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MATERA 2019 - Half day private tour
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Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera Italy
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Discovering Matera

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Following the COVID-19 pandemic, this tour will be carried out with radio transmitter and receiver for each participant, in order to comply with the contact rules.<br><br>An immersive experience to discover all that makes Matera unique by discovering motherhood and trying to enter, even in the philosophy of life of this strange and unique city.<br><br>Together with me, Renato, or one of my collaborators such as Sara, Gaetano and Domenico, all licensed guides with a visceral passion and love for the city.<br><br>The city of Matera, with its ancient neighborhoods, the Sassi, is considered among the oldest in the world. An authentic open-air museum that describes man's life from the Stone Age to the present day with spectacular continuity.<br><br>Not really touristic tour, step by step you will discover the history of the city, the tales and the vicissitudes of those who lived in the Sassi as well as art, architecture. a 360 ° analysis of Matera "Shame of Italy" and "World Heritage Site".<br>
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mop1 wrote a review Oct 2020
Thomastown, Ireland85 contributions28 helpful votes
Words cannot express how utterly amazing this city is. So beautiful to wander around and marvel in its history.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Zireael Elen wrote a review Oct 2020
Sofia, Bulgaria30 contributions18 helpful votes
Very beautiful and nice place for walking or making pictures or just relaxing. The view is gorgeous!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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liverpool1023 wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom688 contributions16,703 helpful votes
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To gain perspective it is good to walk down the ravine of the River and up the other side to the park. This provides a stunning view back to the otherworldly city. The cave dwellings for the large part were simply abandoned in the late fifties and there honeycomb pattern can be clearly seen.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Jen wrote a review Sep 2020
Paris, France80 contributions51 helpful votes
Italy is one of my favorite countries in the World and I have seen plenty of beautiful cities over there. But Matera is a Must ! Matera is so incredible and so special. We arrived at night and the atmosphere was simply magical...this city seems to be like in a fairy tail. The way it has been built and thought is just impressive. We can feel harmony and peace just walking into the historic center within the Sassi. Matera was elected European Capital of Culture in 2019 and it is so well deserved ! If you are in Puglia do not miss the opportunity to visit Matera - it worth it a million !
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Date of experience: September 2020
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KestasKS wrote a review Sep 2020
Vilnius, Lithuania2,263 contributions523 helpful votes
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There are lots of similar looking historical places in Italy. However, Matera is unique with its buildout in the hills, and good preservation of the buildings from early Middle Ages. Very large area remaining, hence, very nice to walk up and down, explore old streets and stop for a bite and enjoy the view.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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