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San Francesco d'Assisi, Matera

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  • In the town center in the square you can admire this church in Baroque style with elements of both the facade and inside dedicated to Saint Francis, whose statue you can see inside. Above the altar a number of paintings and an altarpiece from the 16th century.
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  • The 12th century façade never fully prepares you for a baroque interior, with some reference to the Spanish Baroque. The statue of the Madonna della Bruna follows the fashion of gleaming gold Madonnas and curls so beloved by the people. Especially the effigy blackened by candles (l) carried in procession by shepherds.
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  • Like all churches of Matera also this beautiful, at the center of the square used for weddings (2 days 2 marriages). Is located on the via del corso (the main street), it is impossible not to see. To see absolutely
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