Battistero di San Giovanni, Siena

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Head to Battistero di San Giovanni for an eyeful of elaborate artwork. You will find a range of subjects, including panels depicting the life of John the Baptist. Check out the Gothic ceilings overhead, and don’t forget to look down, as the floor mosaics are also impressive. Audio guides are offered, or you can hire a guide for more detailed information. Put Battistero di San Giovanni into our Siena trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Siena.
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  • Beautiful Baptistry with painting, fresco and sculpture where silence reigns. Beautiful and relaxing place that gives access to a projection of 20 minutes every 30 minutes.
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  • Visit included in the inclusive ticket that takes no more than 10/15 minutes. The baptistery is dedicated to S:Giovanni Baptist and sits at the base of the apse of the Cathedral. Unfinished white marble façade is from the second half of the fourteenth century. The Interior is frescoed by several local artists, including Vecchietta. Centrally located is the baptismal font is considered one of the masterpieces of early Tuscan Renaissance and attributed to Jacopo della Quercia made since 1417.
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  • Absolutely amazing art and frescos! Excellent condition and ability to spend as much time as you like . There is a reflective mirror to see the ceiling which is helpful. There is a wonderful informati...  more »
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