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Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve
Ranked #8 of 107 things to do in Matera
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Stockholm
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77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“See it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Interesting to see a real cave church. It has been in use for a thousand years and have a great story to tell. Nice frescoes, the ones that are still there.

Visited July 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Breathtakingly beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

A trip to Matera MUST include a visit to this beautiful "church" dating back to the 1st C AD. The frescos are still fresh looking, the result of meticulous restoration.

Visited May 2014
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Taree, Australia
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“An impressive rural cathedral”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

This cathedral is only open when mass is to be celebrated. We were there on a Sunday and so had the opportunity to go inside to view impressive paintings and ornate wall and ceiling decorations.

Visited May 2014
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