Today’s photo comes from the stony, surreal cityscape of Matera, Basilicata. I was reminded to post about the 2019 Italian Capitale della Cultura after yesterday’s announcement proclaiming Parma the Italian cultural capital for 2020.

We’re currently in the Year of Palermo.

Palermo, Matera, Parma…future winners are sure to be dazzling examples of all that Italy has to offer.

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This post was last modified on 3 July 2019 5:10 pm

Melanie Renzulli @italofileblog

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  • A very unique city. Glad they have renovated their city and the world is starting to learn about them.

  • Wow, gorgeous photos of Matera! I really hope to get there this year, I've wanted to go for a quite some time.

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