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Peculiarity of the area of Matera are the rock hewn churches, destination of all the tourists that decide to visit Matera.

Numerous religious communities lived in this area, especially the Benedictine and the Greek monks and so Matera is very rich of the remains of religious ascetic places, "built" carving the rock.

Matera has an heritage of more than 155 rock hewn churches, and important documents attest the existence of other 31 churches. Frescoes of unique value, in some cases miraculously preserved, testify the richness of the past that reinforces our present.



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