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Mysterious Matera: Italy's Stone-Age City Of Caves

25 days ago   |   By Expert Vagabond

Exploring the Cave City of Matera
Matera, Italy
Matera is one of the coolest places we visited in Italy. An ancient town made of caves, carved into the side of a ravine! Here are some tips for cool things to do in Matera.
The town of Matera, Italy has a long and fascinating history. And I mean loooong .
It is one of the oldest continually inhabited settlements in the world, estimated to be settled in the 10th millennium BC. And sporadically settled for another 400,000 years before that...
So you'd think that because Matera is considered the 3rd oldest city in the world , it would be much...
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