Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve, Matera

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  • We visited as part of a tour group. As with many structures in Matera, the church is built into the side of a hill. It has remaining fragments of frescoes that are well worth a visit. No photography a...  more »
  • This church is interesting because it is so very unique. The history is interesting and the internal walls are beautiful. Worth a visit.  more »
  • This place makes you realise how difficult life was and how the people valued their religion. Definitely worth visiting.  more »
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  • Stunning frescoes in the Sassi
  • Fascinating frescoes. Interesting dwelling that was a church and a home.
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  • Excellent place from which to observe the scenery of matera. It is a little complicated to get there, and it is not clear from the outset that it is an ancient cemetery. Very impressive
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  • If it weren't for the signs, you'd never guess that this is a church! The small church in the sasso caveoso is achieved entirely by digging the rock and consists of two adjoining each other. As you enter, a small room with an altar dedicated to Saint Lucy, is the place of worship still in use today. The environment that you open at his side instead, which I believe was the original church in its most extended, still maintains the murals, including a particular nursing madonna baby. Among the rock is perhaps the most calls rich in frescoes, but unfortunately also the wettest
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