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Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro

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Address: Calle dei Morti 2251 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 520 1802
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Description: To purchase my studio is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30 To...
To purchase my studio is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30 To 18.00. On request and payment I perform demonstrations with explanations of the production process for up to 5 people.
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Best part of our time in Venice!!

We visited Mauro's shop while vacationing in Venice and it was the best part of our trip! He was so welcoming and had the most amazing glass figurines I had ever seen. He gave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Visited here after reading reviews on TripAdvisor and was certainly not disappointed. Mauro was very helpful, accommodating and gave us a wonderful demonstration on how he crafts these beautiful and delicate works of Art. Left with a bundle of fragile items to remind us of the trip. He also recommended the "best fish restaurant in Venice" just down the ally... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We visited Mauro's shop while vacationing in Venice and it was the best part of our trip! He was so welcoming and had the most amazing glass figurines I had ever seen. He gave us a 45 minute demonstration where he made a glass sea shell from scratch, and it was absolutely amazing! During the demonstration, he took the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

In addition to being a brilliant glassmaker, Mauro was very sweet and accommodating. He provided a glassmaking demo for me and my friends (as a perk for making a big purchase); it was very cool.. I would recommend it. He was able to make three custom glass figurines for me in less than 24 hours; they turned out pretty well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Every time we visit Venice, which is about once a year, a visit in Mauro Vianello´s studio is a must. This tiny little studio, not far from The Rialto Bridge and Rialto Fish Market, is filled to the brim with colourful glass, mostly fishes, shells and other sea creatures in all the shapes and colours you can imagine, and a... More 

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Sesto Calende, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We currently live in Italy and decided to pop down to Venice for a short overnight trip with friends and family. It had been years since I was in Venice and it was the first time I would be introducing my children to this dream-like city. The one thing I really wanted for them was to see a glass blowing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

On a recent trip to Venice my family and I were lucky enough to catch Mauro at a quiet time so he was able to give us a demonstration. Our children were fascinated to watch a clown fish quickly emerge from the sticks of Murano glass. Mauro is a very friendly person who is happy to answer any questions and... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Don't be satisfied by just looking in the window. Go inside and you'll find me many more treasures. Watch Mauroat the torch and gain a better appreciation of the talent and skill required to produce his exquisite work. Definitely a stop you must find! Bravo Mauro!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Forget going to Murano with every other tourist – go straight to MAURO I found out about Mauro and his shop here on TripAdvisor and due to the excellent reviews he received, I knew I had to make stopping here a "must" on my trip to Italy. I was not disappointed. He showed us how he made one of his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Mauro is a wonderful man and a very talented artist. After purchasing a piece in his shop he offered to give us a demonstration. For the next 20 minutes we watched him put layer after layer on the blob of molten glass he was working. Then like pure magic he transformed it into a lifelike shell right before our eyes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My 13 year old son had a specific request - a pigeon - as he fell in love with the Venetian birds (to some they may be vermin but not us - we think they're beautiful). Mauro not only made us a beautiful glass bird but he also took the time to hand deliver it to our hotel as we... More 

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Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighborhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.