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Jazzo Gattini (visitor center)
Visitare Parco Murgia Materana
Masseria Radogna (visitor center)
The Neolithic village
San Falcione
San Vito
Our Lady of the Three Doors
Madonna della Croce
St. Nicholas Appia
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Visiting the area of ​​Murgia Timone near the Masseria Radogna is also essential in order to fully understand the charm of the Sassi , the historic center of the city of Matera.

From the overview area of Murgia Timone, la visuale sull’antica città e’ infatti di un’incredibile bellezza, and is a key step itinerary also more 'hurried visitor.

From the murgico plateau city view as a whole, showing at a glance the three quarters of the old town, result of the ’ evolution housing intensified since the middle ages a site frequented since the bronze age until the middle of the 20th century: on the left we see the Sasso Caveoso where are a large part of caves dug on various levels of the slope; at the heart of the colle della Civita origin of medieval fortified dominated by the Cathedral; Finally on the right the Sasso Barisano identifiable with the impressive church of Sant ’ ’ Augustine.

An ancient city that was evacuated in the years 50 due to poor hygienic conditions in post-war housing, and that after years of neglect trent ’ lives today a redemption season started with the special State law 771/86 which launched a complex but fascinating work of restoration.

A cultural landscape chosen as film location in important films like “The Gospel according to St. Matthew” di Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964) and “The Passion of the Christ” di Mel Gibson (2004) and the recent remake of Ben-Hur by Timur Bekmambetov (2015).

An excursion in the Park ’ It is therefore an important ’ for live fully experience the charm of the city excavated in the rock: in this connection the Centre visits and operators Jazzo Gattini will be able to offer every service and information which may be useful to structure the best visiting and fully interpret the territory.

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These are the stages that can be included in guided tours to the Rocks that you can request via email to or call us at 0835/332262 or to the 388/8925407