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Address: Piazza dei Miracoli, 56126, Pisa, Italy
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The Battistero (baptistery), was built in the same Pisan-Romanesque style as the cathedral, taking over 200 years to finish, and has another fine pulpit, sculpted by the father of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Battistero (baptistery), was built in the same Pisan-Romanesque style as the cathedral, taking over 200 years to finish, and has another fine pulpit, sculpted by the father of the sculptor who did the one in the Duomo. The function of this building is clearly baptism. The font is large and centered in the middle of the floor. The building... More 

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Bellflower
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pisa Baptistery of St. John is the largest baptistery in Italy and took over 200 hundred years to build it out of marble. It is taller than the leaning tower of Pisa, if you count the statue on top, standing some 180 feet tall. If you are lucky there might be a bunch of singers demonstrating the acoustics of... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gets very busy, plenty hawkers to annoy you selling shoddy fakes watches etc. Also loadsa souvenier stalls. Place itself is stunning the tower looks even more on the tilt in real life!! Plenty to see and reel off photo after photo. Easily accesible by bus from train station or alo g route jyst look on sign to see leaning tower... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You're lucky if you visit it when one of the stuff members will song a few notes to show you how amazing is the acustic of the place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building, but the best part was listening to the guard sing, so we could admire the acoustics of the building.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Intricately carved marble figures adorn this beautiful building. Next to the cathedral and the leaning tower, this is a must when visiting Pisa. I stopped over for a couple of hours en route to Bologna. The main attractions in Pisa are closely located, so it's easy to visit them. From Pisa central, get the red bus . It's about 10... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another one of the buildings near the leaning tower. It is constructed in marble to match the nearby cathedral but in the relatively cavernous interior it has very little decoration. Very well worth seeing as part of all the buildings on this site.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is also a must visit venue. The acoustics are fantastic and if you climb the many steps to the upper level you will not only have a great view of the interior of the building but a brilliant view of the west door of the cathedral. definitely a must do

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very ornate & impressive dome, situated next to the leaning tower. When we visited the area was very busy due to an historic Ferrari tour rally being parked next to it.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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When visiting Pisa we were delighted to include a visit to the historic Battistero Classic and historic Hope to return soon

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