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Murano

Glass but not only

Murano is not only glass but it is also a living and lived island. In Murano there is a wonderful church of origin, almost certainly in the 7th century. Rebuilt in Byzantine style between 1125 and 1140

brief HISTORY OF GLASS IN MURANO

The history of was born in 1291 when it was decreed that the glassworks of Venice, probably already active before the year 1000, were transferred to Murano since the furnaces of the workshops were often responsible for disastrous fires, which became particularly serious because at the time the buildings they were mainly made of wood.

informations

To reach the island of Murano from the Hotel Ambasciata.

From the Ferrovia to Venice or Piazzale Roma: Line 4.2, every 20 minutes, makes all the stops in Murano. It reaches Murano in 35 min.

From San Marco: at the San Marco Monumento landing stage, Line 4.1 every 20 minutes. ...
From Fondamenta Nuove: lines 4.1 and 4.2 alternate every 10 minutes.

For information on how to reach the Island of Murano, you can contact the Reception of the Hotel Ambasciata