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Battistero di San Giovanni

Piazza San Giovanni, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 286300
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Piazza San Giovanni, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 286300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

History is gorgeous and ornate. You just can't take a bad picture whereve you look. Totally worth going in while you are visiting the cathedral and museum

Thank KB C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ceilings in all of the Battistero that I visited were very interesting and beautiful. It is worth the the visit. I wish I had a guide to tell me more about the history but was limited on time.

Thank Katnipprn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every guide book talked about this place but it is very tiny and in the same style as the cathedral. If you have seen the cathedral, the baptistery doesn't look that impressive to me. It has great frescoes but the cathedral has loads too. Not...More

Thank Koral88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expect to spend 5 hours to see all the Duomo has to offer-don't miss this out-check out the Donatello's

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure you could visit the Battistero every day for a week and still not have really seen everything in this small building. The frescoes are the jewel in the crown of the beautifully harmonious edifice. And once you have had enough of gazing in...More

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entrance fee is more than worth it for some of the finest frescoes in Italy, to say nothing of the marble walls and floors. Not to be missed!

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Tuscany is a region in Italy where beauty is overall. The Battistero is another master piece. I feel that to get a ful picture of the Duomo it is worthwhile to also visit the Battistero and the Crypt (Impressive to see the different levels of...More

Thank Michel W
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Set below the museum is this Battistero small in comparison to the cathedral but ornately decorated ceiling. With the all inclusive ticket it's worth a look

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Baptistry of St John is behind and underneath the main Duomo. Entry is included in the combination ticket for the Duomo, library, museum and crypt. The Baptistry was originally built in the early 14th century and is quite a reasonable size with vaulted rib...More

2  Thank westy54
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful from the inside with gorgeos frescoes and play of gold and marble. A worthy addition to the whole Duomo ensemble, can be visited on a combination ticket that's a good value.

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