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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view over the Gravina Gorge is very good from here. The church is impressive in the cathedral style it is . How did the6 build these places. It’s worth a walk up even if you’re not 8nto churches as the view is great up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 week ago

To many churches to visit and comment on each one if you have time each one needs to be seen as they are all unique.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AntonellaTitti
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 13th century Romanesque outside and a baroque inside with some byzantine touches. A fascinating mixture and worth a visit. There is also a rather lovely picture of the Madonna della Bruna from the 13th century.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well worth the walk up the stairs to the Cattedrale - gorgeous view and has a great bar to relax and refresh before heading back down.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and also0 a fabulous vantage point for viewing the city. Like many Italian churches it is incredibly ornate with wonderful architecture.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steppin-owt
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

The church is pretty, although it’s no different to any of the other many churches in Puglia. There’s nothing particularly of note to see, but definitely worth a visit if you have a particular interest in churches. The one thing that spoilt it was the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

During my 2 days in Matera and whilst walking i kept passing this pretty cathedral. During one of the visits a mass was in full swing and I enjoyed witnessing it. What irked me were the poor beggars on the doorstep and loads of churchgoers...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

The Cattedrale di Matera is located on the spacious Piazza Dumo, in Civita, the highest part of Sassi di Matera. It is dedicated to Santa Maria della Bruna, the patron saint of Matera - according to a local legend the Virgin appeared to a local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

A beautiful church with amazing art on the ceiling and some ancient frescoes Free entry and worth the walk.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Annettew709
Reviewed April 28, 2019

This Cathedral of Matera sits at the highest point in a beautiful piazza overlooking the historic sassi of Matera. The interior has gorgeous frescoes and houses a tomb with the relics of St. John of Matera. Very impressive and must see.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SuzyQu15
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