Until Napoleon established a city cemetery on Isola di San Michele, Venetians had been buried in parish plots across town – not the most...
Museo del Vetro
Since 1861, Murano’s glass-making prowess has earned pride of place in Palazzo Giustinian (the seat of the Torcello bishopric from 1659...
There's nowhere better for a coffee on the way to or from Murano and the northern lagoon islands. Late in the day, you may be tempted to...
Caterina and Giovanna's old bakery has been transformed into a warm, modern space with nary a garish Murano trinket in sight. Sit down...
Fondamenta Vetrai 8b · interesting places nearby
Cesare Sent information
Amid the blitz of glitz along the Fondamenta Vetrai, Cesare Sent’s matt-glass modernism and restrained palette of black, brick-red and deep purple stand out. Even the prices are pleasingly minimalist: sculptural matt-glass rings start at €20, and rectangular platters with amoeba-shaped murrine (glass insets; usually stars or flowers) start at €75.