Grotta di Matromania, Capri

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  • The cave is located South-East of the island and is not far from the Villa Maltese and stacks. Rather than Matromania, is known today as Matermania, because in Roman times the cave was dedicated to the goddess Cybele, the goddess of Earth or "Magna Mater" and hence Matermania. It is a natural karst cave which underwent significant changes, at the time of the Emperor Augustus, to be transformed into a nymphaeum. Today only remnants of walls and chiseled walls, partly because the archaeological remains, found during excavations, were taken elsewhere, like the statue of the goddess Cybele and the relief of Mithras found at the Archaeological Museum of Naples.
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  • My husband & I hired a boat/captain when were last in Capri. Super fun & the captain took us through the Grotta di Matromania. He explained you should kiss as you float through. Fortunately I adore my...  more »
  • Probably, it is of interest! For me, definitely not! Specially for him I never would! Such places in Europe a lot!
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