"Gates of Paradise" Battistero San Giovanni- Baptistry Tip by rcsparty

 
 

The doors to the Baptistry which face the Duomo are beautiful bronze doors created by Ghiberti. The doors were described as the Gates of Paradise by Michaelangelo. The originals are in the Duomo museum. You can't miss these, as they will be the doors that have a mob of people surrounding them. I was fortunate to get a slight gap to shoot a picture.

Address: Piazza del Duomo
Phone: +39 055 230 2885
Website: http://www.operaduomo.firenze.it

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  • Written May 1, 2006
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