Audio Guide Baptistery of Florence

Take this 10 minute guided audio tour â?? you'll make more of your Baptistery of Florence visit!

Overview

Pick up: Audio Guide Desk Duomo di Firenze (Piazza Duomo):

  • from middle March to middle November: 10:00 - 16:00
  • from middle November to middle March: only holidays and long weekends
  • on Sundays only in the afternoon.

Closure without previous notice for masses, concerts and extraordinary events.

Available in 8 languages: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Chinese.

Duration: 10 minutes.

Audio Guide Baptistery of Florence

The Baptistery of San Giovanni of the Cathedral of Florence is an extraordinary masterpiece of architecture and one of the oldest buildings in the city, built between 1059 and 1128. Its decoration required the work of generations of artists, reflecting the main events taking place in the city. The octagonal building clad in white and green marble is filled with sculptural groups, and Byzantine and medieval mosaics. The Baptistery is particularly famous for the large bronze doors, in the Gothic style of Andrea Pisano and the versatile and fine genius of Lorenzo Ghiberti, who created the “Doors of Paradise”.

Take this 10 minute audio tour, and you’ll be sure to see the most important aspects of this magnificent edifice.

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