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Papier Mache - Laboratorio di Artigianato Artistico

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"A lovely art coner"

I found this place haphazardly. There is a big variety of masks and it's absolutely a great chance... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Large selection of great masks

Great place to look and buy Venetian masks. The owner is great to work with. More than willing to... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
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Via Castello, 5174/B-517 | Corner Shop, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place haphazardly. There is a big variety of masks and it's absolutely a great chance to have a piece of art from this gallery, as an original souvenir from Venice!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great place to look and buy Venetian masks. The owner is great to work with. More than willing to make special orders. Have bought masks from here before. If the don't have what you want they make it in a very timely manner. They ship...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

If you walk around enough before you get to this shop, you will discover that these are by far the best masks in the city. It’s also a studio and you can see artists working on them. What a gem. It’s next to the best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We went into this store on our tour and then came back on our own. It has the most beautiful and unique hand painted Venetian masks I have seen. You will not see anything else like this in Venice. These are truly works of art....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

About 20 years ago, my husband and I first visited Venice and found Stefano's shop. We had searched all over Venice to find high quality masks and were thrilled when we found him. His masks were hands down the finest in the city. During 2...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NJgal5
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited a lot of local shops for masks and you have to be careful because there alot that are not made in Venice and not Paper Mache. We met and watched the artist and owner. The work is amazing. We bought several traditional masks...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank darlenefrizzell
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

These amazing masks are created on the premise. Each mask has a meaning and a story. The masks are beautiful and creative. It is a must see!!!!!!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank SandiE147
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Forget the made in China shot glasses and refrigerator magnets if you want an authentic souvenir this is the place to come and make your purchase. The mask are authentic and 100% Venetian. You can see the women painting and making them in the shop....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rafaelcab
Reviewed 29 May 2017

If you are on the look out for a beautiful skillfully hand painted authentic Venitian mask.... this is the place to go!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Natvandijk
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This shop was recommended to us by the free walking tour we took. We went on the morning off our last day and were a little rush. The lady in the shop was very helpful and wrapped out mask for travel. You pay a little...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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Bill F
6 May 2015|
Response from Miranda H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bill, it is walking distance. You head for the square called Santa Maria Formosa and it runs to the east from there, the Calle Lunga but is often called Longa. Just ask someone on the square. Then walk 2 blocks straight... More