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Battistero di San Giovanni

Piazza San Giovanni, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 286300
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+39 0577 286300
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

Only really worth visiting because you have already bought the ticket with the Duomo, the font contains an outstanding bronze by Donatello and some good but not exceptional panels by Ghiberti.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed September 23, 2015

It's well worth while including this in any visit to the cathedral proper. Lovely ceiling and frescos.

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed September 17, 2015

As a standalone site, the Baptistery seems a little plain after the grand magnificence of the Duomo, the amazing sculptures and art in the Museo, and the ancient artifacts and designs of the Crypt but it is worth a stroll through the aisles to take...More

Thank Dianne1228
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Loved Sienna and all its beautiful architecture, keep travelling down the streets and discover gems everywhere

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed August 31, 2015

As part of our OPA si pass, we were able to visit this Baptistry, located under the church. There are beautiful frescoes on the walls and ceiling that in essence describe St. Francis following Christ. Take your time enjoying the history that has been preserved...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Baptistery is beautiful. I liked the works in bronze by Donatello and some other sculptors that are to be seen around baptistery. Worth visitng.

Thank IvekFiume
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Wow, what a stunning place. The ceiling is beautiful. Absolutely worth the visit! Take a seat and stare in amazement at the richly decorated battistero which can give you the feeling like you weren't actually allowed to be there. During our visit it was nice...More

3  Thank Puck55
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Underneath the Duomo stands the Baptistery. This is covered in wonderful frescoes and contains a large font with 6 bronze scenes from the life of St John (to whom the baptistery is dedicated). The font is an extraordinary work of art and contains panels by...More

1  Thank AJJS1
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Admission to the Baptistery is included in the Opa Si and Opa Si plus passes (plus pass gets you into everything in the Opa Si pass plus the Porta del Cielo tour of the duomo roof). The Baptistery is under the church (apparently it was...More

Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

As a part of the Siena cathedral we made our way to the battistero. The detail & pure beauty of this place will never leave my memory. It was so beautiful words can not describe it. A must see as a part of the Siena...More

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