Florence BaptisteryCurrently Open
- Address: Piazza del Duomo, Florence, 50122, Italy
- Timings: 11:15 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: 39-8002468357
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Statue, Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building
The Florence Baptistery or nationally known as the Battistero di San Giovanni, is a religious building situated in Florence, Italy, which has been designated as the status of a small basilica. The octagonal Baptistryis situated in both the provinces of the Piazza del Duomo and the Piazza di San Giovanni, crosswise over from the Duomo house of God and the Giotto bell tower or the Campanile di Giotto. It is regarded as one of the most heritage structures in the city, constructed between the years from 1059 and 1128. The structural planning is based upon the Florentine Romanesque style. Florentine style has not witnessed the consolidation of the Pisan Romanesque or Lombard, on the other hand, its impact was conclusive for the consequent advancement of building design, as it framed the foundation of the introduction of Francesco Talenti, Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi and the different planners who contributed the Renaissance structural planning.The Church of the Holy Apostles had been established it published for its extensive size.
Florence Baptistery Travel Tips
The Baptistry is famous for the main sets of creatively critical bronze entryways with supporting structures. The south entryways were finished by Andrea Pisano and the premises of the north and east entryways by Lorenzo Ghiberti. The eastern combination of entryways was named by Michelangelo as the Gates of Paradise.
Florence Baptistery Hours
- Easter Monday, April 25, May 1 opens at 08.30 am to 07:00 pm.
- Holiday timings are from 08.30 am to 02:00 pm.
How to Reach Florence Baptistery
- Piazza del Duomo
- II Grande Nuti
- Buca San Giovanni
- Lo Scudo
Love this? Explore the entire list of places to visit in Florence before you plan your trip.
Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Florence and book an accommodation of your choice.
15.15% of people who visit Florence include Florence Baptistery in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
47.1% of people start their Florence Baptistery visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Florence Baptistery
76.64% of people prefer walking in order to reach Florence Baptistery