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Duomo of Murano

One of the best examples of the Venetian-Byzantine style: impressive exterior decoration of the apse and, inside, the mosaics floor with ornamental motifs that date back to the construction of the basilica (1140). The original interior decoration is a Byzantine mosaic while the lunette above the door of the Baptistery is the frame of a painting by Lazzaro Bastiani (1484).

Hours:

  • Mon-Sat: 09:00 to 18:00;
  • Sundays and holidays: 12:30 to 18:00

Free entry

Information (+39) 041 739 056

Chiesa di s. maria degli angeli

Overlooking the homonymous channel (formerly called St. Stephen’s Channel), it is located in one of the extreme edges of the island. Founded in 1188, the church preserves a rich decorative art works, which are currently undergoing restorations.

San Pietro Martire

Rebuilt after a major fire in 1511, the church welcomes extraordinary works of Giovanni Bellini, Paolo Veronese and a masterpiece that many scholars attribute to Tintoretto.

Hours: Mon-Sat: 9 am to 5:30 pm; Sundays and holidays: 12 pm to 5:30 pm

Phone: (+39) 041 739 704

Free entry

 

Museo del vetro

vetro_02 vetro_01Unmissable stop-over for the read up on the art of the glass production in Venice, the Glass Museum presents a rich collection of objects and decorative glass products from the Middle Ages to the present day, evidence of changes in taste and style, the testing of new techniques and of a the tradition to which the island owes its wealth and fame.

  • Opening hours
    10 am to 5 pm from April to October;10 am to 4 pm from November to March (ticket office closes 30 minutes before
  • Entrance Full price € 10; reduced € 7.50
  • Telephone +39041739586

Information www.museovetro.visitmuve.it

Palazzo da Mula

It stands on a Fondamenta of the Grand Canal of Murano, just a few meters from Ponte Vivarini. Built near the abbey of San Cipriano, former Patriarchal Seminary, it was fully restored about a decade ago, and houses the headquarters of the Municipality of Murano, which organizes exhibitions and meetings on various topics, but the predominant one is undoubtedly the glass .

Hours:

daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Telephone (+39) 041 2737625

Free entrance

Faro di Murano

Cylindrical construction in marble of Istria, the Murano lighthouse dates back to 1912 and has in the lowest part two bas-reliefs, depicting two Madonnas: one located above the front door of the lighthouse, the other placed in the opposite direction of the lagoon.

Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti

Zanetti_01 Zanetti_03 Zanetti_02Founded in 1862 by the religious Vincenzo Zanetti, the school is now a furnace operating in the artistic formation of the glass masters and those who intend to engage in the glass profession.

  • Opening hours
    Mon-Sat 9 am to 6 pm; Sundays and holidays 12:30 pm to 6 pm
  • Free entry
  • Phone +390412737711

Information www.abatezanetti.it

Museo Berengo

Exhibition space among the most appreciated within the contemporary art lovers, the Museum Berengo is located in an old furnace and exhibits many of the glass works produced over the years by international artists in collaboration with Berengo Studio Gallery.

  • Opening hours: open daily from 9 May to 22 November 2015, 10 am to 6 pm
  • Entrance: Full price 10 €, reduced 8 euro
  • Phone +39041 739453

Information www.glasstress.org

Torre dell’orologio

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