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Cripta del Peccato Originale

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Cripta del Peccato Originale

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With its jumble of ancient rupestrian homes and churches, Matera is one of the most unique towns in Italy. Avoid the hassle of coordinating train and bus schedules with this driving tour from Bari. Visit the town’s highlights with a guide to learn about the history of the “Sassi di Matera” and see how the town’s residents once lived at the Casa Grotta Museum.
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Luis Enrique C wrote a review Jun 2020
Brasilia, DF52 contributions60 helpful votes
An awesome experience. The crypt, speechless, very charming. Excellent example of rock Church. I think it is one of the most important given the Byzantine-inspired frescoes depicting a Madonna in a door-shaped gown representing for us men the entry and exit of this world.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Dakkas S wrote a review Jan 2020
Isola d'Ischia, Italy55 contributions41 helpful votes
The all thing was a little bit expencive and the road a bit steep as well but all results in a very interesting adventure and the church in the carven with it's Fresco's was "priceless"...so to speak!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Gabriel H wrote a review Nov 2019
Bellaire, Texas7,006 contributions979 helpful votes
Located a few miles outside of Matera, this cave in the side of a ravine has well preserved (and beautifully restored) frescoes on the walls, that represent various aspects of the Bible, mostly of the Creation, the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, and the life of Jesus Christ. Guided tours are the only way to see the cave, to protect if from the depredations of careless visitors. Photography oi forbidden. Tickets can be purchased at a nearby winery, which is also the location where the tours start.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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LBU62 wrote a review Nov 2019
Spoleto, Italy57 contributions35 helpful votes
this church is a place i have heard of and studied for years. one of the most important and earliest frescoed churches of the early christian period in southern italy. there si a fascinating presence in this place and a real sense of continuity with the place and it's surroundings. important to book online before it is just 20 minutes outside of the center of matera!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Elena Y wrote a review Nov 2019
Boston, Massachusetts11 contributions13 helpful votes
The Crypt of Original Sin is a very unique place . specific to the Matera region of Italy. - Dwellings, churches- all in the carved in caves that have been inhabited since prehistoric times, through Roman times, middle ages - to now. Not to be missed by travelers to Basilicata.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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