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.
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.open in google maps ->
• The furnace is a 2 minute walk from the waterbus stop "Colonna"
based on 17 reviews