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Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve

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Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve

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Sasso Caveoso, Matera, Italy
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These were the best frescos we saw in Matera. Several small, ancient churches, convents, and monasteries were carved out of soft stone in the Sassi neighborhood, some as early as the 9th century. Many have frescoes that date from the 11th to 14th century. The frescoes in this
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It took us a while to find this one as sometimes the signs took you so far then stopped. We had bought a ticket that included a few churches so they just cross it off on entry. It’s a shame you can’t take photos in some of these churches. The frescoes are amazing and when you
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The cave churches are a must and each has its charms. This was probsbly my favorite and I highly recommend it. The frescoes are outstanding.
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All the churches in Matera blew me away in one way or another. This is a cave church next to sasso Caveoso. It’s small and you can see it quickly if you are in a rush. What I didn’t like was that PHOTOGRAPHY WAS STRICTLY PROHIBITED, even without flash: gggggrrrrrrree, this so
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This building in reverse i.e. with the rooms carved out of the limestone cliffs, has a wonderful array of frescoes in various states of (dis)repair. They ranged from a Byzantine style to a more Renaissance humanistic style. Well worth a look.
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