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Image 0 - Baptistery of Riva San Vitale
Image 1 - Baptistery of Riva San Vitale
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Baptistery of Riva San Vitale

Description

One of the oldest places of Christianity in all Switzerland!
This is an octagonal-shaped building erected on the foundations of a villa or Roman thermal baths and dates back to the 5th century.
The round font, from the Middle Ages, dominates the older octagonal-shaped one.
The mosaic floor visible inside is the original, the frescoes date back to the end of the 12th century.

All year open.