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MARATEA: Pearl of the Tyrrhenian

Maratea a picturesque town located in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, known for its stunning coastline along the Tyrrhenian Sea, rugged cliffs, and beautiful beaches, Maratea is often referred to as the "Pearl of the Tyrrhenian." The town is perched atop a hill overlooking the sea, offering breathtaking views.

One of the most iconic landmarks in Maratea is the imposing statue of Christ the Redeemer, which stands atop Monte San Biagio overlooking the town. This statue, reminiscent of the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the tallest statues of Jesus in the world.

Maratea is also home to charming medieval streets, historic churches, and quaint squares. Visitors can explore its narrow alleyways, enjoy fresh seafood at local restaurants, or relax on one of its many beaches.

A hidden gem in Italy, offering natural beauty and cultural charm to those who visit.


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