Battistero di San Giovanni

Battistero di San Giovanni, Siena

Battistero di San Giovanni
4.5
Historic Sites • Religious Sites
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bruno l
Singapore, Singapore746 contributions
Beautiful !
Aug 2020
You will certainly have it included in your Cathedral's pack
Do not miss it as it will only take 30 mins but really worth the visit.
Written October 25, 2020
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Andrew S
Bellingham, WA1,046 contributions
Spectacular Baptistry
Jun 2019
It's right underneath the cathedral, down a serie of step stairs. Typically the crowds are much less. Both beautiful and a place that can be restful compared to the rest of Siena on a busy day.
Written May 13, 2020
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1,505 contributions
Beautiful and worth a visit!
Oct 2019
The Battistero has a beautiful ceiling, beautiful floor and beautiful paintings. The room is fairly small but there is a lot to see. Unfortunately a large portion of one painting is missing due to humidity, I was told. This is worth a look inside.
Written December 14, 2019
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Mary E
54 contributions
Worth the visit
Nov 2019 • Family
The Baptistry is located on a lower level to the back of the cathedral. To get there, you have to go outside of the cathedral down the steps on the right hand side. It’s a small area but worth a quick stop inside. It’s beautiful. You can buy an admission ticket to the cathedral that also includes the Baptistry.
Written December 13, 2019
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Irina I.
Chisinau, Moldova131 contributions
Baptistry of Sienna!
Sep 2019 • Family
Located just in the back of Siennas Cathedral, this place will amaze you with fantastic frescoes on the ceilings and walls.
Not too many tourists even in high season.
Definitely recommend to anyone who enjoys early sienese renaissance.
Written September 14, 2019
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Wayne S
Mesa, AZ500 contributions
Great Baptistery
Jun 2019
The baptistery is part of the duomo and cathedral visit. It is attached and behind the cathedral. Worth the quick stop inside to see the beautiful artwork and font. It is small and you can walk in and out in 15 mins.
Written August 8, 2019
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lakegirl48
Uk552 contributions
Beautiful
Jun 2019
If you are lucky enough to visit Siena make sure you spend some time in the Battistero and be amazed by the beautiful place. Some of the most stunning art is to be found on the ceiling and the attendants are kind enough to point out the mirrors available so that visitors can avoid becoming dizzy by looking up for so long! We would certainly return.
Written August 7, 2019
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Liesl
25 contributions
Definitely go and see
Jul 2019 • Friends
Hot tip: Buy the OPA ticket which is valid for three days in Siena. It is beautiful inside and take a seat to look up - beautiful art. Don't forget to look at the marble floors - expert inlay work done BEFORE electricity all by hand! Humbling to think people built this way before modern technology.
Written July 12, 2019
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DanD
Westerly, RI9 contributions
Lovely Battistero
Jun 2019 • Family
Given a choice between the Battistero di San Giovanni and the Battistero attached to the Duomo di Firenze, I would choose this one. It is far more modest than the Duomo itself, but it is still a little gem of late medieval architecture.
Written June 20, 2019
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ShowMeSomething
Washington DC333 contributions
A jewel
Apr 2019 • Couples
Magnificent in its elaborate decoration--frescoes, carvings, mosaic, silver. Beautiful everywhere you look.
Written May 11, 2019
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