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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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+39 0577 286300
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"baptismal font"
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"opa si pass"
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"st john"
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"ceiling art"
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"amazing sculptures"
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"great artists"
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"bas relief"
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"master piece"
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"combination ticket"
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"art lovers"
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"siena cathedral"
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"entrance fee"
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"gothic style"
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"inclusive ticket"
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"well worth the visit"
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"works of art"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit with plenty of history, art and religious things to keep you interested. Well worth a visit. Pay to enter. Pay extra to climb to the top which was worthwhile. All 79 steep steps. It gets very busy so if you're...More

Thank UrbanDrifter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smallest exhibition of not very much I have ever seen. You can do this in less than 1 minute. Good news is there are now queues unsurprisingly.

Thank Epicureously
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly beautiful art and frescos - less crowded than the cathedral. Strongly recommend buying a combo ticket so you wouldn't balk at separate entry fees - we did the second highest - 7 out of 8 sites - because we wanted the dome walk. Might...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Battistero will stop you in your tracks if you’re passing by. Its stunning detail is mind boggling. The artwork and structure will hold your attention from the front doors to the bell tower. God blessed a lot of talented people to build a church...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing art and frescos! Excellent condition and ability to spend as much time as you like . There is a reflective mirror to see the ceiling which is helpful. There is a wonderful information tower(English )headphones to learn about what you are seeing for...More

Thank Carol J
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Baptistry of the Duomo is a story below the level of the church and we reached it on a snowy day that made the marble steps treacherous. (When wet or snowy, stay on the stones in the street.) The building is beautifully frescoed and...More

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The baptistry is yet another building in the Cathedral complex rich in artwork. The early Renaissance art includes frescoes by Lorenzo di Pietro and the baptismal font with work by Jacopo della Quercia. Tickets cost €4, or for the excellent-value €13 cumulative ticket you get...More

Thank FTMDave
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place - Battistero di San Giovanni - was a part of the ticket I bought to see the Siena cathedral. It was really worth the visit as all parts of the cathedral, except the view (please read my review of it). With the biblioteque...More

Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Staring at the beautiful art above you was one of my favorite moments in the Duomo. I could have kept looking up for hours. Don't miss this part of the tour.

Thank michael p
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is an incredible space. The art work is unbelievable. Well worth the visit. Siena is one of our favorite cities in Italy and this is a must see when visiting there.

Thank Royce Ann W
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