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Address: Piazza dei Miracoli, 56126, Pisa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 050 835011
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Nice but short visit

The building is beautiful from the outside, but from inside it's very empty. The echo is definitely quite amazing in there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is beautiful from the outside, but from inside it's very empty. The echo is definitely quite amazing in there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are at Pisa, you must see that Battistero. It's just next to Pisa leaning tower. Has a great historical structure. If you are on visit, please visit Pisa and all around.

Thank Anvar K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, everyone knows the leaning tower, but the Battistero is actually the most beautiful building in the Square of Miracles. The exterior is breathtaking and while the interior is a little more stark, the scale is unbelievable. Definitely make a climb up to the dome as the views of the square with the Tower in the background are amazing (as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stunning Battistero next to the Duomo and The Campanile (The Leaning Tower) complements them perfectly and the three of them together in the beautiful setting of the enclosed garden is idyllic. It is beautifully made and decorated, both on the inside and the outside, don't go to the Duomo and the campanile without visiting the Battistero too

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The acoustics in the Battistero are amazing. Every half hour an employee would demonstrate how the sound traveled so perfectly. if you climb the stone stairs you can walk completely around the balcony and get a great view of the Duomo. The Leaning Tower and the Duomo are right there on the same grounds.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having visited the magnificent Baptistry in Florence we were hopeful this would also prove to be worth the price of admission. Regrettably the real beauty is on the exterior of the building. Inside the large baptismal font and altar are impressive but we would not have been at a great loss if we had skipped it. The interior is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful outside and in, if historic architecture is your thing. Upstairs also gives a great view back to the cathedral and leaning tower through one of the small windows. Whilst we were there were treated to a demonstration of the acoustic properties of the dome by a young man who projected his voice around the walls. The sound reverberated around... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought tickets to 2 venues on the leaning tower site including this one. A beautiful space with lovely views from the upper floor. At 11am someone sang/chanted in Italian which was beautiful, the acoustics were amazing. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is amazing! The architecture is really something to see even if just from the outside. We were there in October and it was crowded so I can imagine what it would be like in the Summer.

Thank Wendy E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe not so famous as the tower, this Romanesque and Gothic building is wonderful. Not forget to admire the pulpit by Nicola Pisano, masterpiece of the late gothic sculpture.

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