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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
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More places to visit in Florence
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
Very cozy park where in the air are aromas of roses, the entire city can be viewed from the terraces, and walking on the paths you can see magnificent statues and fountains.6
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi
This church is known as the place where married Dante and where is buried Beatrice, at the tomb of whom all left messages for help.12
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
Palazzo Pitti is the magnificent building in the center of Florence, whose simple and austere architectural forms give it the image of an ancient castle or fortress.3
National Museum of Bargello
Palace, that was once the seat of city government, prison and place of execution, is now a national museum, which contains sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello and others.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
Villa La Petraia
Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.6