Pisa, Baptistery of St John - Battistero di San Giovanni
Rome Lateran Baptistery - Battistero Lateranense
The Baptistery at Christ Cathedral
Florence Baptistery: Restoration of the north door
Baptistery of Parma, Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Europe
In Christian architecture the baptistery or baptistry is the separate centrally planned structure surrounding the baptismal font. The baptistery may be incorporated within the body of a church or cathedral and be provided with an altar as a chapel. In the early Church, the catechumens were instructed and the sacrament of baptism was administered in the baptistery.
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