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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Baptistery is located under the choir of the Duomo. You reach it by descending a flight of steps behind the Duomo. Admission was included in the 15 euro combination ticet we purchased. The highlight of the Baptistery is the hexagonal baptism font with panels...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Yet another beautiful and striking building to the Catholic Church. The Battistero is worth a visit.

Thank kflores001
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

You can visit here as part of the combo ticket, 15 euros. Superb ceilings. The light show, lasts about 15 mins, was not that good.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The small but exquisite Baptistry of Saint John is located at the square with the same name, near the cathedral. It was built in the early 14th century by Camaino di Crescentino with the unfinished facade in the Gothic style. It shouldn’t be missed, because...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 20 September 2018

All the guide books seem to have different opening time information. Consequently, we arrived well before it opened (no problem: nice coffee opposite) and got in as soon as the doors opened. Best time to go. The next visitors didn't arrive for 25 minutes. Couldn't...More

Thank 3derek
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

When you visit Sienna’s cathedral you might miss this place. It is located on the other side of the cathedral and has its own separate entrance. It’s not very big but worth a visit.

Thank MauriceVE
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We bought a six site pass and were churched out by the end of the day. Decided to do the Baptistry. Expected to walk in and then out. Easy to enter with no queue. The ceiling and decorations were spectacular. The font is the central...More

Thank rodneyc692
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Well worth a look, try and avoid the crowds by going later in the day otherwise its full of tour groups stayinf out of the town traveling in for a day trip.

Thank madamfrankiepants
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Not everybody who vist the duomo go to see this small baptistery. But is is worth to do so. Beuatiful art all around, the ceiling the walls are all covered by magnificent frecos.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The baptistery was included in our ticket and was very much worth a visit. The walls and ceilings are decorated ( can you spot the crocodile?) abut the gem is the baptismal font with decorated with bronze statues by various artists including Donatello. No crowds...More

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