Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Placed right in front of the glorious Duomo, the baptistery harkens back to Florence's beginnings--it's rumored to have been the first religious building raised there. You'll find elaborate mosaic...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Sat 1:30pm-6pm, Sun 9am-12:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • 10,000L

  • Historic Sites: "Look up from the center of the room to see the mosaics at their finest."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Very little of Byzantine Florence survives, but this beautiful structure gives tourists an idea of what it would look like.

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