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Vecchia Murano

Castello, 4392/a | 300 metri da Piazza San Marco, 30122 Venice, Italy
39 41 2718500
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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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"beautiful glass"
in 32 reviews
"glass blowing demonstration"
in 33 reviews
"trafalgar tour"
in 7 reviews
"glass items"
in 9 reviews
"for sale"
in 17 reviews
"island tour"
in 8 reviews
"works of art"
in 10 reviews
"free tour"
in 8 reviews
"vase"
in 43 reviews
"murano"
in 155 reviews
"master"
in 37 reviews
"shop"
in 72 reviews
"jewelry"
in 34 reviews
"chandeliers"
in 24 reviews
"necklace"
in 19 reviews
"craftsmen"
in 15 reviews
"engraved"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We stayed at The Kette hotel and set up a private tour of this Murano glass factory. It saved us at least 4 hours of traveling to the island of Murano as we were escorted to an amazing adventure right behind San Marco's square. Farrah...More

Thank _jcwood6
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Just received my glass decanter set from DHL. After careful inspection I can say I am very happy with it. Only variance is the cups, the light lavender cups are heavier than the darker purple ones, even feel heftier than the decanter itself. This could...More

Thank va7nguyen
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We were only in Venice for two days and had limited time. We wanted to visit Murano, but weren’t sure how to fit it in. Our hotel suggested a short tour of a showroom and glass blowing demonstration right off St Mark’s Square. An employee...More

1  Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Went here on a tour. Glad I did. Watching the craftsman create a horse in minutes is fascinating. There glassware sets are expensive, but absolutely beautiful. We were shown a special room with glass art dedicated to a glass artist whom recently died. The items...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Our tour of Venice included this glass blowing demonstration. The artist was highly skilled, making a vase and a horse in mere minutes. It was delightful to watch. Following the demonstration there was a low pressure sales pitch. We "toured" the rest of the showrooms,...More

1  Thank revlisad
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We traveled to Italy May 2017 on a Trafalgar tour. Trafalgar escorted us here and we were given a glass blowing demonstration. Then led into their showroom to be told that anything we purchased is to be shipped guaranteed with no extra charges. We were...More

4  Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

My Hubby really loves the place (he is into art and craft). Great place to be if you enjoy glass. The demonstration by the master is impressive, the staffs there are very friendly. We bought a set of "teapot and it was great. PS: if...More

Thank YunCY
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

After being on a very good 2 hr Doge's Palace tour, we were told that (If we wished) in an hour there would be a free tour of the Murano Glass Factory. We just had to turn up at the Rv in St.Mark's Square. After...More

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Its was an amazing visit to Murano Island , calm place less touristic, surrounded by lagoons and Glass factories, i visited this island at noon it wore a deserted look with few tourists around and glass factories functioning. Walking down the narrow alleys of Murano...More

Thank Ashwathram r
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to Murano island, on the second day on Venezia. The best way to reach the island is with the "vaporetto" that can be taken on the city stations. Ticket cost 7.50 EUR for one way and can be boughten in the...More

Thank lucianobotticelli
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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
...More
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ishara1234
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Response from Scouter710 | Reviewed this property |
We were part of a tour group set up by Globus, a company that does tours in many nations. Our tour started in Amsterdam and ended in Paris and the Murano Glass tour in Venice was arranged by Globus.
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