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    "Glassmaking traditions pass from father to son."(5 Tips)
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    "Double price on Murano island."(4 Tips)
    Adhith S.
    "... sure it's Murano glass before you buy."(3 Tips)
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    "Watch the artisans work while strolling to Santa Maria e Donato."(2 Tips)
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  • Emanuele D.
    Emanuele Dal CarloFebruary 27, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Always check that the glass pieces you buy have the Vetro Artistico® Murano seal, is the only guarantee that they are original and Made in Murano
  • CNN
    CNNAugust 6, 2014
    Murano has always been a secretive island, only a five-minute vaporetto ride from the center of Venice. Glassmaking traditions pass from father to son. Competition and copying are rampant. Read more
  • Yusri Echman
    Yusri EchmanFebruary 3, 2014
    Murano Island, famous for glass-making, is the most popular island to visit. A few centuries ago, all glass makers were required to live on the island to protect the glass-making secrets.
  • Fred S.
    Fred SpofforthSeptember 20, 2016
    Go to the glass museum - it is worth the trip and the glass for sale in the shop is much better value and a lot more elegant than the kitsch stuff in the other commercial shops. Otherwise go to Venice
  • Visit Venezia
    Visit VeneziaFebruary 15, 2012
    This is where the magic happens. Every authentic Murano Glass item is born here, from the hands of master glassmakers only. If you go early in the day, you can see them at work!
  • Adhith S.
    Adhith ShanmugamJuly 17, 2015
    The beautiful island known for it's Glass industry.Please visit the glass making industry tour.Don't miss to buy a Glass souvenir,make sure it's Murano glass before you buy.
  • Iván F.
    Iván FaríasFebruary 19, 2013
    Explore the whole of Murano! Many parts of the island remain unvisited and thus calm and unspoiled.
  • Belinda B.
    Belinda BAugust 6, 2012
    There are handmade glass objects in Murano. Be sure they are from Murano not China in some stores. Also, most glass items like rings and necklaces are cheaper in Venice itself. Murano is double price
  • Luca P.
    Lovely place, just pay attention if you want to see a glass factory: they don't always make a tour explaining the procedures of glass-making, they just let u enter and look around...
  • Belinda B.
    Belinda BAugust 6, 2012
    There are beautiful handmade glass objects in Murano. Be sure they are from Murano not China in some stores. Also, most glass souvineers are cheaper in Venice itself. Double price on Murano island.
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen CrockerMarch 23, 2015
    Look out for the various glass sculptures as well as the workshops where you can see glass being blown and moulded.
  • Elite Club Vacanze
    Elite Club VacanzeMay 30, 2012
    We suggest you, of course, to go to the wonderful island of Murano, famous for its glasswork where you can find all kinds of multi-colored glass souvenirs.
  • Nadia R.
    Nadia Roukin-TaigaApril 27, 2013
    here Glasstress was born in 2009 and has been developed by its founder Adriano Berengo and our team to the one of the most successful events of Venice Biennale and worldwide traveling exhibition
  • Etienne S.
    The only problem of Murano in Winter is that Winter is the low season, many things closed. But the Glass Church was amazing.
  • Julio D.
    It's a little island full of VERY EXPENSIVE glass shops (you can find better prices and variety in Venice). The island has the same arquitecture and canals, i would've rather stayed in Venice.
  • Jennifer M.
    Stayed on Murano island and it was lovely to be away from the main tourist areas of Venice. Much quieter than Venice
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Venice’s glassmaking industry has been here since the 13C. Watch the artisans work while strolling to Santa Maria e Donato. – Green Guide Editor
  • Emanuele D.
    Emanuele Dal CarloApril 17, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Be sure to buy only glass with the "vetro artistico murano" labello . Is the only official guarantee that the glass is made in Murano
  • Avon
    AvonSeptember 19, 2012
    Glass demonstrations are on every Tuesday and Thursday and can be booked. Too bad it's a Wednesday for us.
  • Jan F.
    Jan FreemanJune 14, 2016
    Small island that hold the Venetian glass factories. You must watch a demonstration. It's amazing
  • Robert B.
    Robert BelcianoOctober 4, 2016
    Famous for glass blowing. Very unique place to explore and watch how they make glass.
  • Emanuele D.
    Emanuele Dal CarloFebruary 27, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Comprate solo prodotti originali con il marchio di garanzia Vetro Artistico® Murano. Purchase only products with the official guarantee Vetro Artistico® Murano.
  • Lilith A.
    Watch a live glass-blowing demonstration in many of the smaller shops! Amazing!
  • Otel.com
    Otel.comFebruary 12, 2014
    Murano island has only one bridge, named the ‘Ponte Longo’, it was built in 1866 out of iron.
