Contrada Pedale della Palomba (Listed under Law no. 1089/39).
The sanctuary of Santa Maria della Palomba, built by Monsignor Saraceno in 1583, has a Renaissance portal on the façade in which the effigy of the Archibishop and the Matera coat of arms can be seen. The Sanctuary, wtih a single rectangular nave, is enriched on the right wall by six polychrome stone statues in niches.
(SOURCE: "I luoghi di culto nel Parco della Murgia Materana", Giuseppina Radicchi, Collana Parco Murgia, 2010)