Florence is well known for its signature domed cathedral or Duomo, located in the Piazza del Duomo (Church Square). Most people visit it and see the works of art on display without ever realizing that there is an entire museum dedicated to the collection of those works of art that have been removed from...
Battistero di San Giovanni (Florence Baptistery, or Baptistery of Saint John) is located in Piazza del Duomo, near the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Campanile di Giotto.
The Baptistery was built between 1059 and 1128 thanks to the patronage of the powerful Guild of Calimala, so it is one of the oldest religious buildings in the city;...
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