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Mdina Glass

Mdina Glass, Crafts Village, Mdina Rbt 12 | Mdina, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Mdina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Factory Tours
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Mariestad, Sverige
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215 reviews 215 reviews
100 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We Went to Ta' Qali Crafts centre and were confused we didn't find Mdina Glass there..... Well, it was 25 years ago since I was in Malta last time so it was a difference. At last we found the sign to Mdina Glass. We walked for about 5 minutes from the Crafts centre and found it. It was just to... More

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

One could see the glass art being performed live. Amazing items to purchase. Pieces of famous artists are transformed on Mdina glass.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Interesting glassblowing and beautiful items to buy. Nearby lace factory also good. Filigree jewellery demonstration good butitems very expensive.

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Tiberias, Israel
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I was disappointed, maybe the high rate from the reviewers, maybe I wasn't in the mood for shopping, but I felt it simply like a shop, no offence for the craft side. We were there some minutes, no more as there is so much better things to do in Mdina

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Tyler, Texas
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

What a neat experience to watch glass items being made right in front of you. The men in the shop seemed unfazed by our presence and worked intently to create their beautiful works of art. The shop is extensive, however a bit expensive for my pocketbook. Beautiful and unusual peices of vibrant colors and shapes. Truly a treat for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

If you like the old fashioned glass bead necklaces, bracelets and earrings they have on sale at the shop, then buy them when you're there. You can't find them anywhere else: not in the tourist shops and not online. I'm so glad I bought a necklace and a pair of earrings. Now I sort of wish I had more to... More

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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We found it on the internet, I had been before about 18 years ago but could not remember where it was. It has now grown into quite a setup with around 12 different craft stores in the same location with two points of entry from the road, one to the craft market or one next to it into Mdina Glass.... More

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Egham, United Kingdom
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311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Have been coming here for years and always seem to find a stunning piece of glass to return home with and this visit was no exception. Even better many of the local tourist guides have a voucher for 10% off.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Really enjoyed our visit there. Well done in set-up, service and and unique Malta souvenirs. We bought some items for the home too.

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
61 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We visited the Ta Qali Craft Village, and bought some beautiful Mdina glass coasters - the glassware has the most extraordinary colours and designs and I would have bought many more items but was aware that they had to be taken back by air! There are many more craft shops selling glass, filligree jewellery, knitwear, and we visited the Olivewood,... More

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