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MATERA  I SASSI patrimonio UNESCO  "the city of the Sassi"  [HD]
MATERA I SASSI patrimonio UNESCO "the city of the Sassi" [HD]
Published: 2011/06/09
Channel: CLAUDIO MORTINI
I SASSI DI MATERA IN 4k - The stones of Matera in 4K - Riprese aeree con Drone
I SASSI DI MATERA IN 4k - The stones of Matera in 4K - Riprese aeree con Drone
Published: 2016/01/03
Channel: Giovanni Chianese
Rai Storia - Matera. Il destino capovolto
Rai Storia - Matera. Il destino capovolto
Published: 2015/01/21
Channel: Katya Madio
Come si viveva nei sassi di Matera
Come si viveva nei sassi di Matera
Published: 2016/03/08
Channel: Tv2000it
I sassi di Matera. Riprese aeree con drone
I sassi di Matera. Riprese aeree con drone
Published: 2017/03/31
Channel: Saverio Galax
Sassi di Matera 1963
Sassi di Matera 1963
Published: 2009/07/09
Channel: galleriafoma
Pronti Partenza...Via - Tra i Sassi di MATERA
Pronti Partenza...Via - Tra i Sassi di MATERA
Published: 2016/03/27
Channel: Vaghi per il mondo - Viaggi & Cultura
MATERA ( Italy ) - I SASSI  di  MATERA -  Patrimonio UNESCO -- The City of  " Sassi " -
MATERA ( Italy ) - I SASSI di MATERA - Patrimonio UNESCO -- The City of " Sassi " -
Published: 2016/01/15
Channel: luigi salzarulo
The Real-Life Flintstones Village: Sassi di Matera 9,000-Year-Old Italy Still Inhabited
The Real-Life Flintstones Village: Sassi di Matera 9,000-Year-Old Italy Still Inhabited
Published: 2016/04/19
Channel: Best Travel Destination
SASSI DI MATERA
SASSI DI MATERA
Published: 2012/12/15
Channel: Amedeo Panebianco
Matera la città dei Sassi 2017
Matera la città dei Sassi 2017
Published: 2017/04/22
Channel: sagittario30
Sassi di Matera - Wo man heute noch in Höhlen wohnt (Italien)
Sassi di Matera - Wo man heute noch in Höhlen wohnt (Italien)
Published: 2016/02/04
Channel: limitedsounddesign
1968, RAI Teche, "Ritratti di Città: Matera" - WikiMatera.it
1968, RAI Teche, "Ritratti di Città: Matera" - WikiMatera.it
Published: 2016/09/09
Channel: Wikimatera Staff
Sassi di Matera
Sassi di Matera
Published: 2017/08/13
Channel: Vladimir Sobko
Sassi di Matera (reportage fotografico) -- Stones of Matera
Sassi di Matera (reportage fotografico) -- Stones of Matera
Published: 2017/02/11
Channel: Renzo Manganotti
I Sassi di Matera 26/06/17
I Sassi di Matera 26/06/17
Published: 2017/06/28
Channel: Antares Wei
Fabio Bolzetta visita i Sassi di Matera
Fabio Bolzetta visita i Sassi di Matera
Published: 2016/03/07
Channel: Tv2000it
Il Momart Gallery nei Sassi di Matera
Il Momart Gallery nei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2014/10/11
Channel: TRM Art
Sassi di Matera e Parco della Murgia
Sassi di Matera e Parco della Murgia
Published: 2016/05/13
Channel: Annalisa Galloni
I Sassi di Matera
I Sassi di Matera
Published: 2017/04/08
Channel: Roberto Noberti
Sassi di Matera - Italy
Sassi di Matera - Italy
Published: 2010/08/29
Channel: Anakonda
Aerial Video - Il fascino dei Sassi di Matera
Aerial Video - Il fascino dei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2016/01/20
Channel: Alte Vedute
Locanda di San Martino, Sassi di Matera - Termae e piscina
Locanda di San Martino, Sassi di Matera - Termae e piscina
Published: 2013/09/20
Channel: locanda matera
Tutto esaurito per la “prima” del Presepe Vivente nei Sassi di Matera
Tutto esaurito per la “prima” del Presepe Vivente nei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2017/12/09
Channel: trmh24
I Sassi di Matera set per un film su Maria Maddalena
I Sassi di Matera set per un film su Maria Maddalena
Published: 2016/09/16
Channel: trmh24
SASSI DI MATERA: UNO SPETTACOLO DA VEDERE!! - Vlog
SASSI DI MATERA: UNO SPETTACOLO DA VEDERE!! - Vlog
Published: 2015/07/29
Channel: Carolina Chiari
Come si viveva nei Sassi di Matera
Come si viveva nei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2013/01/13
Channel: casagrottamatera
La suite imperiale di Mel Gibson - Sassi di Matera 11/09/2010
