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Nuova Venier Glassworks

54/B, FDM. Navagero, 30141 Murano, Italy
+39 041 527 4467
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Ranked #6 of 24 Shopping in Murano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Memphis, Tennessee
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58 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

While walking around Piazza San Marco, we were approached by someone asking if we would like to tour a Murano Glass factory. Before this trip I never heard of Murano Glass, but my wife sure did and jumped at the opportunity. We were given a free water taxi ride to Murano where we were met by a factory representative at... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We took the free boat from our hotel to the glass factory. The boat ride is very nice and the glass is amazing and beautiful. There is so much variety, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Our sales person was very nice and everyone at the factory was very nice. We bought something despite my intrepidation about having it... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Hello everyone, I recently visited venice and stayed at one the best hotels being that its my first time in venice i asked the hotel what there was to do and they recommended me to visit some glass companies but none of then beat this one upon my arrival there inset my eyes on some of the best quality vases... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Hello all So I visited Italy last month and I was in Venice when I heard about this company! Didn't think I could visit as I didn't know how would I get there and how would it be! But I took my chances and made a call! Believe it or not, I have never met such amazing people in my... More

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Holmes Beach Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Despite some negative reviews my wife and I decided to visit the Glassworks. We were very impressed and we purchased wine glasses with name engraved. When the glasses arrived in Canada they were the wrong ones and we contacted the Sales person we dealt with; Valentina Della Mora. The issue was dealt with promptly and efficiently with a real understanding... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Before we get started, I would just like to state that should anybody desire for me to provide artist's name, Sculpture name/dimensions, prices, websites to mentioned art galleries, etc. please private message me and I would be happy to do so..... We stayed in a rather exclusive hotel and the concierge "hooked us up" with a trip to Murano, more... More

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Roberto L, Proprietario at Nuova Venier Glassworks, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I am the owner of the company Nuova Venier, my name is Laggia Marino - Roberto. In 1974, my dad took over the management of Nuova Venier, apparently looks like a simple job, but committed 10 people in our family for about 10 hours a day. Producing glass is apparently easy, but here at Murano 2000 people working... More

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were accosted in St Marks Square and promised a free round trip by water taxi to see a "glass blowing demonstration on the island of Murano organized by the Council of Venice", said the retired aged salesman who wore a badge stating "Council of Venice" (in English). He was very insistent that this was not a scam. We agreed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

The trip to Murano was beautiful, as I took my mother on vacation for our first experience to Italy to see our family heritage.. When visiting Murano factory..def sales people interested you in purchase..4000 Eur later, walked away with purchasing a beautiful mirror..shipping is very expensive and not included with price..ask for certificate for product (I received in shipment), and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed the water taxi trip out to the glass factory. We enjoyed the demonstration of glass making as well as our escorted tour around the various artists rooms which displayed their truly amazing glass art. There was no real high pressure to buy but you know that having given you a free ride to visit the factory there is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Brief visit but very impressed! A must see for everyone in Venice. Very friendly staff and a fantastic free demonstration of a glass bottle and horse ornament.

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