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...
Museo della Scultura Contemporanea
Housed in Palazzo Pomarici, MUSMA is a fabulous contemporary sculpture museum. The setting – deeply recessed caves and frescoed palace...
In Sasso Barisano, this lofty and convivial cavern is styled as a Neapolitan pizzeria and has a great cheery atmosphere and excellent...
Piazza del Duomo · interesting places nearby
Set high up in town, the subdued, graceful exterior of the 13th-century Puglian-Romanesque cathedral makes the neobaroque excess within all the more of a surprise: ornate capitals, sumptuous chapels and tons of gilding. Pediments mounted on its altars came from the temples at Metaponto. Matera's patron saint, the Madonna della Bruna, is hidden within the older church, Santa Maria di Costantinopoli , which can be accessed from the cathedral if it's open.