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Battistero di San Giovanni

Piazza San Giovanni, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 286300
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“baptismal font” (16 reviews)
“opa si pass” (11 reviews)
“st john” (5 reviews)
Piazza San Giovanni, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 286300
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Reviewed 31 August 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 26 August 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 18 August 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 12 August 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 2 August 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 20 July 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

1  Thank Libby556
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This is a really beautiful place. Inadvertently, we left it until last of the parts of the Duomo to visit and it is full of wonderful things. My advice would be to buy an all inclusive opa plus pass including the Porta di Cielo- which...More

Thank Ilkleylil
Reviewed 14 July 2015

As you can see this was a beautiful building, the colors on the walls were amazing and the history is over whelming! Make sure you take a look at it

Thank bryanandsiara
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The most redeeming quality of this Baptistery is that it is included in the 12 euro 'Opi Pass' - a multiadmission ticket to the cathedral and contained piccolomini library, baptistry, crypt and museo dell opera. It's small and contains a few simple frescoes. In another...More

Thank Rowan H
Reviewed 7 July 2015

An Italian masterpiece of Art. You must visit it and admire one of many great monuments who are in Italy...You'll love it, I'm sure.

Thank Laura C
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