Florence Baptistery Florence, Italy c. 1050
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.
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- Florence BaptisteryBaptistery of St. JohnBattistero di San Giovanni
- 43.773188° N, 11.255053° E
- main dates
- 1050 constructed
- Piazza San Giovanni50129
Highlights of FlorencePosted November 19, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
Foggy view of Florence from San Miniato al Monte We had a very pleasant two-night stay in Florence (Sunday and Monday). As I think I've mentioned previously, it was a really nice change from Rome - quiet and peaceful. And our hotel was especially peaceful, as it is located about a 15-minute walk along the river from…
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