Baptistery (Battistero)

Florence Italy City Guide

The Baptistery (Battistero) is located in the Duomo district of Florence Italy, directly across the piazza from the Duomo, Florence's massive gothic cathedral.

 Dating back to the 4th century, the Baptistery is one of the oldest buildings in Florence Italy (Firenze).

Baptistery in Florence Italy (Battistero)
Baptistery at the Duomo, Florence

The Baptistery's bronze doors were designed by Lorenzo Ghiberti. Michelangelo called these doors "the gate of paradise".

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