La suite imperiale di Mel Gibson - Sassi di Matera 11/09/2010
Published: 2010/10/11
Channel: Penne Davellino
MATERA ....di giorno nei Sassi ** basilicata italy **
MATERA ....di giorno nei Sassi ** basilicata italy **
Published: 2016/02/18
Channel: appunti qua e là
Basilicata - I Sassi di Matera - foto di Claudio Gobbetti
Basilicata - I Sassi di Matera - foto di Claudio Gobbetti
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: Governolo news
Alcide De Gasperi nei Sassi di Matera
Alcide De Gasperi nei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2012/12/07
Channel: casagrottamatera
"MERAVIGLIE, la penisola dei tesori". Video sui Sassi di Matera e Parco delle Chiese Rupestri.
"MERAVIGLIE, la penisola dei tesori". Video sui Sassi di Matera e Parco delle Chiese Rupestri.
Published: 2018/01/21
Channel: Ciccio Ciccio
Sassi di Matera
Sassi di Matera
Published: 2017/08/26
Channel: Giuseppe Petruzziello
I Sassi di Matera
I Sassi di Matera
Published: 2015/04/30
Channel: Tv2000it
Basilicata-Matera la città dei Sassi patrimonio dell
Basilicata-Matera la città dei Sassi patrimonio dell'Umanità Unesco
Published: 2009/12/27
Channel: TerreMareDiPuglia
VISITA GUIDATA NEI SASSI DI MATERA - SASSI DI MATERA GUIDED TOUR
VISITA GUIDATA NEI SASSI DI MATERA - SASSI DI MATERA GUIDED TOUR
Published: 2015/01/21
Channel: www.visitaisassidimatera.it
Hotel nei Sassi di Matera: Il Belvedere
Hotel nei Sassi di Matera: Il Belvedere
Published: 2013/05/30
Channel: Filippo Santeramo
Guida dal Drone: sorvolando i Sassi di Matera, scopriamo...
Guida dal Drone: sorvolando i Sassi di Matera, scopriamo...
Published: 2017/08/21
Channel: Wonder Roby Drones
Locanda di San Martino, Sassi di Matera - Termae e piscina
Locanda di San Martino, Sassi di Matera - Termae e piscina
Published: 2015/11/17
Channel: locanda matera
Neve in Basilicata. Imbiancati i Sassi di Matera
Neve in Basilicata. Imbiancati i Sassi di Matera
Published: 2017/01/05
Channel: trmh24
Il presepe monumentale che riproduce i Sassi di Matera a Palazzo Marino, visitato dal card. Scola
Il presepe monumentale che riproduce i Sassi di Matera a Palazzo Marino, visitato dal card. Scola
Published: 2016/12/06
Channel: chiesadimilano.it
Basilicata- Sassi di Matera (analogico)
Basilicata- Sassi di Matera (analogico)
Published: 2017/01/15
Channel: grace daspiaretti
Natale 2017 - Presepe vivente tra i Sassi - Matera - WikiMatera.it
Natale 2017 - Presepe vivente tra i Sassi - Matera - WikiMatera.it
Published: 2017/12/10
Channel: Wikimatera Staff
Una passeggiata tra i Sassi di Matera (ossa umane tra le rovine)
Una passeggiata tra i Sassi di Matera (ossa umane tra le rovine)
Published: 2013/05/07
Channel: Gianni Maragno
Sassi di Matera
Sassi di Matera
Published: 2008/02/03
Channel: 239viacasalnuovo
Il Presepe Vivente nei Sassi di Matera
Il Presepe Vivente nei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2015/01/03
Channel: trmh24
I sassi di Matera: La Casa Grotta in vico Solitario
I sassi di Matera: La Casa Grotta in vico Solitario
Published: 2014/09/24
Channel: Luigi Di Giacomo
Reportage Sassi di Matera
Reportage Sassi di Matera
Published: 2012/03/17
Channel: agostino zito
Sassi di Matera the stones of Matera
Sassi di Matera the stones of Matera
Published: 2017/04/19
Channel: Napolimisteriosa
Locanda di San Martino, albergo nei Sassi di Matera
Locanda di San Martino, albergo nei Sassi di Matera
Published: 2013/09/21
Channel: locanda matera
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Sassi di Matera
The Sassi of Matera
Sassi di Matera in November 2005
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera
Location Matera, Italy Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 40°40′00″N 16°36′30″E / 40.6667°N 16.6083°E / 40.6667; 16.6083
Criteria Cultural: iii, iv, v
Reference 670
Inscription 1993 (17th Session)
Website www.sassidimatera.it
Sassi di Matera is located in Italy
Sassi di Matera
Location of Sassi di Matera

