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From: Murano, the Glass Island

Murano canal and barge

A barge loaded with bottles of cooking gas prepares to cast off from a quay near the Basilica of Santi Maria e Donato.


Murano glass factory-showroom

Not far away, tourists approach a glass factory and showroom where a decaying mural of gilded glass mosaic fills the arches above the entrance.


Colonna

Head left from the Colonna waterbus stop, and you'll encounter signs for a glass factory that offers free glassblowing demonstrations.


Cafe tables with tablecloths

Coffee and cookies are theme of this café's colorful tablecloths.


Murano cat

A lady in a hat meets a cat in a residential square.


Murano boat with dog

Some dogs were born for boating....


Murano shop with dog

...while others prefer to relax on land.


Murano post office

A post office...


Italian mailbox

a letterbox...


PT mail carrier

...and a postal carrier ensure that mail is collected and delivered on Murano.


winged lion mosaic

Venice's winged lion has a counterpart on a Muranese wall.


lion doorknocker

A wingless version of the leoni gnaws on a doorknocker.


wall shrine

A Byzantine-style Madonna occupies center stage in an outdoor shrine.


mosaic tile decorations

Decorations of mosaic tile enliven an otherwise blank stucco wall.

Next page: Murano map, satellite photo


In this article:
Murano - Introduction
Glass museums
Glass factories - public visits
Churches, other sights
Shopping on Murano
Getting to Murano
Murano hotels, restaurants
Tourist information, books
Murano glass repairs
More Murano pictures
Murano map, satellite photo

On our main Venice for Visitors site:
Aerial Venice: Murano
Venice Islands Tour (by public transportation)

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