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Address: Matera | Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera, Italy
Phone Number: 3292731940
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Matera is an Amazing, Facinating, Extraordinary place! It did reminded me of Capadocia, Turkish region, also a magical place! I am so glad to have gone to visit Matera. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Matera is an Amazing, Facinating, Extraordinary place! It did reminded me of Capadocia, Turkish region, also a magical place! I am so glad to have gone to visit Matera. You really need two days there!

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Western Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a history there is attached to this city, it is totally engrossing and so interesting. The caves are unbelievably interesting and we highly recommend a visit. We stayed in one of the refurbished caves an experience absolutely not to be missed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Matera is simply Beautiful !! A must to visit & stay. We drove to the city of matera parked our rental in a lock up car park only a couple of blocks away fro this ancient city & at only 50cents a day (what a great start!!) we didn't plan on sleeping there but we couldn't leave either. So we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We fell in love with Matera - the history, the people, the Sassi - just incredible. See it before it becomes too well known when in 2019 it becomes the European Capital of Culture. Take the trouble to get a good guided tour and visit Casa Noha to see a film about the cave dwellers in the 1950's. Spend 2... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Simply stunning! Both day and night. The most photogenic Old City I`ve been to. Also, we felt very secure and safe, even at night.

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Colchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The sassi is the old town, which is the main reason for visiting old Matera. To get to it involves going down a lot of steps as the original town was built on the sides of a gorge. Our visit coincided with a very hot day, which made it more of a challenge. It was however worth it to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant quite find the words to describe this - it is difficult to comprehend that you are in a european country in the 21st century when you look around at the buildings, the streets and the cave dwellings - i can only describe it as walking backwards through time and I loved every minute of it. Each corner turned... More 

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Bal Harbour, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get here before the crowds arrive in 2019, when Matera will be a European Cultural Capital. In addition to the historic Sassi, the main square is great and has a cool vibe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I havw been there on a school trip more than 30 years ago. This place is a UNESCO world site heritage were you can see trace from the paleolitic age/Cave man era.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sassi di Matera is a magical place. Almost like a dream, as if it doesn't exist in reality. There are a few reasons for this: it is difficult to get thre, place itself is compact not disturbed by modern life, and looks like a film set. And it has a tragic history. Getting there: You may use a train from... More 

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