The Sassi di Matera are two districts (Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano) of the Italian city of Matera, Basilicata, well-known for their ancient cave dwellings.

The Sassi have been defined by Fodor's as "one of the most unique landscapes in Europe".[1]

History[edit]

Panoramic view from the Canyon (Gravina)

The Sassi originate from a prehistoric troglodyte settlement and are suspected to be among the first human settlements in Italy. There is evidence that people were living here as early as the year 7000 BC.[2]

The Sassi are houses dug into the calcarenitic rock itself, which is characteristic of Basilicata and Apulia, locally called "tufo" although it is not volcanic tuff or tufa. The streets in some parts of the Sassi often run on top of other houses. The ancient town grew up on one slope of the ravine created by a river that is now a small stream. The ravine is known locally as "la Gravina".

In the 1950s, the government of Italy forcefully relocated most of the population of the Sassi to areas of the developing modern city. Riddled with malaria, the unhealthy living conditions were considered an affront to the new Italian Republic of Alcide De Gasperi.[3] However, people continued to live in the Sassi, and according to the English Fodor's guide[when?]:

Matera is the only place in the world where people can boast to be still living in the same houses of their ancestors of 9,000 years ago.

Until the late 1980s this was considered an area of poverty, since many of these houses were, and in some cases still are, uninhabitable. The current local administration, however, has become more tourism-oriented, and it has promoted the regeneration of the Sassi with the aid of the European Union, the government, UNESCO. Today there are many thriving businesses, pubs, and hotels there, as described in an April 2015 article in The New Yorker .[4]

Geography[edit]

The "Sassi" grew in the area of Murgia Plateau,[5] extended between Apulia and Basilicata. Along with the "Civita" and the "Piano", the two Sassi form Matera's Old Town.[6]

Culture[edit]

Sassi with snow (December 2007)

The Sassi are reminiscent of ancient sites in and around Jerusalem, and for this reason they have been used in many Christian-themed films, including The Gospel According to St. Matthew (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1964), The Passion of the Christ (Mel Gibson, 2004), The Nativity Story (Catherine Hardwicke, 2006) and Ben-Hur (Timur Bekmambetov, 2016).[7]

They also appeared in Patty Jenkins's Wonder Woman (2017), serving as a location for the Amazons' city Themyscira.[8]

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Coordinates: 40°40′00″N 16°36′30″E / 40.6667°N 16.6083°E / 40.6667; 16.6083

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