GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Murano is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon. It lies about 1.5 kilometres north of Venice and has a population of just over 5,000. It is famous for its glass making.

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CHIESA DEI SANTI MARIA E DONATO

The Church of Santa Maria e San Donato is located in Murano. It is known for its 12th century Byzantine mosaic pavement and is said to contain the relics of Saint Donatus of Arezzo, as well as large bones behind the altar said to be the bones of a dragon slain by the saint.

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CHIESA SAN PIETRO MARTIRE

San Pietro Martire is a Roman catholic parish church in Murano, near Venice.

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CHIESA SANTA MARIA DEGLI ANGELI

Santa Maria degli Angeli is a catholic church on the island of Murano, near Venice.

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MURANO CEMETERY

The Murano island has its own small cemetery, different from the main Venice cemetery located in the San Michele island.

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OTHER PICTURES

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VETRERIA (GLASS ARTESANS)

Murano glass is glass made on the Venetian island of Murano, which has specialized in fancy glasswares for centuries. Murano’s glassmakers led Europe for centuries, developing or refining many technologies. Today, the artisans of Murano are still employing these centuries-old techniques, crafting everything from contemporary art glass and glass figurines to Murano glass chandeliers and wine stoppers, as well as tourist souvenirs.

CHIESA DEI SANTI MARIA E DONATO

Italy -Veneto-Venice-Murano-Chiesa dei Santi Maria e Donato-14345 COVER

The Church of Santa Maria e San Donato is located in Murano. It is known for its 12th century Byzantine mosaic pavement and is said to contain the relics of Saint Donatus of Arezzo, as well as large bones behind the altar said to be the bones of a dragon slain by the saint.

CHIESA SAN PIETRO MARTIRE

Italy -Veneto-Venice-Murano-Chiesa San Pietro Martire-14334 COVER

San Pietro Martire is a Roman catholic parish church in Murano, near Venice.

CHIESA SANTA MARIA DEGLI ANGELI

Italy -Veneto-Venice-Murano-Chiesa Santa Maria degli Angeli-14367 COVER

Santa Maria degli Angeli is a catholic church on the island of Murano, near Venice.

MURANO CEMETERY

Italy -Veneto-Venice-Murano-Murano Cemetery-14376 COVER

The Murano island has its own small cemetery, different from the main Venice cemetery located in the San Michele island.

OTHER PICTURES

Italy -Veneto-Venice-Murano-Other pictures Murano-14353 COVER

VETRERIA (GLASS ARTESANS)

Italy -Veneto-Venice-Murano-Vetrerie (glass artesans)-14360 COVER

Murano glass is glass made on the Venetian island of Murano, which has specialized in fancy glasswares for centuries. Murano’s glassmakers led Europe for centuries, developing or refining many technologies. Today, the artisans of Murano are still employing these centuries-old techniques, crafting everything from contemporary art glass and glass figurines to Murano glass chandeliers and wine stoppers, as well as tourist souvenirs.

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