The Baptistery of St. John in Florence is located in the Piazza del Duomo, opposite the famous Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Bell Tower of Giotto. The Baptistery has three bronze gates with very exquisite reliefs. It is called the Gate of Heaven.” The exquisite reliefs attracted many tourists to take pictures, and it was a big circle. It is said that the interior decoration of the baptistery is also extremely exquisite, there are many sculptures and murals inside, but unfortunately there is no chance to visit it.
This baptistery is the place where many Renaissance leaders are baptized, and it is also the baptistery for all Florence Catholics. It is very famous in the local area.
The Gate of Heaven is one of the “attractions” of the “Scenic Area” of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. Hahaha, I didn't expect it, it is a door of the baptistery attached to the church. Although the gold coins look brilliant, they are actually not very large, just a relatively normal-sized double door. It is mainly famous for the 8 murals on this door, telling 8 stories. Just look outside, don’t line up or buy tickets, so is a tourist attraction that many tour groups will visit, and the tour guide will take it there to explain.
The gate of heaven, this golden gate is really famous. This chapel is very famous and many tourists will stop and watch it. This gate tells stories from the Bible, but I can't understand it. . .
The door of the octagonal baptistery facing the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is hailed by Michelangelo as the "gate of heaven", and it is still lifelike after more than 600 years. Of course, the authenticity is hidden in the church museum. Michelangelo, the greatest sculptor of the Renaissance, admired this group of relief works and called it "The Gate of Heaven". The designer of the baptistery was an accurate perfectionist. It took 50 years to complete the construction. The gilded bronze door panel was finally installed on the east side of the baptistery. The door panel recorded the stories from the Old Testament of the Bible. The main scenes are Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham and other characters.
The "Gate of Heaven" is one of the three entrance doors of the octagonal San Giovanni Chapel. It is the door on the east, facing the Church of Our Lady of the Hundred Flowers. It was built by Lorenzo Gi Designed by Beldi, Michelangelo, the greatest sculptor of the Renaissance, admired this group of relief works. The patterns on the door panels record stories from the Old Testament of the Bible.