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Artistic Murano Glass Gallery

Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
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Well worth the visit.

We were lucky to get a free taxi ride to the glass works, very interesting to see a couple of... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
Muskie D
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Glorious Glass!

I highly recommend a trip to the less-visited Murano island. We took a water taxi from Venice over... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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This specialty shop is filled with hand-blown glass items and objects - both traditional and unique.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

We were lucky to get a free taxi ride to the glass works, very interesting to see a couple of pieces made but the main idea is to sell you glass. Now I am not a person who uses the word "WOW" at all but...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2017

I highly recommend a trip to the less-visited Murano island. We took a water taxi from Venice over in a short amount of time, which was enjoyable in itself. Then we managed to watch a demonstration of one of the glass-blowers in action. It was...More

1  Thank Lgccpc
Reviewed April 29, 2017

As part of a glibus tour we went to Murano via a water taxi and stayed overnight. The glass factory was amazing showing us a glass blowing demo and the store had many beautiful pieces..many a bit pricey but one of a kind. There is...More

1  Thank sandra r
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We visited Murano island, we took public transport (water taxi) from Venice...the island is small & beautiful, a good respite from the crowded venice. We visited the Glass Galley, its worth a visit, they have amazing artifacts made of glasses. We also visited one glass...More

1  Thank NilayDesai
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The concierge at our hotel suggested we take a complimentary water taxi to Murano to visit the glass making factory. The water taxi was a great experience and we were greeted by factory staff at the jetty of the factory and promptly introduced to a...More

2  Thank Totlol
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I loved this gallery. it features everything from jewelry, to glassware, to artistic decor in lovely Venetian glass.

Thank 885Steve1948
Reviewed March 25, 2017

this was part of a guided boat tour and included a demonstration of a master glass blower at work and he was very good. then they take you into the shop, you buy something then you leave 40 minutes later

Thank philaceo
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Our entrance was €10 each (deductible from purchases) and should have booked but they let us wait for a demonstration. Had a look around the showroom whilst waiting and purchased a couple of items as we knew they were genuine. (There are so many stores...More

1  Thank coraliejarcher
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Just want to warn all unsuspecting tourists.. we were offered free transport to a glass factory in Murano. On arrival at the factory we were told that we had to. It items to ensure a ride back! As we didn't purchase anything, we needed to...More

1  Thank AyeshaSuli
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We went to the Piazza after we took the boat out to Murano island itself, where the glass crafting is actually done. It's a small island, but quite picturesque; and nearly every 2nd shop sells Murano glass. There is so much to choose from --...More

1  Thank Greg P
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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noyoze e
I am planning a trip to Venice and would definitely like to purchase some glass chandeliers. Where is better to make the purchase in Venice or Murano?
October 13, 2016|
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Response from LMotto | Reviewed this property |
The Island of Murano is a nice shot boat ride from Venice, and well worth the time. You can visit several different glass companies to select your custom glass. Note: Don't get stuck into a free ride to Murano, because... More
Kevin P
What is the best glass blowing tour in Murano?
September 13, 2016|
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Response from lelliott614 | Reviewed this property |
We only saw the one glass blowing demonstration that was part of the Get Your Guide tour. It was very interesting. Could have easily spent the entire day on the island
How did you book your tour of the three islands?
August 20, 2015|
Response from vpholidays | Reviewed this property |
We went as part of our Insight Vacations tour, so all organised for us!