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The "hang out" for the locals...

This Piazza is quite the place to be during the weekend. The locals bring their families and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this was a must see. We didnt think so but we did use it as a reference point and was... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Galaxy T
Sudbury, Canada
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Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Piazza is quite the place to be during the weekend. The locals bring their families and socialize in this Piazza. It also has a PERFECT photo op area where you can see the the Duomo (in all its glory) residing over the Sassi. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were told this was a must see. We didnt think so but we did use it as a reference point and was a nice place to have a glass of wine and people watch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Galaxy T
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is the main square in the town of Matera. You can find some nice cafes here and also an excellent viewpoint for photos of Sassi di Matera. We stayed round the corner from here and visited on multiple occasions. The best was the Festival...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is the area where heavy traffic is forbidden, it was gorgeous. A feast for the eyes and the ears! There was this older gentleman using a violin bow on a long handsaw, it had such and angelic quality to add to the entertainment of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We spent an hour on two separate occasions just stumble-bumming around the piazza. Once while waiting for the English tour for the cistern which has it's ticket office in the center of the piazza. The other was in a downpour the day before when we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

On our first evening in Matera we learned that there was a music festival happening that weekend. We were walking around the piazza and it was packed with Italians, lots of fun and very animated.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alec D
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A real gathering place for Materians and their families. We were there at dusk; it was fascinating to sit and watch the men/women/children trolling and engrossed in loud/animated conversations. It's right at the main entrance to Sassi.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RodBush
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is thrilling looking around and being looked at. Renovated piazza with possibility to have a drink

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Paolozurich
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a great place to start your tour/viewing of the Sassi, there is a great viewpoint that gives amazing views out over the old town. Steps provide access down into the Sassi. Toilets are available here and the tourist information office, where we organised...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is now one of my favorite Italian piazzas, on par with the main piazza in Siena and others. Under a full moon on a soft May night, it was magical!

Date of experience: May 2017
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