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Sassi in Miniatura

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So much work!

A huge amount of work and attention to detail has gone in to making this miniature model of the... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2019
adammilly
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Fascinating.

This was a stop on our Rick Steves tour. I love perspective overviews, and this was a nice one. I... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
lcbs
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Via Fiorentini 82 | Sasso Barisano, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

A huge amount of work and attention to detail has gone in to making this miniature model of the Sassi, definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank adammilly
Reviewed December 15, 2018

This was a stop on our Rick Steves tour. I love perspective overviews, and this was a nice one. I have been employed by museums most of my life, and understand the effort which goes into a diorama or a model.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lcbs
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I'm not sure what I was expecting, but it was definitely more than what this "museum" holds. Yes, the miniature replica of the sassi is nice with amazing details. But, this is essentially a souvenir shop with a small replica tucked into the back corner....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This depiction of the town provides a very good context for the visit to Matera as a whole. It enables you to see the relationship between different parts of the town. Clearly a lot of hard work has gone into the representation.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nastame
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I wasn’t sure why this is on the local maps. You can get these carvings everywhere. However it is easy enough to pop into.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We went into this souvenir shop and the miniature model of the whole area took centre stage in the room. You can see the names of the various churches and it gives you an idea as to where buildings and streets are in relation to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

This location is a must during a trip to Matera. The gentleman has made a huge display of the town...a true work of art. Gives a great overall understanding of the town. I bought a nativity to add to my collection. He has wonderful pieces...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Was located close to our hotel and we needed some figurines for our nativity scene so we picked them up from there. They have a very good selection and good quality ones are hard to find. Ended up buying another whole nativity. The model of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Eustachio R, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Sassi in Miniatura, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Hello Geo, thank you for your visit, we are very glad you appreciate our Sassi in Miniatura. Best regards.

Reviewed April 8, 2018

Looking at the TripAdvisor application in my mobile, I have discovered this small reproduction of the old city, so we decided to have a visit. It was pleasant and interesting, everything is very detailed and well constructed

Date of experience: April 2018
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Eustachio R, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Sassi in Miniatura, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Hello Jesper, thank you for your visit, we are very glad you appreciate our Sassi in Miniatura. Best regards.

Reviewed April 6, 2018

this creator has spent thousands of hours recreating his town ship. It is delightfully done and cute to visit. And outstanding piece of workmanship.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DiMcH29
Eustachio R, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Sassi in Miniatura, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Hello Dimch29, thank you for your visit, we are very glad you appreciate our Sassi in Miniatura. Best regards.

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