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Venetian Masks

Beautiful collection of artistic masks and puppets. A truly Venetian art form. A must see when in... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Galway, New York
What an experience

So, I went to Venice with my wife in the hopes of capturing a bit of its history to take home with... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Rod Allen B
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A cocoon of hand-crafted masks in every shape and color beckons you through the door and may inspire you to become part of Venice's artistic tradition as a student in the 5-day mask-making workshop.
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Castello 4964, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 5549
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Beautiful collection of artistic masks and puppets. A truly Venetian art form. A must see when in Venice.

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

So, I went to Venice with my wife in the hopes of capturing a bit of its history to take home with a Venetian mask. I searched all over Venice and found this place. Now, initially I saw this store and was amazed at the...More

1  Thank Rod Allen B
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The masks are decent Venetian masks but way overrated. It felt like I was buying a house and not a mask.

1  Thank V68GXjades
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

That was the only shop with traditional maska not only those that came later. I was looking for Moretta for 90mins! Visited 10-12 shops until finally my dad found this marvellous shop!

Thank Eliza B
Reviewed February 22, 2018

this is an amazing shop for hand made venitian masks.the owner has video's on youtube of him making the masks.its locaded just behind san zaccaria church 10 minutes walk from piazza san marco.very helpfull and just so much choice.

1  Thank shauncabry
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Ca' del Sol has an elegant, if not rather crowded showroom and a beautiful laboratory across a little bridge from the store. Not particularly friendly customer service, but if you are going in because you know what you want, then it probably won't matter. I've...More

Thank americangirl00
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Researched mask shops before my visit and by the pictures saw that Ca' del Sol had my favorite animal masks. The store is choc full of a wide range of styles and sizes of all kinds of masks. They were thoroughly packed safely for trip...More

Thank seekingserenity097
Reviewed October 25, 2017

This shop was recommended as a good spot for genuine Venetian masks made in Venice. Even if you do not want a mask, this place is worth a visit. After you see the selection of beautiful masks and the reasonable prices, you may change your...More

1  Thank Thomas L
Reviewed October 19, 2017

We stumbled upon Ca' del Sol while wandering around some of the quieter streets of Venice. What a fantastic surprise. It is more than just another mask shop. The artistry, skill and overwhelming variety of masks that are on display has to be seen to...More

Thank morerandomthoughts
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

I had travelled from Australia to purchase an authentic hand crafted Venetian mask and after wandering the streets of Venice came across this wonderful place where I purchased one! Amazing work and across the alley is the workshop where you can see them being made....More

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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