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  • Matera: Basilicata’s City of Sassi (Cave Shelters) Matera: Basilicata’s City of ... Published on Monday, January 2, 2012 by
    One of the most unusual places I have visited in Italy is the city of Matera in the southern region of Basilicata. Matera has a unique landscape made up of sassi, which are ancient cave shelters built into tufa rock. Stacked on top of each other, they almost look like a honeycomb from a d...