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GOF+FA/Gallery of Functional and Fine Art

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Address: Male namesti 6, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 724 856 473
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Manto Gallery is specialising in Czech crystal glass design of premium...

Manto Gallery is specialising in Czech crystal glass design of premium quality. Every piece is hand-blown and original.

We are offering an art experience in the Prague City centre.

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Great glass art

We were walking back to our hotel from the bridge looking at store windows when across from the Hard Rock café we found the Manto Gallery. We were drawn inside and discovered some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2016
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We were walking back to our hotel from the bridge looking at store windows when across from the Hard Rock café we found the Manto Gallery. We were drawn inside and discovered some amazing glass art work. We were taken by the handmade wine glasses with embedded garnets and could not leave without a pair. The sales woman was very... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I read TripAdvisor for most restaurants, hotels and attractions but I didn't know about Tony's shop until my husband and I walked past. We saw his glasses in the window on our first day, but didn't want to buy until we were able to see other shops. Nevertheless, we came back as these glasses are so original and beautiful. We... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Glass gallery I have been visiting for many years in Prague just opened a new gallery behind the old town square/across from The Hard Rock Cafe....just a few minutes walk from the square. The artist, Antonin Manto makes both traditional bohemia inspired glass objects/glass ware AND contemporary designs...from small goblets, cups , bowls and large items like hanging pendants/chandeliers. He... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had seen some reviews on TA, and wanted to see for ourselves the work done by Tony. His shop is easy to miss, but if you stand in front of the Hard Rock Cafe, he's directly across the street. We fell in love with is glass work, especially the crystal goblets, and his Dragon's Eggs sculpture/chandelier is totally amazing.... More 

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tampa bay FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We visited the gallery last March. Loved Tony's work and made a few purchases. Unfortunatley, one of our wine glasses was deliverd broken and several of our items were not sent. Tony Manto personally made sure we got all our items and not only replaced the broken glass, but sent an additional one as well. We can't say enough good... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you like handmade jewelry, this is the place for you. They sell unique, handmade pieces made by many local artists at very good prices. Male Namesti is full of souvenir shops and they all display similar items to the point where it gets boring to even browse around. This store however is very different and the people working there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were given a tip by our wonderful tour guide, to find and visit the GOF+FA gallery. It is straight across the plaza from the Hard Rock Cafe. We had looked in many other crystal shops in Prague and found them high priced, with product mostly from China. Tony Manto is a local Czech artisan who creates inspired, hand-blown goblets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled on this gallery right off OldTown Square. Beautiful and originally art glass. We spent a couple of hours with the artist/owner Tony who made us feel like family. His work is truly exquisite. We could feel Tony's passion as he told of us his work. We will always remember how he and his son took care of us and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Across the street from the Hard Rock Cafe, just off Old Town Square, this shop is a must if you are looking for unique crystal pieces designed by a local Czech. As luck would have it, Tony, the owner and artist, was in the store the day we went in. What a delight to have him personally show us the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We have recently visited this gallery with our team and enjoyed the unusual art pieces created by Mr. Manto. His personal presence and conversation enlighten a lot the event. The best part of our visit was a creative workshop: "PANTING ON THE GLASS". All the present people forgot the daily problems and emerged into the world of glass, colors, creativity.... More 

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