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The only underground Cultural Center in the world! An auditorium described in international journals of architecture and design. Firstly carved as a quarry of stones, then abandoned and used as a waste dump, now restored and transformed into a...more
This place is located just on the edge of the Sassi near the Piazzetta San Biagio. It is literally a cave under the houses located above and upstairs it has a balcony with a great view of the Sassi. There is a video presentation (in...More
I was recommended to visit this place and certainly wasn't let down. It is a place intended for cultural shows, jazz concerts etc. It was a house with a cave in the back. Friendly staff explaining its use in the past.
We visited purely by chance as we were walking around Matera, and for the small entrance fee (3 Euro per person) we were given a detailed and informative tour of the space, including the history of how it was discovered, how it has been developed...More
Casa Cava (translated as “house quarry”) is a stunning cultural center housed in what was for more than 200 years a quarry. In 1800 the cave was excavated into three connected spaces for an extended family. From 2007 to 2011 Casa Cava was transformed into...More
While interesting in the sense that this is an artificial cave created by mining all the rock from the inside, it isn't worth the price of admission is there is nothing else to actually see. I can't rate this as a performance space or as...More
We read about the Casa Cava and decided to pay a visit. There was an art exhibition on which was interesting and the whole space was very pleasant. We decided to go to the play that evening and it was worth it to see the...More
I decided to check this place out after my curiosity got the better of me and I followed the maze of signs pointing to this place. It does have a small entrance fee (3EUR when I went) but the young gentleman who manages the place...More
Outstanding and unforgettable place with a very nice and competent guide who can really show you the beauty of this incredible and unique place. Here old age and modern architecture blend together in a fantastic solution. it's a must for whoever visit Matera to see...More