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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 on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Siena travel itinerary maker.
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  • The most beautiful Batistero I saw, both the architecture, like the pintyras in ceilings and walls as the pia.
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  • ornate details, breathless. a small space but by staring for hours, in order to appreciate the beauty
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  • Is below the Cathedral. A small beautiful room. Full of fresh and beautiful works of art. Worth the visit. A small vent in the wall behind the baptismal font allows you to see the Cathedral.
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  • You can pay for an individual ticket to the Baptistry, but I suggest that you buy a combined ticket!
  • It is located under the final spans of the choir of the city's cathedral, and bridges the difference in height with the square below. The façade, in Gothic style with the typical pattern of local marbles
  • Overwhelmingly beautiful.
  • Beautiful place with many artifacts to be seen!
  • כנסייה גותית ומיוחדת, יש ציורים על הרצפה ושימו לב בתקרה על פסלי הראשים מסתבר שהם של כל האפיפיורים מהראשון ועד המאה ה 12