  • Baris O.
    Baris OzkokMarch 18, 2013
    you can spend a full day here for glassware shopping ! great items to purchase...
  • Janet C.
    Janet CheungAugust 24, 2014
    Go here for a day trip before 5 pm this is what venice should be like it's not as crowded!
  • N T.
    N TOctober 2, 2014
    Homeland of glass work...Glass goods are expensive even they're so small.You can see glass work show if you're lucky...
  • Italy by limo - www.italyby.limo
    While in Venice don't miss the art of glass blowing in Murano!
  • Esra O.
    Esra OzkayaSeptember 22, 2015
    Home of the long tradition of glass craft. Enjoy the colours!
  • Amit G.
    An absolute must on your visit to Venice. Famous for its glass industry. If you have deep pockets buy a great piece of glass work. If not, buy a trinket or just see the awesome work.
  • Vasilikw
    VasilikwNovember 2, 2011
    Don' t miss the "Murano Glass Museum" with exhibits from the 2nd century a. C. and the Santi Maria e Donato church.
  • Maria Norma R.
    Maria Norma RibeiroMarch 4, 2013
    Very small and famous due to the muramo glass. Amazing!
  • Jackson T.
    Jackson TsaiSeptember 12, 2014
    Venetian Island, specialized in glass making
  • Diego M.
    Diego MolinaAugust 15, 2016
    I think way nicer than Venice, less people, more time to enjoy the little streets.
  • Filip K.
    Lovely colorful houses and not crowded by tourists!
  • Vicky C.
    Vicky ChoiJune 5, 2012
    Check out the glass shaping demonstrations. Right handside as you leave the ferry.
  • 5 B.
    5 BeoJanuary 4, 2013
    island where u can find many high quality glass product
  • Kral2
    Kral2April 30, 2016
    Nice & quiet walk after 5pm, when all shops are close and crowd gone
  • Clement H.
    Clement H.November 10, 2016
    Nice island to visit
  • Asya
    AsyaAugust 27, 2012
    Island in Venice. Almost empty. Has a museum and street glass art
  • Harkirat S.
    You can get a free cab if you want to visit a Murano factory.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronSeptember 5, 2014
    Come for the glassmaking, but shop around.
  • VeneziaIN - get involved in the circuit more exclusive in Venice!
    Ellegi Glass Shop gives 10% of discount on the goods for people showing the printable coupon of www.veneziain.com
  • James F.
    James FoxOctober 8, 2011
    Stay at Murano Palace. Best value for money in Venice.
  • Samuel G.
    Samuel GiacomazziOctober 31, 2010
    been too times but always charm me! so peaceful...Take your girlfriend with you!
  • Horatio B.
    Horatio BogbinderoApril 16, 2010
    Try to go in the morning to ensure you see them making glass!
  • Guy F.
    Guy FlamentMarch 26, 2016
    Even more Beautiful than Venezia.
  • Jirka Š.
    Jirka ŠubrtAugust 29, 2013
    Nice trip from Venice :)
  • Vasek S.
    Vasek S.July 3, 2016
    Handmade products from the glass..
  • Ostello V.
    Ostello VeneziaDecember 29, 2011
    The Glass Capital of the Venetian Lagoon
  • Andy A.
    Andy AndersonOctober 21, 2013
    Leave at sunset. See this.
  • Alexey U.
    Alexey UdalovAugust 12, 2013
    Avoid shops located just near aqua bus stations
  • Esra
    EsraMarch 15, 2016
    The glass heaven!
  • Maria C.
    Maria ChristofiSeptember 1, 2012
    have to watch glassmakers while they working!
  • Pung Worathiti M.
    Pung Worathiti ManosroiDecember 21, 2014
    Lovely place
  • Delaram
    DelaramJuly 14, 2015
    The shops are closed after 6p.m.
  • David G.
    David GannaloDecember 21, 2010
    Best sunsets on ferriovia heading back towards Pont Rialto
  • Madeline S.
    Madeline StevensApril 22, 2016
    Watch a glass blowing demonstration
  • Nastja S.
    Nastja StaceyFebruary 14, 2015
    Nice town, but nothing special
  • Ye W.
    Ye WuJuly 19
    Very touristic
  • NEFELI
    NEFELINovember 17, 2014
    Boring....
  • Renato L.
    Renato LemosFebruary 15, 2015
    Pure waste of time.
  • Camilla M.
    Camilla MontanariAugust 8, 2015
    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
  • Eli V.
    Eli Vargas TorresApril 26, 2015
    Destaca por su cristal y en ella podrás encontrar multitud de tiendas que se dedican a vender figuras de este material. Personalmente recomiendo y veo con mayor encanto la isla de Burano.
