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“Actually Church of Madonna de Irdis” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Church of Santa Maria de Idris

Church of Santa Maria de Idris
Matera, Italy
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Ranked #14 of 56 things to do in Matera
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: This church is carved into a huge rock pinnacle jutting from the lip of a gorge.
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“Actually Church of Madonna de Irdis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

The name is Madonna de Irdis. This is one of two churches that are connected, the other being San Giovanni in Monte Errone. This two churches sit high above Sasso Caveoso in a hump of rock. They are beautiful inside with soft light and some beautifully soft frescoes.

Visited March 2012
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“wildly romantic and authentic churchcave”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

go visit this church in the afternoon and enjoy the superb view of matera coming out of the cave again. nothing beats this!

Visited May 2011
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“Fascinating”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

Just being able to see this church that was practically under our room was amazing.

Visited November 2011
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