Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria Sights

San Giovanni Battista

  • Via San Biagio Map It
  • Matera
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 05/06/2016

Fodor's Review

Considered a jewel of medieval architecture, the 13th-century Romanesque church of San Giovanni Battista was restored to its pre-Baroque simplicity in 1926. The elaborately carved portal is a riot of entwining stone vines, flowers, leaves, human figures, and allegorical creatures. Inside, the three naves are flanked by columns crowned with capitals, each one decorated with symbolic animal forms and other images. No two are alike.

Sight Information

Address:

Via San Biagio, Matera, Basilicate, 75100, Italy

Map It

Sight Details:

  • Mon. 2–8, Tues.–Sun. 9–8

Published 05/06/2016

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks