church, Romanic style, a nave and two aisles between due rows of columns and pillars with round arches
  • SS. Crocifisso Church, with paintings of XIII century in the crypt
  • San Gregorio Church, with a didactic museum about the School of Medicine
  • San Lorenzo Monastery, seat of the Archive
  • Minerva Gardens, where students from the School of Medicine learnt the therapeutic power of plants
  • Flavio Gioia Square, called “Rotonda”, because of the shape of the buildings that surround it. At the centre there is the Dolphin Fountain created by the artist Riccardo Dalisi
  • Largo Campo, a small square with a wonderful fountain a many noble houses, such Genovesi palace
  • San Giorgio Church, with the main altar rich of bas-reliefs and marble sculptures
  • Annunziata Church, with its nice Baroque bell tower by Sanfelice
  • Saint Augustine Church, with our Lady of Constantinople
  • Gardens of Villa Comunale
  • Theatre “Giuseppe Verdi”, with decorations by salernitani artists Fortunato and Gaetano D’Agostino and paintings by Domenico Morelli and pupils
  • Provincial picture gallery
  • Santa Sofia monument, a former monastery, today it is used for art shows, such as those dedicated to Picasso and Mirò
  • “Museo Città Creativa”, with local ceramics
  • Mercatello park, with rare and beautiful plants