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The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara

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The Ex Chiesa Santa Chiara - a newly restored medieval church on the island of Murano - offers visitors an experience of authentic Murano glass and Venetian arts and culture such as does not exist anywhere else in Venice. We offer live...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Fondamenta Daniele Manin 1, 30141 Murano, Italy
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 10am, which is the timing listed online. It wasn’t open then, so I left and returned at 10.30am. Lo and behold, there was no one inside on the ground floor, so I headed upstairs. I was told that the person doing the fornace...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joshuaang
Reviewed 30 November 2018

This is an old church that is converted into a glass place with many different people working there in different styles. There is a glass blowing demonstration (5 euros) which was very interesting and worth while.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Dear Lynda, thank you for your review. In low season work-days the price is €. 5. It is already €. 7 p.p. now and lasts a little bit longer. Thank you for your visit and we hope to see you in the future. kind Regards...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Really recommend watching the glass blowing demo here, you had a clear view of what was going on and we were very close to the action. He made a cup and then a beautiful heart. No pressure to buy anything, you could peruse the wares...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amyls86
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Grazie for the review. We try to do our best to give our guests the best experience in Murano and we are doing quite well. Hope to have you at Santa Chiara in the future. Kind Regards Giuseppe & Santa Chiara Team

Reviewed 28 October 2018

They charge 5 Euros to watch the demonstation, bu it was worth it! We were so engrossed in the works of art he was creating, we completely forgot to take pictures!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VAGlobalNomad
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Dear Traveller, thank you for sharing your experience at our Glass Cathedral. We hope to see you again in the future and if we do do not forget to take pictures Kind Regards Giuseppe & Team

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on our way to try and find another fornace and are so glad we went here instead. The old church lends so much atmosphere to the demonstration which was done to music per the artist's request. The guy working was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vthatcher
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you for taking your time to review us. Next time no more stumbling to find us you will know exactly where to go Kind Regards Giuseppe & team

Reviewed 23 August 2018

I visited Murano Island with My Wife and two children and discovered The Glass Cathedral by accident and It proved to be a great find. The demonstration was amazing incorporating great skill, showmanship, terrific music and a breath-taking venue. Giuseppe Belluardo and his team are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anthony G
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you for your great review Anthony. Hoping to have you at Santa Chiara in the future so as to see the progresses we hope to make so as to improve our geusts experience at Santa Chiara. Kind Regards Giuseppe & Team

Reviewed 12 August 2018

My husband and I were looking for a glass blowing demo and came across this place. The glass blower was very skilled and demoed a few different glass works (we personally saw the heart, lampshade, and balloon). Well worth the Euros!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mollys72989
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Dear Mrs. Molly, thank you for taking time in sharing your experience at The Glass Cathedral with other travellers. We hope to see in the future kind Regards Glass Cathedral Team

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Needed a bit of local help to find the old former church. The showroom is quaint. The glass blowing was very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jay D
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Jay, thank you for finding us and sharing your opinion with other travellers. Next time you'll know where we are. Thanks again and Kind Regards

Reviewed 10 June 2018

An interesting demo of house glass ware is made - the demo costs a 5 Euro fee, and was well worth it. Unfortunately, the wares for sale weren't that great, so we skipped buying any

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aravindvg
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Guest, thank you for visiting "The Glass Cathedral-Santa Chiara" or "Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara". We are happy that you enjoyed the show and are getting much better with the glass wares so we hop you bay something next time. Kind Regards

Reviewed 1 June 2018

Very hip, very lovely Murano glass art gallery that also gives glass making demonstrations, and holds evening events. Impressive!More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bigdlittlea
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Guest, yes we often do some Evening or after-noon Events with live music or Deejay set. The only place in the city... in Europe... or who knows in the World where you can sip a glass of wine or drink a Beer while enjoying...More

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Response from infoH1186PR | Property representative |
Dear Traveller, thank you for contcting us. Our regular demos go for €. 7 p.p. and you can stay for 3or 4 demos (1 demo is approximateley 20 minutes). Our show which is "Love in Glass" is on daily (except Sundays) at 12.00... More
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