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Madonna delle Virtù Church (Chiesa di Madonna delle Virtù) Tours

Madonna delle Virtù Church (Chiesa di Madonna delle Virtù)
This stunning and historic church is tucked among an incredible complex comprised of dozens of caves and dates back to the early 10th century. Its unique location and iconic beauty has been attracting travelers for hundreds of years. Widely recognized as one of Matera’s most important religious monuments, Madonna delle Virtù Church (Chiesa di Madonna delle Virtù), as well as nearby San Nicola dei Greci, draws pilgrims from around the world.

The church’s interior is decorated with brilliantly restored frescos and occasional temporary exhibits are also on display here. Travelers can wander the two floors containing multiple rooms, gaze out over vast landscapes and picturesque views and tour the site’s unique history on a visit to Madonna delle Virtu.

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The church is located in Matera, just north of other religious landmarks like San Domenico and Church of Saint Francis Assisi.
Address: Via Madonna delle Virtù, Matera 75100, Italy
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The tour guide outside the Cathedral and walking tour, through culture, history, tales and legends, where in the bronze age, according the findings, a built up area was born to shape the first city.Secondly we will go to "Sasso Barisano" where we will find how life was spent in the past through old trades, customs, proofs and habits. Then we will cross the old town, coasting the "Civita", enjoying the view of the Park of Materana Murgia on the front side, so that we will head towards the rupestrian complex where you can see rupestrian churches and cave dwellings.
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  • 2 hours
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$76.13
Price varies by group size
From
$76.13
Price varies by group size

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