Baptistry of St. John

Local nameBattistero di San Giovanni
LocationSiena, Italy

A fairly old Gothic baptistry built in the 14th century boasts a beautiful facade and wonderful interior. The focal point of this baptistry is its splendid baptismal font, decorated by six bronze panels which depict St. John the Baptist's life stories. You should also notice the exceptional frescoes created by Vecchietta, a famous Sienese painter.

Tags 360° ContentGothic ArchitectureBaptisteryHistoricalFrescoesRoman CatholicChurchChristianPlace of Worship
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Opening hours

Mar 1 - Nov 1: 10:30 pm - 7 pm
Nov 2 - Feb 28: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dec 26 - Jan 8: 10:30 am - 6 pm


Full ticket: €4

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Official Website


Phone +39 057 728 6300

Address Piazza di S. Giovanni, 53100 Siena, Italy

Coordinates 43°19'5.07" N 11°19'45.551" E

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