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Tzompanakis Blown Glass-Art Of Living

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Recycling at its best

A beautiful shop selling original and unique works of art all recycled from glass bottles and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sonya O
Amazing worth every amount spent, individual artists work a must to visit

Stunning natural Greek eco friendly environment, a working metal and glass emporium of colour and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Chania Prefecture, Greece
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Hand made blown glass from recycled bottles. Iron and brass constructions from recycled metal. Compinations of glass and metal in lights. Handmade furnitures from iron. Gates and railings Lights,platters,candle holders and useful items from glass.
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| Kokkino Chorio Apokoronou, Chania Town, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 697 178 3529
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful shop selling original and unique works of art all recycled from glass bottles and metal. Whatever you buy you know there will not be another the same in the world. Very special and lovely family run business. You can even design your own...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sonya O
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Stunning natural Greek eco friendly environment, a working metal and glass emporium of colour and beauty. There are no synthetic or mass produced items, individual art work only from a family of artists, the environment is typical of eco friendly natural village surroundings, everything is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jnewbery56
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We visited as we were staying just up the road from it, the outside of the building was unkempt and it could have been so beautiful. All the stock looked like it had been there forever - we were far more interested in the old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JanGwent_southwales
Reviewed 23 September 2018

If you love glass and colours this is a lovely place to take a break from the beach and the crowds. The piles of glass to be recycled on the side of the courtyard make it even more interesting to see what is created from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kirsten E
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must do when visiting Crete. It is truly unique with wonderful objects that have been made using recycled glass. It is a chance to buy something special. Me and my family have visiting the shop when we holiday in Crete for years...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChrisJKA
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A great stop to gawk at the beauty of this family’s glass blowing. BTW you watch them do this in the high season. Fabulous restaurant as well here. Enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank wahinisis
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The first thing to catch our eye were the huge piles of colour sorted old bottles. It is so good, and unusual, to see recycling so successfully at work. The vases, bottles, glasses and ornaments made here vary tremendously in colour but are spectacular, especially...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jo W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

A really wonderful collection of glass master pieces. I've bought a few things from here like bird ornaments and candle holders. They have so much from glass bowls to lamps and mirror frames. A huge range or art works and all from recycled glass. A...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Bells0707
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Wow--what do you do with thousands of empty bottles? You repurpose them into gorgeous hand blown glass products. I was at this place about 8 years ago and when I asked about it I was told it wasn't as special as before. It was to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank TheoStephan
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you're anywhere near Kokkino Chorio then you just have to pop in at the glass factory. The pieces are beautiful and range in size and price so you can easily take home a small memento of your holiday or have an amazing artwork piece...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Carol A
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10 September 2016|
Response from Elenanorris |
I don't know exactly but I have been there five times at different hours and seasons and it was never closed. They definitely don't have Siesta as many non touristic stores do.
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