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I visited the Galleria San Marco as part of a Northern Italy tour. Unfortunately the visit was a... read more

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What a delight to wander into this glass factory as 5 tourists from Australia - unscheduled and not... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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S.Marco 181/A 30124, Venice, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Galleria San Marco as part of a Northern Italy tour. Unfortunately the visit was a bit rushed due to us arriving late (another story...). The glass blowing demonstration was good if a little short. The salesman telling us about the glasses and...More

Thank StephC1205
Reviewed 4 October 2018

What a delight to wander into this glass factory as 5 tourists from Australia - unscheduled and not part of a tour group they happily showed us around, gave us a free glass-blowing demonstration and explained the process of making the beautiful different coloured glass....More

Thank Lara_Edbrooke
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It took the glass blower no time at all to create a beautiful glass vase. Sadly, when he was done he deposited it back into the fire. The store is filled with incredible glass pieces. We ended up buying a set of glasses that we'll...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The glass is absolutely gorgeous, and we happily bought a set of glasses to remind us forever of our trip to Venice. The staff was very friendly. But if you really don't want to spend a few hundred dollars on a handmade keepsake, you might...More

2  Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The display is over so quick and then you are into the sell sell part. Buyers beware when they offer to ship the purchases home, you may end up with a large customs bill like i did which negated the discount they offered. But the...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The glass blowing demonstration was so cool. The shop has beautiful pieces and gorgeous chandelliers to view and buy as well.

Thank BrittneyLikeSpears
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Watch a glass blowing demonstration by a master, he made it look effortless and once he had created something fantastic he dropped it straight back into the fire! Good sales pitch by the main presenter showing lots of different sets and their robustness (would if...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I bought two glass ornaments at Galleria San Marco and had them shipped to Canada. I took pictures of them at the gallery. They arrived safe and sound and are the exact same ones I paid for. The staff was wonderful and the glass blowing...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Stopped in here for a demonstration and was amazed how fast these craftsman create works of true beauty and art! The showroom is filled with amazing pieces- frames, jewelry, statues, glasses, pitchers, trinkets, etc. So hard to pick a treasure to bring home! Was shocked...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Wow, what a wonderful experience and what a privilege to witness first hand the marvelous works that only masters can do. I was offered the opportunity to witness a glass master at work, and after all the other tourists had left I was offered to...More

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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2 April 2016|
Response from MyrnaDVJ | Reviewed this property |
I was there for the exhibition before the time to go to eat, it is a good idea to go in the afternoon but not too late, most of the places in Venice close a bit early, specially shops. Not be sure the time for their opening... More