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The small but exquisite Baptistry of Saint John is located at the square with the same name, near the cathedral. It was built in the early 14th century by Camaino di Crescentino with the unfinished facade in the Gothic style. It shouldn’t be missed, because...More
All the guide books seem to have different opening time information. Consequently, we arrived well before it opened (no problem: nice coffee opposite) and got in as soon as the doors opened. Best time to go. The next visitors didn't arrive for 25 minutes. Couldn't...More
We bought a six site pass and were churched out by the end of the day. Decided to do the Baptistry. Expected to walk in and then out. Easy to enter with no queue. The ceiling and decorations were spectacular. The font is the central...More
The baptistery was included in our ticket and was very much worth a visit. The walls and ceilings are decorated ( can you spot the crocodile?) abut the gem is the baptismal font with decorated with bronze statues by various artists including Donatello.
A small baptistery but it has some nice artwork from the late medieval/early renaissance period. I saw some previous reviews that didn’t give it much credit and I get that but I think it’s worth a look.