Located a few kilometers from the city of Sassi, inside a natural cave on the Murgia plateau, the Crypt of the original sin is an excellent example of rock art in the southern Italy. The Crypt of the Original Sin is adorned with a cycle of paintings back to the second half of the 8th century depicted by the artist known as “The Flower of Painter”. It is known as the Cave of the Hundred Saints for the many Saints depicted in the frescoes on the walls.
AVAILIBILITY: From Thursday to Sunday – on reservation
DURATION OF TOUR: about 1 hour and 30 minutes
COSTS: Cost for adult: € 25,00 / under 18: € 15,00 / under 6: € 5,00
MEETING POINT: Tourist Information Info Matera – Vittorio Veneto Square, 39.
RESERVATIONS: Info Matera – Informazioni Turistiche Matera, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 39
*The cost includes: Transfer for the Crypt, Return trip, Guided tour of the Crypt of the Original Sin, Map of the city