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Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


Photo of the Week: Baptistery Ceiling (Florence, Italy)

Posted: 14 Mar 2014 02:37 PM PDT

More famous for its bronzed doors, the mosaic ceiling of Florence’s elegant octagonal Baptistery is stunning. Likely started in the early 1200s and taking over a century to complete, (built between 1059 and 1128, the Baptistery predates the Cathedral), the mosaics glow with a spiritual golden halo even in a darkened setting. Relating stories from the Bible, the Medicis, Dante and many other...

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