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This is the one church you must see when visiting Matera. The crypt in particular where corpses were drained is an amazing sight and conjures up all sorts of historical pictures. The frescoes are also highly worth a visit. Its a bit off the tourist...More
This church's construction started in the 12th century and the latest renovations took place in the 17th century and gave the church its today's appearance.
The central part is the only one which one can see from the outside.
When you go down the stairs...More
Each one of the stone-hewn churches is unique and well-worth the visit. The variety of spaces and the fascinating "shelves" in San Pietro Barisano offered their own new emotions. I suggest also arriving at this church from "above" where you can practically touch the top...More
The rupestrian or hollowed out of rock churches are all over the Sassi area. The interiors feature early frescoes in various states of repair, but are wondrous to behold. Any one coming to Matera/Sassi should visit at least a few of the rupestrian churches. Each...More
This was a part of our three site ticket. 6 euro per person... this place is an expanded rock cave church - about 1000 AD. OK that alone is amazing!! Then they have beautiful frescoes still visible and tiny cave-like stair cases running around. There...More
This beautiful cave church one of the highlights of our visit to Matera.It was one of a trio which you could combine.The other two are chiesa santa maria d'idris and chiesa santa lucia alle malve.It was by far the largest and most interesting
The brochure has opening hours listed as -1st April to 1st November 10am / 7pm closed 2nd July, 2nd November to 31st March 10am/2pm closed 25th December
Pay €3 for entry or buy a ticket for €6 and this gives entry to three of the...More