"Baptistry" Battistero San Giovanni- Baptistry Tip by bpwillet

  Batistero and Duomo-Piazza Duomo
by bpwillet

This remarkable building may date back as early as the 4th century. The marble is green and white and the architectural style facade is from the 13th and 14th centuries. The doors are very important in the regions art "collection". Designed by Andrea Pisano and Lorenzo Ghiberti they depict many religious and Biblical stories. They are also said to be the first beginning works of the Renaissance.

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

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  • Written Feb 22, 2004
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