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Chiesa del Purgatorio, Matera

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Chiesa del Purgatorio is located in Matera. See Chiesa del Purgatorio and all Matera has to offer by arranging your trip with our Matera itinerary builder.
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  • The green door is all decorated with skulls, skull forms as carved in stone. Church full of skeletons and skulls.
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  • Skull and spine on both sides of the door, and funny. Inside is quite colorful and skeleton is an understatement, but still is emblazoned the skeleton decorations above the entrance of the passage, etc.
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  • There are thousands of churches in Italy & after a while it can seem like overload. However, the Church of Purgatory offers something completely different. Skulls in pontiff hats, crowns & tiaras deco...  read more »
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