Chiesa e Battistero dei SS Giovanni e Reparata
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Piazza San Giovanni · interesting places nearby
Chiesa e Battistero dei SS Giovanni e Reparata information
The 12th-century interior of this deconsecrated church is a hauntingly atmospheric setting for summertime opera recitals; buy tickets in advance inside the church. In the north transept, the Gothic baptistry crowns an archaeological area comprising five building levels going back to the Roman period. Don't miss the hike up the red-brick bell tower .