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A Must When Visiting Venice!

After reading a review in The Telegraph about the best shops in Venice, I stopped in at Kalimala... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
via mobile
Most beautiful leather shoes/sandals in Venice

I spent a long time at Kalimala, the shoes were very nice and the sales assistant was so... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
London, United Kingdom
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23 Aug 2018
“A Must When Visiting Venice!”
23 Feb 2018
“Most beautiful leather shoes/sandals in Venice”
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Castello 5387 | Salizada San Lio, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 3596
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

After reading a review in The Telegraph about the best shops in Venice, I stopped in at Kalimala. The owner was very knowledgeable and friendly, happily showing me the current collections, and vividly describing the process he goes through to make each pair of shoes....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I spent a long time at Kalimala, the shoes were very nice and the sales assistant was so friendly! I bought 2 leather sandals, I'll definitely go back to buy some more!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

It's so worth it, wearing those boots every days since I bought them. The owner is very nice and helpfull, thanks again

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in here as the window was full of the most beautiful handmade lather boots and shoes. I ended up buying a gorgeous pair of boots (see pic) for €170. But what really sold the place to me was the owner. He was a modest,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank travellingnic0la
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

You know that place you always dreamt existed? The place you walk in to, and are greeted with a warm smile, the smell of good leather, and the looks of well, custom-designed Italian leather shoes? Welcome to Kalimala. The guy who made the shoes, the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank coreyl333
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I know Venice is for glass and Florence is for leather. But I loved the smell of this shop!! I bought a pair of flats here for work. My daughter bought a beautiful sandal with lots of straps up the leg. Gorgeous. My flats were...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Find the Kalimala store if you want handmade shoes, bags, belts and more that are high quality, unique and reasonably priced for the craftsmanship. Bought a bag there over four years ago and it has aged wonderfully; went back last week to get a few...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank MLSF2014
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Passed this shop four years ago when it was closed and remember how I already then really wanted to go in. This time it was open and I fell in love with almost every pair. I am not a shoe fetishist or crazy shopper but...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank SoFo_Nina
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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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