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experience how glass sculptures are made

we went to see Murano - one of the most known islands near Venice to experience how glass... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marvinge
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Vienna, Austria
Nice demonstration

We went here a rainy day and it was informative and nice to hear the history of glassmaking in... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Mon68ika
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Fondamenta Serenella 3/4, 30141 Murano, Italy
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Literally just around the corner from the Vaporetto water bus stop (get off at Murano Colonno - the first stop at Murano - and turn left). The demonstration workshop is next to glass shop and for €3 you can sit on wooden benches and watch...More

8  Thank Philip H
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Reviewed 16 July 2011

While on the Star Princess, we took a trip to the glass factory of Mr. Guarnieri ( Vetreria Artistica ). He showed me an aquarium scene which I liked but was not ready to buy. He then showed me a second larger aquarium glass scene...More

21  Thank annenick11
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All reviews no pressure to buy glass factory informative commentary whole family per adult attached shop turned up different colors first hand beautiful works of art buy items exquisite pieces rainy day wander around well worth the visit master craftsman first stop
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I fell in love with the chandeliers. They do not send overseas. He/she must take it with her. I enjoyed looking at the incredible creations. At the entrance is a blue Glass creation that must be over six feet high. Beautiful picture frames.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went to see Murano - one of the most known islands near Venice to experience how glass sculptures are made Fascinating is the blowing process the Artist performs but the most impressive element is the speed in which one of the souvenirs is made

Thank marvinge
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Visited the glass factory and loved the brief show. We then asked to be escorted in the gallery at the back of the factory-not the front store for all the tourists. Tht is where the large pieces are and the more pricey ones. It was...More

Thank Melie2662
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This place was wonderful! We got to sit and watch the glass blowers make a vase and an elephant. These people are so creative in their craft! But you better take lots of money if you want to purchase anything from the factory!! You can...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We went here a rainy day and it was informative and nice to hear the history of glassmaking in Murano. The cost was 3€, it was worth it!

Thank Mon68ika
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Watch glass being blown for 3 euro is fine but the arrogant ‘boss’ yelling at tourists for trying to leave after the demonstration........ before he funnels people from the demo into his store via a network of chains ( he clearly doesn’t want you to...More

3  Thank myjourney2011
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stumbled across this small glass factory during a rainstorm, and it was a wonderful way to spend a half hour or so. For 3 euros you are treated to a breathtaking demonstration of Murano glass blowing. We saw a horse, cat, vase, and fish...More

Thank TopTapir
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We loved the quick little presentation and how true Murano glass is made. Well worth the trip and the few euro they charge. Do not forget to fully wander around. See the town square!

Thank aimyt
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have visited this little factory. They charge €3 for demonstration from the masters in glass production and glass blowing. The demonstration is topped off by a multilingual guide. This is well worth a visit. As you get off the...More

2  Thank kareny51
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

One man explained what was going on, while the other blew, shaped, and textured multiple pieces of glass in a matter of minutes. So cool! Would happily have paid way more than the €3 they charged to watch.

1  Thank Simon A
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kevankelly3
30 May 2018|
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Response from giordano g | Property representative |
Dear Sir, You can contact us sending an email Sincerely Elena Guarnieri
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Response from michaelc14932 | Reviewed this property |
no sure of times, but tours last 30 minutes to an hour. I took the tour from the hotel monte carlo, it was free. They pressure you a lot into buying.
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Response from strawberrywhip | Reviewed this property |
Gondola rides 80 euros for half an hour, we bought a 60 Euro ac5v Pass which gives you 7nlimited rides 9n the buses and vaporetto , well worth it as a single ride is 7.50! Took us all over v3nuce @nd out 5o 5he islands
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