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A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.
Florence Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni) is located next to the cathedral, and it is one of the oldest buildings in Florence. Baptistery is known that there were the baptism of Dante and the Medici.
Of particular interest are the Florence Baptistery gates - over them worked several architects. Andrea Pisano worked on the southern gateway and it depicts pictures of Virtues. Gates attract attention by the fact that well-known jewelers worked on them and now they have a special decoration that inspires awe and delight. On the northern gate depict a picture of the New Testament and the Gospel. East Gate Michelangelo called the "Gates of Paradise", they depict paintings of the Old Testament.
Inside the Florence Baptistery is the baptismal source, described by Dante in the "Divine Comedy", the representative of the tomb of the Medici family and a wooden statue of Mary Magdalene by Donatello.
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See the "Gates of Paradise"
Visit the place where Dante and Medici were baptized and where are the most unusual gate called "Gates of Paradise".€510
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Florence Baptistery on the mapLocation: Piazza del Duomo
from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm
More places to visit in Florence
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
Flea market on Piazza dei Ciompi
In the working class corner of Florence lies the flea market, where many people sell the antiques, and where not only local, but also travelers come to by something unique.7
Once this park was only for famous people of Florence, but now it is a favorite place for walking among the locals and travelers.7
One of the most famous museums in the world and one of the main attractions not only Florence but also the whole of Italy.16
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".7
The place with the most beautiful view of the city, where you will see a copy of the statue of David, and where you can make stunning photos of Florence.17
Basilica of Santa Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
The Rose Garden
Behind an inconspicuous gate hides wonderful creation of landscape designers of Florence, where are the scents of roses and citrus trees grow.13
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5