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 45 · interesting places nearby
Orovetro Murano information
Not all Murano glass chandeliers require baroque ballrooms. These dramatic modern designs in black, red, and acid-green glass could turn studio bedrooms into boutique hotel suites and dens into swanky lounge-bars. Prices begin under €1000 for limited-edition lighting; architect-designed chandeliers with more waving arms than Kali hit five digits.