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Battistero del Duomo

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Piazza del Duomo, 35141, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A duomo with beautiful architectural lines. Not crowded with ornaments and pictures. Worth a visit if you are in Padua.

Thank ProfessorTravell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little Baptistery. Open from 10am The walls and roof are amazingly beautiful. Although it is only small, it is well worth the time to see the frescoes. If you have a Padua pass, entry is free

Thank Susanne J
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is almost a mini version of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel! It's a baptism chapel which is covered from top to bottom in frescoes that illustrate the life of Our Lord. Essentially, the gospels in pictures. They are beautiful and well preserved. You...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Very interesting depictions of paradise, hell and all the other mumbo jumbo in vivid colours. Not to be missed. From my point of view better than the Scrovegni chapel If you get a museums pass for 24 hours you'll get free entrance.

Thank Fenugreek12
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The plain facade of the cathedral doesn't even begin to hint at the artistic treasure concealed in this baptistry. The interior is a medieval splendor not to be missed. There are ceiling to floor frescoes that make one feel as if one is in the...More

Thank GalFromNY10
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Included in the Padua card but empty of other visitors she. We were there. Very beautiful and peaceful.

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 5 June 2018

7 buildings to visit, you will see and find information about the way they build the church... small but ok

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The cathedral, which exuded a hushed grandeur. The ceiling of the cupola was like no other I’d seen. Christ stood at the center surrounded by a literal host of saints in five concentric circles. The altar consisted of Giuliano Vanghi’s 1990s sculptures of saints in...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I've been to the Baptistery 2 times because the frescoes are so beautiful and it's such a warm experience. It's only 3 euro and you can stay for hours. There's chairs to sit and view and save your neck and back from staring at the...More

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The exterior architecture is very similiar to San Antonio and Santa Guistina, but again, the interior offers something unique. Not as ornately or lavishly decorated inside as San Antonio, but well worth seeing and here, photography is allowed and the church is free to visit.

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