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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
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This place is very richly decorated on the inside and is rather impressive, considering the central elements are in the middle of the building, contrary to other baptisteries that have them only on one end.

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We just heard on the way that Siena has quite a good university, and people from all around Italy go here to study, we even learned that there are a few Indonesians study here as well. No wonder the city seems to attract good artists,...More

Thank bidwisely
Reviewed 25 May 2017

As in so many other attractive historical buildings in Siena, Battistero offers amazing wall and ceiling paintings by great artists.The Battistero is much calmer and gives you more time studying intact details without being pushed.Included in your OPA SI Pass

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must see in Siena. It is definitely worth the price of admission. The frescos are stunning. It is crazy to think that it had remained unfinished for a period of time because of the Plague. There is great history here.. you don't...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Small but beautiful. The Baptistery should definitely be on your list of sights to see while in Siena. Include this with you visit to the Cathedral and you will not be disappointed.

Thank texassicilian
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Baptistry was one of my favorite sites in Siena. It is fully decorated with frescos, statues, painting and don't forget to look at the floor. Amazing place and very quiet and serene.

Thank Rosanne M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It's easy to think you can pass this up after you've seen the Duomo and the Piccolomini Library. Don't make that mistake. The baptistry is exquisite. The ceiling art work is incredible and the detail well-worth the visit. Look the for images of the Judgment....More

Thank skip15000
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is an amazingly beautiful and exquisite place. The frescos are amazing. I thought I was a bit tired of churches on my European vacation until I visited this bapastry. If you are in Siena it is a must see.

Thank sarahQ7370OX
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Awesome tribute to St. John the Baptist, gorgeous baptistry, beautiful façade and frescoes, marble sculpture...more impressive interior than the Duomo, built in thr 14th c. and brings you back in time the that era of Italian renaissance.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Built between 1316 and 1325, the façade, in Gothic style, is unfinished. It contains a hexagonal baptismal font realized in 1417-1431 by the main sculptors of the time: Donatello

Thank Joseph M
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