Not to be confused with Casa Grotta Del Casanuovu to the south of Sasso Caveoso, which is undeservedly much lower in trip advisor rankings and has very few reviews for some reason despite in our opinion being equally as good as this cave house especially as that one has five rooms spread over 3 levels. This cave house is to... 更多
It's really setup of how people used to live in the cave houses. Very interesting explanations about the habits. the tools, the interior and the ways they lived.
The Casa Grotto is an ancient previously inhabited cave within the Sassi of Matera, and offers a window on the times when these caves were home to thousands of people.
This was a highlight of our Food and Wine tour of southern Italy/Sicily. My first impression was the city looked like what I imagined Jerusalem would look. Then we found out that Mel Gibson had filmed the Passion of the Christ here because of its resemblance to Jerusalem. Learning how people lived in these caves and seeing how they lived... 更多
Unbelievable to look around and see how people used to live in Matera. Lots of things to see - it is worth having a good look round and taking an interest in each object as it can be quite under-whelming otherwise!! The kitchen and master bedroom (along with a baby's crib) are the highlights.
The hotel suggested this was a great place to spend 15 mins, and for a couple of euros its well worth a visit, it a cave set out how life would have been in the 50s, with an audio description in English and I guess other languages, and it really shows and tells how life was like not very long... 更多