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Sassi di Matera

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Address: Matera, 75100 Matera, Italy
Phone Number: 3205350910
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The Sassi of Matera Walking Tour
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Guided Tour Sassi di Matera: Sasso Caveoso and Rock Churches

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Unique and fascinating!

Unlike any other place I have visited. Utterly enchanting especially at night with the lights twinkling.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Unlike any other place I have visited. Utterly enchanting especially at night with the lights twinkling.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very interesting story About people living in the grottes and what happende to them after they had to live. For good comprehension first visit casa of noa, that titels the story in italian and english version.

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san francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Before you experience the Sassi see the film presentation at Casa Noha. It describes the life history of the Sassi, very informative and well done.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful history and experience. Be sure to do the tours of the caves, Cathederals and a tour of the Sassi with a tour group to learn the history. Some on your own and some with a tour so you can take in all the history and beauty. The caves show you how they lived over 9,000 years ago and the... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Such an amazing place to stay, we stayed here for 3 nights but could easily have stayed for longer. Rich in history and wonderful for exploring if you can make it down the the ravine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Matera is a world Heritage must see place, cultural capital that will enchant you! Great people and food too ... well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have never experienced something this amazing in my life! this was the highlight of our trip and worth the 7 hour drive from Pisa! Dont dont dont did i say dont miss any opportunity to sty here for at lease 2 nights, stay in Casa de Angelo it is buit from old Caves. Sunning Stunning place to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Matera is just amazing. It has so much history, it's utterly fascinating. From the baroque buildings at the top of the town, right down through the older poorer parts of the town, it's all very interesting to take in. Make sure you wander along all the little lanes and alleys, stopping frequently to look at the view. I couldn't stop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We came here having seen a piece on a travel show and it is a truly special and amazing place. Our accommodation is in a cave but very luxurious and the whole place looks like a town out of a Star Wars movie nothing like this anywhere!! If you can get here then do. Not yet overun by tourists and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

hard to believe really. well worth the trip if you're in the area. very glad i went. very touristy, but mercifully, predominantly Italian tourists

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