Private tour of the stones of Matera
Matera, City of the Sassi, UNESCO World Heritage Site, European Capital of Culture 2019. The city of Matera is very famous for its Sassi ancient districts. that have been declared, a World Heritage Site in 1993. It beckons to visitors, a magnificent, unique view. Steeped in the past The Sassi district is a system made of dwellings carved out of the steep slopes of a deep valley with surprising and unusual features called the ‘Gravina’. The Sassi were once the very heart of peasant life and culture
The Sassi districts are the ancient heart of the city and the district has been renovated today, offering breathtaking views, particularly at night with its small lights decorating houses, the craft shops and restaurants, all of this turn the Sassi into a living nativity scene.
Matera is the city where Mel Gibson directed the movie “Passion of the Christ”
the town also boasts other charming and beautiful buildings and beutifull Churches. of13th century, in Romanesque style.