Florence Baptistery Florence, Italy

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Reconstructed in the mid-11th century, the cathedral baptistery is one of Florence's oldest buildings and greatest art treasures. It is covered inside and out with splendid medieval and Renaissance decoration.

Quick Facts

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319672
Names
Florence Baptistery
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Street Address
Piazza San Giovanni
Postcode
50129
Coordinates
43.773188° N, 11.255053° E
Phone
055-230-2885

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References & Resources

  1. The Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti's Renaissance Masterpiece
  2. The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance: How Brunelleschi and Ghiberti Changed the Art World
  3. The Origins of Renaissance Art: The Baptistery Doors, Florence
  4. The Baptistery of San Giovanni in Florence
  5. Official Website of the Florence Baptistery Official website.

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Florence Baptistery (Florence, Italy)
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April 11, 2015