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Sassi di Matera

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Matera, conosciuta come La città dei Sassi, si è sviluppata intorno al suo antico borgo. Nel 1993 è diventata Patrimonio Mondiale dell’UNESCO e sarà Capitale Europea della cultura 2019. Questi riconoscimenti hanno riscattato una città ritenuta...more
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Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommended. A great place to explore with incredible history, architecture. Sassi and it’s three districts are each distinct with their own character and no surprise it is an UNESCO world heritage site and will be the 2019 city of culture. Older even than Damascus!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are anywhere near Matera than you have to visit the Sassi Di Matera. One of the most unique historical places in the world, in which the same ancestral inhabitants occupied the same cave houses for 9000 years. An incredible history with beautiful architecture....More

Thank Tegan W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent all day, and looking forward to going back tomorrow. Churches, family homes, all cut from rock.

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stop if you can. Never thought this existed. Happy to have seen it..... my husband and I were flabergasted!

Thank M3338YPdanielt
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Sassi di Matera is unique experience. I have never been to a place like this before. I would highly recommend. The views are fantastic. the history of the place tells a great story

Thank sheldon a
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking forward to the visit, but reality surpassed expectations. I hope to return in the future.

Thank FathersDayCZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take a guided tour to get the most out of this amazing place. Make sure to wear good shoes as the steets are very uneven.

Thank Comoxfoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience to see habital caves . This was our second time and it was just as enjoyable. Parking was very difficult.

Thank 141LeeB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very interesting day here, it is worth taking a guided walking tour as there is a lot one would miss without the information from the guide.. We traveled from near Fasano in Puglia which took about 1 hour 30 minutes but it...More

Thank NigelDCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove here from Martina Franca, a 1/1/2 hour drive but well worth it. Parking can be a problem but the is a good car prk in Pasquale Vena and is only a short walk to the Sassi area. As one of the oldest cities...More

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Joe I
12 October 2018|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Wow....that is tight. You'll need to he lucky to get that bus. Hopefully your flight will be on time... Hopefully the bus is close to the exit of the airport. Bari airport is really small...so that's in your favour.....
12 September 2018|
Response from Gibson P | Reviewed this property |
Reccomend at least one night in Matera... so many things to see. You will not be dissapoonted
Stephen G
8 August 2018|
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Response from Sassi-di-Matera-Net | Property representative |
You can book a APE Calessino Vintage tour. It's a panoramic tour. The tour of the Sassi of Matera in Ape Calessino is an unusual way to visit one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the world. English speaking... More
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