Florence Baptistery

Florence Baptistery

Florence

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Things to know about Florence Baptistery

Located in Piazza del Duomo, right in front of the Florence Cathedral, the Battistero is an octagonal monumentwas built in the 4th-5th century AD, over the ruins of a 1st century Roman temple dedicated to Mars.
 
Being one of the oldest buildings in Florence, the Baptistery has been the centre of the religious life in the city since the earliest days of the Christian cult. In fact, up until the end of the 19th century, all Catholics in Florence were baptized within its doors.
 
Also known as the Baptistry of Saint John, it has three entrance doors open on the east, north and south of the square. The main entrance is to the east, in front of the Florence Cathedral. Its interior deserves a visit, to admire the splendid mosaics that decorate the octagonal cupola and the marble pavement.

Tours and things to do in Italy

Small Group Tour of the Florence Cathedral with Admission to the Terraces Take advantage of a unique chance to discover the history and beauty of the Florence Cathedral. Yout guide will show you never before seen areas of the Duomo in this exclusive Florence Cathedral tour with admission to the terraces, the Dome of Brunelleschi and other marvelous areas. 
89,00
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Tour of the Florence Cathedral with access to the Brunelleschi's Dome Take the amazing opportunity to have a guided visit of the Florence Cathedral and its wonderful Brunelleschi Dome. Skip the line and get an exclusive eXPerience in one of the best attractions in Florence. Discover the masterpiece Dome of Brunelleschi in Florence!
94,00
per person
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Group Tour of the Centre of Florence and Accademia with guide and tickets Do not miss this group tour that will allow you not only to explore the historic center of Florence, rich of artistic and historical treasures, but also to visit one of the most important museums of the city: the Galleria dell'Accademia, where is preserved the David, a masterpiece by Michelangelo.
58,00
per person
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Full Day Private guided Tour of the Centre of Florence Florence conjures up images of art, history, stunning architecture and old world charm: discover it with this classic tour, that will bring you in the main landmarks of the city. Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Uffizi Gallery and Piazza del Duomo are just waiting for you!
105,25
per person
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Group Tour of the Centre of Florence and Accademia Gallery Visit all of Florence's most well-known sights accompanied by a professional guide. You'll visit  Piazza della Signoria, pass through the Duomo Square with the Brunelleschi Dome. The tour also includes admission to the Galleria dell'Accademia as well.
62,00
per person
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Guided Tour of the Duomo, the Baptistery and the Opera del Duomo Museum in Florence Join the amazing opportunity to visit the famous Florence Cathedral with this guided tour. You will have the unique chance to see the magnificent Duomo, Baptistery and Museum, learning more about this fascinating part of the Florence heritage.
69,00
per person
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Monday Tour in Florence: Tour of the Centre and Palazzo Vecchio The most famous museums of Florence, such as Uffizi and Academia Gallery, are closed on Monday. So what can be done on Monday in Florence? Well, to start off how about a walking tour of the centre and a guided visit to Palazzo Vecchio.
51,00
per person
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Guided Walking Tour to Discover the Legends of Florence Centre by Night Join this walking tour by night of Florence through ghost stories, anecdotes, myths and legends, giving you the opportunity to discover the most mysterious side of this enchanting city! 
35,00
per person
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Private Photo Tour with a Photographer in the Center of Florence Would you like to keep an souvenir of Florence? With the 1-hour private photo tour around the center of Florence you can do it in a simple and original way. Through an unforgettable tour, accompanied by a professional photographer, you will be immortalized in the most famous places of Florence.
63,00
per person
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Private Guided Tour of Florence in the footsteps of the Medici family The Medici was the richest and most powerful family in Florence, and this tour will offer you an accurate portrayal of their time. Through Florence’s monuments, you will discover the legends that surround this royal family. The power, art, love, conspiracies: an ancient history yet to be discovered!
75,88
per person
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