  • Tugba C.
    Tugba CimenOctober 6
    Murano ist eine Insel in der Nähe von Venedig, ist leicht zu ereichen mit einem „WasserBus“ :-) ist anscheinend bekannt für das hergestellte bunte Murano-Glaß.
  • Müller Italia
    Müller ItaliaJuly 25, 2013
    La tradizione millenaria scorre ancora nelle strade dell'isola di Murano, dove gli artigiani raccontano l'antica arte del vetro che li ha resi celebri in tutto il mondo.
  • Laerte G. P.
    A gente se perde com tantas opções de presentes feitos em Cristais. Toda a. Produção é feita manualmente com técnicas seculares ... Vale muito a pena conhecer este cenário de Veneza!
  • Thiago X.
    Thiago XavierNovember 3, 2015
    Visita obrigatória quando estiver em veneza. Pegue um aquabus linha 3 e vá sem medo. Lugar colorido, pequeno e cheio de lojinhas de vidros Murano.
  • Görkem E.
    Görkem EMay 30, 2016
    Cam sanatları merkezi. Venedik'ten 10€ karşılığında (gidiş-dönüş) vapurettolar ile gidebilirsiniz. Hediyelik eşya almak için bir çok dükkan var...
  • Hussein M.
    Hussein MusaadJune 16, 2014
    مصانع الزجاج الفني اليديو ، المعروف بزجاج المورانو نسبة إلى هذه الجزيرة .. انتبهوا تشترون على طول، سعروا أول فيه فرق كبير بين المحلات
  • Dan C.
    Dan Cenan⚽🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟February 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Vestita sticla de Murano se afla aici, multe fabricute de prelucrare, unde poti cumpara si vedea pe loc prelucrarea lor! Preturile sunt tratabile! Dar si un pret pentru intrare!
  • Denis E.
    Denis EinloftOctober 2, 2014
    Ver o fabrico das peças e comprar cristais e vidros. Muito legal conhecer a ilha. Vale a pena ir em Burano tb.
  • Karina G.
    Karina GyardushyanJuly 13, 2014
    Приятный и романтичный остров, прогуляйтесь до Маяка.) До Венеции доплыть можно на любой Барке, а вот возвращаться лучше всего номером 3.
  • Luana C.
    Luana CaprinoNovember 3, 2014
    Possibilità di vedere i maestri nelle proprie fornaci mrntre lavorano il vetro. Un arte raffinata
  • Priscila Albernaz P.
    Maravilhoso... Sem contar que ha muitas opções e ótimos preços...vale a pena visitar
  • Jorge N.
    Jorge NievesApril 8, 2013
    Busca una fábrica que te hagan la muestra gratis y/o propina a voluntad. Las mismas piezas de cristal de murano se pueden comprar en la ciudad pero más barato.
  • Elaine S.
    Elaine SilvaSeptember 1
    Se tiver a oportunidade não deixe de conhecer... Visite uma fábrica, veja como os cristais são feitos... e traga ao menos 1 pingente pra dizer que veio de verdade de Murano.
  • Nello P.
    Nello PicardiAugust 26, 2013
    Non conviene comprare ricordi nella vetreria in cui si assiste alla dimostrazione, inoltrandosi un po' piu' nel cuore dell'isola si trovano le stesse cose a prezzi piu' vantaggiosi
  • Dáila A.
    Dáila AssisFebruary 21, 2016
    Compre artesanato em vidro! Contribua com a tradição e nao deixe de fazer aperitivo, tradição no Veneto
  • Galina R.
    Galina ReintalSeptember 23, 2014
    Тихий островок, легко добираться. Если время позволяет, можно и прокатиться))))
  • Matteo M.
    Matteo MattMarch 13, 2016
    Carina, si gira velocemente. Molto interessante assistere alla creazione del vetro e alla sua lavorazione. Case lungo i canali coloratissime.
  • Ivanó M.
    Ivanó MadmunMarch 20, 2016
    Una visita demasiado rápida pero puedo opinar que no es para comprar sino para disfrutar del entorno.
  • Sergete
    SergeteMarch 12
    Ojo que las taquillas nunca hay nadie (al menos en domingo) así que más vale que tengas comprado el billete de vuelta o ya te puedes ir pensando en colarte.
  • Tamara R.
    Tamara RutskayaApril 14, 2016
    Винтрины очень красивые :) само место настраивает на романтичный лад
  • www.travelitalia.com
    www.travelitalia.comApril 6, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Secondo le fonti storiche, nel XII secolo a Murano esistevano otto chiese. Solo una di esse è giunta fino a noi: si tratta della chiesa dei Santi Maria e Donato, in perfetto stile veneto-bizantino. Read more
  • Rò
    December 11, 2014
    Molto carina Murano piena di negozi che vendono mille tipi di oggetti di vetro di Murano...
