Also known as the Lateran Baptistery, this octagonal structure in Rome was built by Constantine in 315 and is the oldest baptistery in the world.

Facts & Stats on San Giovanni in Fonte

Go Historic ID
318268
Names
San Giovanni in Fonte
Battistero Laterano
Battistero Paleocristiano di San Giovanni in Fonte
Lateran Baptistery
St. John at the Font
Dates
315

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano
Rome, Italy
00184

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
San Giovanni in Fonte - Rome, Italy