"Ghiberti's Doors-East Side" Battistero San Giovanni- Baptistry Tip by bpwillet

  "Gate of Paradise" by Ghiberti-Batistero
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These doors were commissioned in 1401 and built between 1424-1452. The East entrance doors are called the "Gate of Paradise" and those visible now are only replicas. The originals are in the Museo dell Opera del Duomo.

Address: Batistero, 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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