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Florence Baptistery

from National Geographic

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from Smithsonian

The Gates of Paradise

The Baptistery of St. John boasts the famous bronze doors by Ghiberti that Michelangelo dubbed “The Gates of Paradise”...Florence, Italy

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Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise. He beat out Brunelleschi for the design of the Florence baptistery doors.

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I have been called Gate of Paradise in Florence since 1425 because my panels depict many prophets from the Old Testament.

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