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Near the iconic Bridge of Sighs resides one of Venice's most elegant glass showrooms. Stunning chandeliers and vases vie for attention, but prancing horses in all sizes and prices steal the show.
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Castello, 4392/a | 300 metri da Piazza San Marco, 30122 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watch the glass blowers work and then visit the shop. You can photo the former but not the latter. I bought a small vase there and they packed it well for me.

Thank DeniseW2110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, I do admire the artistry in practice and on display here. And I admire the smooth presentation of the maestros’ skills; it fairly oozes sincerity and bonhomie, though well-rehearsed and a precursor of the ultimate hard sell. And BTW, some of their glass vases...More

1  Thank Sig79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour group visited for a glass-blowing demonstration, which I found absolutely amazing! The man who made the vase and horse whilst we watched is clearly a master of his craft, as he made his beautiful creations in only a few minutes and with apparent...More

Thank RaeBar
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Along with the other members of our Insight Tour group, we went to this establishment for a glass-blowing demonstration initially. It was followed by some time spent in the showrooms attended by helpful employees. Here's what I wrote in my journal: After b’fast, on Giudecca...More

1  Thank psychprofessor
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This place was on our tour and was a great stop. We got to see a master glassblower do his thing and it was truly amazing. This shop is really something else. A must see destination.

Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Murano Glass factory, yesterday 9/21/18. We paid 80EU for the water taxi ride and the return trip was complimentary. As we approached the factory, Oscar greeted us and we began the tour. We met the Master glass craftsman who...More

1  Thank Mickeyboy2
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We visited Vecchia Murano at the end of July and purchased a very expensive vase. The salesman (Andron C.) went through seemingly elaborate steps of recording the vase's unique identification number and copied this information to our receipt, which gave me the impression that there...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place! Where else to paddle board, then have a cold beer, then excellent food served by friendly multi lingual staff in comfortable surroundings with stunning views? Just brilliant

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I done a tour and it was really great to see them making glass figures. They also have a great selection of hand made glass figures to buy. This is a great fill in time tour but I would go out of...More

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I visited Venice on a tour by our guide and visited the Vecchia Murano shop. We were greated by staff and watched a wonderful glass blowing demonstration, in which the glass expert created a horse and demonstrated his technique. Afterwards, we were shown other glass...More

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pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
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17 July 2016|
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Response from shapgo | Reviewed this property |
Went on a shore excursion. Why don't you contact the stores directly with your question. I am sure they would do anything to get you into the store.