"Murano" Top 5 Page for this destination Murano by sandysmith
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Murano is an easy 10 minute boat ride trip from Venice and its worth a look whilst you tour the islands.
Murano has its own Grande Canal.
Most will come to see the glass blowers at work in the famous venetian glassware shops and museum. The glass factories were moved here from Venice by order of the Doges in 1292 as they were considered a fire hazard.
Murano is quite sprawled out - its actually a cluster of 5 islets so Its also pleasant just to wander the canals and have some lunch here - probably less crowded than Venice too.
- Pros:Canals less crowded than Venice
- Cons:glass is expensive
- In a nutshell:a miniature Venice
San Michele is home to one of Venice 's first Renaissance buildings the church of San Michele built in 1469 by Codussi.... more travel advice
Entry to the cemetry is via the gothic portal on the right hand side of the church - look up first though to see a nice... more travel advice
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