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The Art of Glassblowing on Murano Island, Venice

Product ID: 267272
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Discover the stunning art of glassblowing in an authentic glass factory in Murano, Venice. The glass factory is located in the ancient Santa Chiara church: a breathtaking location to experience glassblowing techniques that have been used for centuries.
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Duration: 30 minutes
Starting times 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM
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  • Experience the magic art of glassblowing on Murano Island, Venice
  • Witness a glassblowing demonstration inside an ancient cathedral
  • See stunning glass work created by Venetian craftsman
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In this 30-minute demonstration you will admire a master glassblower at work as they use traditional techniques to create marvelous glass items. You will get to see the master’s work with ancient furnaces that have made Venice’s Murano island famous around the world. The demonstration takes place in the ancient and beautiful Monastero di Santa Chiara. During this incredible experience you will learn the history of the Murano islands and the delicate art of glass blowing.

Discover this unique slice of Venetian history. Murano’s glass blowers are some of the most important citizens of Venice, and throughout the ages they have refined their techniques, thanks to expanding trade routes between the Venetian Republic and the Middle and Far East.
  • Live commentary
  • Glassblowing demonstration
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  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Getting off on Colonna water bus stop, go right and follow the street until a bridge on yout right. Cross it and enter in Santa Chiara Glass Cathedral.

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• The furnace is a 2 minute walk from the waterbus stop "Colonna"

From US$ 8.14 per person

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Product ID: 267272