Santa Maria di Costantinopoli
This is the larger of the two sassi districts, and many of the cave dwellings have been restored and converted into cosy houses, shops...
Buffing itself up for its European Capital of Culture status in 2019, Matera opened this brilliant multimedia exhibit in February 2014....
Matera's new hipster inclinations are on show at this wine-bar cum cafe in a typical cave-house off Sasso Barisano's main drag. The...
In Sasso Barisano, this lofty and convivial cavern is styled as a Neapolitan pizzeria. It has a great, cheery atmosphere with excellent,...
Piazza del Duomo · interesting places nearby
Set high up on a spur between the two natural bowls of the sassi , the subdued, graceful exterior of the 13th-century Puglian-Romanesque cathedral makes the neobaroque excess within all the more of a surprise. The ornate capitals, sumptuous chapels and tons of gilding were getting an extensive renovation at last visit. Pediments mounted on the cathedral's altars came from the Greek temples at Metaponto.