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Negozio Olivetti

Piazza San Marco 101, 30124 Venice, Italy
0039 (0) 41 5228387
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Ranked #63 of 215 attractions in Venice
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Zurich, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The great interior designed by calro scarp is just amazing to see. it is just very small showroom and not much too see except the architectural detail. i prefer, a bit moderate entrance fee, then i could buy like a postcard or his architectural book. the location is very busy with tourist. it is worth being inside, but the entrance... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Olivetti showroom is a big surprise. The shop, designed by the architect Carlo Scarpa, is together with the typewriter collection an monumental italian heritage.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I was keen to see the Olivetti Showroom on a recent trip to Venice especially having read an article saying although most people don't bother to visit it, it is well worth a visit. Sorry, it is not, even fans of architecture would be hard pressed to find a wooden screen, a stone wall and a flight of stairs exciting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

the fondo ambiente italiano is responsible for the two floors of the immaculately renovated olivetti showroom in a corner building on st.marcus square designed by carlo scarpa. the two floors of this beautiful space take you back to the late 50's - a greatly appreciated experience especially in the context of this otherwise overwhelming city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

I'm sure it's on every designers list of Scarpa sites to see in Venice but it does not disappoint. You do have to pay to take photos but its worth it.

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