Tour Cripta Peccato Originale
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Tour Crypt
OF THE ORIGINAL SIN

THIS CRYPT IS ONE OF THE HIDDEN GEMS OF THE CITY OF SASSI, CALLED "SISTINE CHAPEL OF THE RUPESTRIAN ART".

Tour Crypt of the Original Sin (shuttle included)

  • Duration: 90min
  • Price: from 25€

Visit the Crypt of the Original Sin, well known as the “Sistine Chapel of Rupestrian art”. Lighting effects, an environmental audio-guide and an atmosphere enriched by Gregorian chants will reveal the secrets of beautiful frescoes dating back to 7 century.

  • defined the “Sistine Chapel of Rupestrian art”
  • Adam and Eve and the Original Sin
  • the Cave Church of 100 Saints
  • the flower painter of Matera
  • benedectine and beneventan art

Further information

Well known as the “Sistine Chapel of Rupestrian art”, the Crypt of the Original Sin is the flagship of the area, since it is considered the most ancient evidence of rupestrian art. Like any precious treasure, the it is hidden, surrounded by nature, overlooking the canyon. The frescoes inside depict Old Testament scenes related to Genesis, in particular the Creation and the Original Sin. Lighting effects, an environmental audio-guide and an atmosphere enriched by Gregorian chants will reveal the secrets of beautiful frescoes made by the famous Flower painter, with a benedectine style. A shuttle will be provided to reach the place and to come back in town.


More informations

Included

  • entry ticket in the Crypt of the Original Sin
  • round-trip shuttle
  • environmental audio-guide
  • map of Sassi of Matera

Not included

  • tasting of local products
  • everything not included in “Inclusive services” section

Participants

  • group tour from 4 up to 19 participants (max 25 people in the Crypt)

Languages

  • German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian

Requirements

  • pushchairs and wheelchairs are not recommended
  • pets not allowed

Important information

  • the ticket is non-refundable
  • if you cancel within 3 days before the date of the tour or in case of no show, you will receive a voucher equal to 40% of the total amount, which you can use within 1 year from the date of the cancelled tour

Venue

The meeting point for the shuttle is in via Rocco Scotellaro n.4, at the agency of Matera City Tour (infoPoint A)

Address

  • Via Rocco Scotellaro, 4, Matera, MT, Italia

Parking

  • Multi-storey car park, in via Rocco Scotellaro (exactly in front of our agency) € 1,50/h
  • Outdoor parking on blue stripes nearby in via Lucana, via Gramsci or via Passarelli € 0,70/h or € 0,50/h (8:00-13:30 and 16:00-20:30)

Stations

  • Central Station, 10 minutes walking distance from our ticket office