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Baptistery of San Giovanni (Battistero)
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Owner description: A beautiful building best known for its elaborately sculpted doors by Lorenzo Ghiberti.
Reviewed April 27, 2013

It puts the Duomo, which is opposite in the shade. The domed ceiling is stunning and I laid back in the seats provided until cramp set in, the roof begs a long hard look to see the brilliance of the painting and the story it unfolds. I photographed it from every conceivable angle, but nothing does the ceiling justice in the way that laying back and looking at it does.
Humbling to think how long it has stood there and how the artist's work is still here after hundreds of years as a testament to his time on earth. I would like to think I could leave a memory behind for so long, unfortunately I am far less gifted.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is way more amazing than the Duomo. Maybe that is why you have to pay to enter. Inside is very well preserved and stunning. You must visit the inside, but also from the outside stop before each door and look in detail. Truly beautiful.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

It costs 5 euro to go in, and the doors open at 11am. You have to purchase the tickets at an office opposite to the entrance.
Inside wasn't too bad - I found the floor and the mosaics very pretty, there is a leaflet at the side with different language explaining the details to you making it more interested. If you have time it's worth a visit, but otherwise you are not missing out (unless you are a Renaissance or religion buff)

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Reviewed April 12, 2013

what can we say that it hasn't been said about this marvellous example of italian art. it's located in the heart of the city center of florence. definetely one of the best subject for uor pictures. u cant miss it

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Reviewed April 7, 2013

The entire interior is desperately in need of cleaning! So much is lost behind the soot of the ages. Lights would help too. Give them a couple years to clean it up and then come back and see it.

Thank Spirit
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