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.
This place gives an idea of how the people lives in their cave homes. A wonderfully preserved place running through the history of lifestyle in the town.
Fascinating to go inside the cave, furnished with contemporary household.items, and to get a feel for cave dwelling. The English commentary was an unexpected bonus and gave us a greater understanding of what conditions must have been like - more sophisticated than I had imagined. Well worth a visit.
We almost passed this museum bye - its quite under stated. We thought what the heck - 2 Euros well give it a go. Paid the very friendly lady the money and went in. Wow ! brilliant reconstruction of life in a cave dweling which went on right up untill the 50s. A commentary (Not a fiddly earpiece navigate yourself... 更多
With everything in Materaa so exciting and natural this is more of a tourist place. Fortunately for only 2 euros you don't waste too much money or time
A bit touristic but the Casa Grotto will give you a good feel on how people used to live here not too long ago. Together with the animals and children. A small family home with lots of original house hold items.