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Nuova Venier Glassworks

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Address: 54/B, FDM. Navagero, 30141 Murano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 527 4467
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Located on the famous-for-blown-glass island of Murano, this operation...
Located on the famous-for-blown-glass island of Murano, this operation produces artistic and decorative objects such as lamp posts, sculptures, and Venetian-style chandeliers.
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Fabulous glass with a price tag to match!

As others have mentioned we initially got interested in this place after our concierge offered us a free return water taxi to Murano. On arrival a polite gentleman escorted us to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Pelham, NY
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great tour and example of Murano glass. Our guide was very friendly and not pushy! The kids both got a chance to blow the glass and see the amazing showroom.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The hotel arranged a free water taxi to Murano. It sounded great. We went, very nice boat ride on a private water taxi. The "show" is interesting and a personal guide is there with you. After seeing the glass artists we were taken to the store. They have beautiful things. I started asking prices and there was no one price... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Truly the highlight of our Venice shopping experience. Nuova Venier provided for our water taxi to their studio in Murano and provided an amazing demonstration of how they create the works of art that adorn their showroom. Having visited other glass producers throughout Europe, it was still most impressive and very Italian. Our sales associate explained the products thoroughly then... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you are in VEnice and have the chance to take the water taxi to Murano, it is a MUST MUST see!!!!!!!! Watching the master make the gorgeous pieces is absolutely amazimg. The can make pieces in 5 minutes even with all the intricable parts on the piece. The staff couldn't have been nicer and more accomodating. I spendt a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were two couples visiting from the US and took a water taxi from San Marco to this glass factory on Mirano. "Andrew" greeted us and was extremely personable and escorted us into their glass blowing demonstration area. Here we watched and learned the art of glass articles manufacture, such as chandeliers, by craftsmen. After we walked through their showrooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

As others have mentioned we initially got interested in this place after our concierge offered us a free return water taxi to Murano. On arrival a polite gentleman escorted us to the glass demonstration where we were able to see incredibly talented glass masters hone their skills. We were even able to try for ourselves which was brilliant considering how... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Everything is nice in these glassworks from showing you how to blow the glass to your own personal sales assistant that wont go away until you have spent money in there store You will feel pressured here to buy although the clever Italians will explain they are there to answer any questions you may have and offer you the best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were approached by a hawker near St Mark's Square. A free ride out to the Island where we were met by very charming gentlemen from the glassworks. There is a demonstration of glasswork before an introduction to the showrooms. There are various styles and some fabulous pieces but they are not cheap. Although we were told, more than once,... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went out to this early in morning free via hawker in St Peters Square - all very interesting and definitely a skill and art. Some fantastic pieces to buy - expensive though

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The hotel mentioned we could have a free water taxi to see the factory where glass is made which was a great use of our short time in Venice. The hotel may well be getting some advantage by promoting the visit although that didn't really concern us. The glass blowing demonstration could be considered a tourist show, however, it's an... More 

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