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Battistero di San Giovanni, Siena

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Religious Site
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 Battistero is a must see in Siena. It is located near to the other main attractions and included in the ticket that you buy to visit the sites.  more »
  • The Baptistery of St. John is richly decorated with beautiful frescoes. At the center of it there's a baptismal font adorned with bas-relief bronze plates one of which is by Donatello.  more »
  • This place is very richly decorated on the inside and is rather impressive, considering the central elements are in the middle of the building, contrary to other baptisteries that have them only on on...  more »
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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!
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