St. John's Baptistery Interior - Tracy McCrackin Photography

St. John's Baptistery Interior

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To show the world just how important the city was, the people of Pisa decided to build a great cathedral complex, the famous Field of Miracles. The plan included a cathedral, a baptistery, a bell tower (the Tower of Pisa) and a cemetery.

The first building constructed at Campo dei Miracoli, Pisa, was the cathedral, or Duomo di Pisa, which rests on a white marble pavement and is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture.  The next building added was the magnificent Il Duomo (Italian for The Dome) and the St. John's Baptistery. The grey and white striped stonework is a trait unique to Tuscany. The cavernous interior features 68 soaring stone columns.

The candlelight doesn’t quite reach the ceiling, making them appear endless, as if reaching for the heavens while the enormous gold mosaic of Christ looks down from behind the altar.  The Piazza of Pisa is the most splendiferous assemblage of Romanesque architecture in Italy. 

This "St. John's Baptistery's Interior" image captures the ornate architecture of this stunning structure.  Add this timeless Italian architecture image to your home, office or cubicle. Your image will be printed using high-quality papers with a high color accuracy, which guarantees that your prints will last a lifetime without fading.