  • Valerio T.
    Valerio TavolazziApril 5, 2015
    Dove troverete l'unica arte dei maestri vetrai, conosciuta in tutto il mondo e vecchia di centinaia di anni
  • Ilker Altın
    Ilker AltınSeptember 24, 2015
    Ufak da olsa cam obje almadan dönmeyin. Estetik algısı yüksek olan murano cam sanatında çığır açan önemli merkez.
  • Damien
    DamienFebruary 27, 2016
    On as pas pu faire tout le tour de l'île mais le peu que l'on as vu était sympa. Ce qui est dommage c'est le manque de diversité dans les produits.
  • Geometra Enrico M.
    Geometra Enrico MioloOctober 19, 2014
    ...Murano, Venezia, posti pieni di storia è sempre belli, da vedere sicuramente!
  • Alessandro B.
    Alessandro BondiSeptember 9, 2012
    Che tristezza vedere a Murano negozi diversi che spacciano oggetti identici di dubbia fattura tutti come "produzione propria"
  • Egui B.
    Egui BrancoJanuary 10, 2015
    Lugar mágico onde se produz um dos vidros mais famosos do mundo.
  • Vitaly M.
    Vitaly MikhailukFebruary 5, 2015
    Если устали от сует в Венкции, то вам сюда.
  • valerio m.
    valerio minettiFebruary 14, 2016
    Perdersi nei negozi di artigiani mastri vetrai è un must.
  • Yuancheng Y.
    Yuancheng YangDecember 2, 2012
    是世界闻名的玻璃制品生产地,工艺独一无二,最广泛流传的是玻 璃的吹气功。岛上还有一个玻璃博物馆,可参观各色各样的玻璃制 品,其中以14、15世纪的玻璃制品最为著名。
  • Burak Murat K.
    Burak Murat KurtMay 25, 2016
    cam sanatları adası bir tane alınmalı :-)
  • Andrea F.
    Andrea FanchinApril 30, 2012
    imperdibile, come tutte le isole della Laguna Veneziana
  • Ben F.
    Ben FrayMay 3, 2015
    Mini Venise à côté de Venise très mignon
  • Felix D.
    Felix D.August 7, 2015
    Insel mit sehr schöner ausstellung
  • Maurizio P.
    Maurizio ProAugust 26, 2014
    È assolutamente "industriale" molto meglio e più piacevole Burano dove purtroppo mancando la connessione non si possono lasciare tracce!!!
  • Yousef A.
    Yousef Al-MansourOctober 26, 2012
    لا يقصون عليكم ويبيعونكم ترى وايد اغلا من ڤينيس او تنحرجون وتقولون بنشتري ... تفرج وامشي وابو بلاش كثر منه
  • Hilal A.
    Hilal AyanlarJune 22, 2015
    Cam ürünleriyle ünlü küçük ada
  • Los Viajes d.
    Los Viajes de PituMay 12, 2016
    Bonita isla y precioso cristal.. Prefiero Burano👍
  • Memo V.
    Memo ValdésJune 17, 2013
    Todo un arte como hacen el cristal! Veanlo!
  • Sule K.
    Sule KukrerOctober 22, 2015
    Aşık oldum tekrar gitmek isterim
  • ibo f.
    ibo foursFebruary 1, 2016
    Gelirken uğradık iskeleden fena diildi
  • YE JI L.
    YE JI LeeSeptember 1, 2016
    예쁜 유리들이 가득!
  • Raphael G.
    Raphael GomesSeptember 21, 2011
    Ilhota com fabricas de vidros e cristais.
  • JH J.
    JH JOctober 6, 2014
    유리공예로 유명 귀걸이 구입 6유로
  • Elly D.
    Elly De HaesAugust 30, 2015
    Gratis glasblaas demo
  • Jota
    JotaJuly 24, 2012
    Vaya mofa la isla de Murano...
  • おちのぶん y.
    星のモニュメント、やたら大きい
  • Michal K.
    Michal KolovratMay 11, 2015
    Prohlédněte si ruční výrobu skleněných předmětů a suvenýrů
  • Per G.
    Per GyllénJanuary 3, 2016
    Underbart var det
  • Jesica J.
    Jesica JerezApril 16, 2016
    La isla es muy linda pero no compren productos de vidrio porque los venden muy caros en las fábricas y después se consiguen los mismos en Venecia a menos de la mitad del precio
  • Николай Г.
    Ничего тут не покупайте! В самой Венеции тоже самое в разы дешевле!
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