Casa Cisterna Sotterranea, Matera

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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  • This cave home was amazing for the fact that it has been preserved for future visitors to see the conditions that the people in the Sassi actually lived in. They lived in caves like this until the...  more »
  • Very interesting place to visit: our guide told us in details the story of the place were people lived till the late '50s!  more »
  • The Cisterna House is a very clear example of dwelling in the Sassi di Matera. It offers an insight into the living conditions of the Lucan family of the recent past. They shared the adult, children, animals and inside the house were carried out various activities related to daily life, such as the collection and channeling of water, the production of oil, the preservation of food. Furniture and objects in the rooms, very well preserved, testify to the customs and customs of the materans.
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  • A place not to be missed, an extraordinary experience that reveals how you lived in Matera only a few decades ago. Thanks also to the very kind and helpful Teresa who explains everything you want to know about everyday life in the Sassi.
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