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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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amazing place to visit...go now before it is overwhelmed with 2019 cultural city designation, don't miss the film at noha, eat at francisco, avoid staying at very over priced... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Nice place, exactly as it is on the photos. We had an English guide and the history was interesting. Apart from that.. too hot to visit when you can see the same on the photos.

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miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

amazing place to visit...go now before it is overwhelmed with 2019 cultural city designation, don't miss the film at noha, eat at francisco, avoid staying at very over priced sextanio hotel, try al mavela b n b or many other lovely places...walk and explore...park in luciano parking lot

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Sassi di Matera - Caves once the home of hundreds of families are an absolute must to visit. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site! Once the location of intense poverty and slum living even in the 20th Century, the Sassi are beginning to be gentrified and the location for the tourist euro in the cafes, restaurants and b+bs.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you have the chance to visit Matera: do make the visit! Amazing views, great atmosphere, interesting walks and visits possible. I suggest you to make the visit in the afternoon so that you have the chance to see Matera by night. Really spectacular. On the Unesco World Heritage List...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Magical place to visit. One step and you are in the past! Beautiful views, amazingly preserved in time buildings and cave houses. A must to visit!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I had neverheard of Matera and now I'll never forget it. This pace is one of the older continually inhabited towns in the world and its history is still very evident and very tangible. You can freely wander but I would recommend a small group guide as there is so much art and history to be found in caves and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

You have to add this to your bucket list - you'll think you've gone back in time! I can't adequately describe the experience - it's other worldly ! A must do & more importantly it's a must stay. Don't pass through on a tour bus - stay here for a day or toe or three ( I stayed 3 nights)... More 

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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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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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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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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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