Chiesa San Pietro Barisano
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino
Chiesa di Madonna delle Virtù & Chiesa di San Nicola del Greci
This monastic complex is one of the most important monuments in Matera and is composed of dozens of caves spread over two floors. Chiesa...
Madonna delle Virtù
One of the most important monuments in Matera, the monastic complex of Madonna delle Virtù and San Nicola dei Greci is composed of...
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 is a classy but informal restaurant set in arched whitewashed rooms. Try delicious local specialities like...
Piazza San Pietro Barisano · interesting places nearby
Chiesa San Pietro Barisano information
Below this church is an ancient honeycomb of niches where corpses were placed for draining, while at the entrance level are 15th- and 16th-century frescoes. The empty frame of the altarpiece graphically illustrates the town's troubled recent history: the church was plundered when Matera was partially abandoned in the 1960s and ’70s.