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A possibility to watch beautiful glass artefacts

Murano is an island that is known for the quality of its glass and the fascinating process of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
brit933
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Solbjerg, Denmark
Small factory

We signed up for a tour and were brought to a small factory to watch glass blowing and making. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SiruiS1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We signed up for a tour and were brought to a small factory to watch glass blowing and making. The demonstration was only about 10 minutes. After which, we were brought to a shop selling Murano glass and were told to stay there for almost...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SiruiS1
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

When we went to Murano glassworks I expected to see glassblowing demonstrations and this far exceeded my expectations. Not only did they show us the glassblowing for a vase, but also a drinking glass, then they made a specialty item…a horse up on 2 legs....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

This was worth a boat ride across the bay to see this glassblowing factory. They offered a demonstration and discussion of the glassblowing process. It was amazing to see a glass master craft a glass horse in a matter of minutes. The pieces in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to murano. Our hotel arranged a free tour. Was super to see the glass blowing demonstration. Some beautiful pieces but big prices. Downstairs more affordable pieces worth buying. Not a show room to take young children into some of the pieces...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mandybE5842HJ
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I was able to visit Murano during my stay in Venice and watch how the popular Murano glasses were being crafted to perfection. It was short but entertaining. Worth every minute and comes very much appreciated. You'll appreciate their craft more and will just be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Visited one of the glass factories and watched an amazing display of skills. Limited time to explore and would recommend an island visit rather than a factory tour

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The glass factory visit was interesting. Do check around the place before you buy the articles as we found them to be much cheaper and at half the price in the other shops down the line .

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank NamithaS24
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Murano is an island that is known for the quality of its glass and the fascinating process of making it. You can also buy some very special souvenirs on the island, and the choice is vaste. You have to be careful to get the original...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank brit933
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing skill these guys have. Put on a great show FairPlay! Free of charge too. It’s entirely up to you if you want to leave tip at the end. Boat ride cost €30 for two of us return from San Marco. About 40mins...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Daz-40ish
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Murano is the most beautiful island full of charm and wonderful shops dull of incredible glass.Burano is a very pretty island where all the buildings are different colours and where the loveliest lace is made

Date of experience: August 2017
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