Again don't advertise but free entry for disabled and career on proof of disability .photo of PIP was sufficient . Short climbed to top limited views from small windows but one has a good view of cathedral and tower .
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The Baptistry is just that - the building devoted to Catholic baptisms. Galileo was baptised here. You can climb the stairs to the upper level for a good view (the building is not large). Stay for the echo test to hear the marvellous acoustics, but...More
Most visitors are drawn to the famous Leaning Tower and the cathedral but the Baptistry is well worth a visit. For the best view, climb the internal stone staircase to the viewing gallery and look down on the altar, font and pulpit. There are also...More
On the same piazza as the leaning tower of Pisa and the stunning Duomo. Definitely worth seeing as well. Has really sound effects inside too!
Well worth going into alongside the more famous tower (the campanile), but it leans the other way. Go in on the half hour and hear one of the docents sing their own accompaniment using the stupendous acoustics of this building, where the echoes form the...More
This is a very interesting place- not overly ornate but still very beautiful in a simpler way. You can go up some steps to view from the upper gallery.The guide demonstrated the wonderful acoustics by giving a short singing performance!
This beautiful baptistery was built not only for baptisms (during a time when one could not enter a cathedral until they were baptized) but also with such lovely acoustics that it's certain there was intention for musical performances of some kind. Each hour on the...More
Try and catch the singing - wonderful acoustics. Calm atmosphere inside. Exquisite carvings and interesting history.
This is the largest baptistery in Italy, almost 55m high, with a diameter of 34m. It is an example of the transition from Romanesque to the Gothic style architecture. Visitors can look around inside and out and can view the building from the upper level....More