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The Duomo's romanesque campanile
The 12th century bell tower dominates the view from the porticoed courtyard,
which was built using columns that were taken from the ruined city of Paestum.
Castello di Arechi
From its hilltop position outside the city, the recently-restored castle of the Lombard prince Arechi II looks down over the cathedral
Brilliant mosaics in the vaults of two apsidal chapels, with a few traces of wider decoration on the main walls
Restored to former glory
Mosaics that could have come directly from the cathedral of Monreale
Gold mosaics for a dead pope
The tomb of Hildebrand - Pope Gregory VII - (1085) who died an exile in Salerno, after excommunicating the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry IV
Home to an Apostle since 954
Rich polychrome marble and painted panels in the crypt, rebuilt in Baroque style to honour Matthew, the city's patron saint
Past the main altar - beneath which lie the remains of the Apostle Matthew - the chapel ceiling is decorated with Sicilian-style rich blue and gold mosaics
Lamb, flag and angels
18th century frescos decorate the atrium walls