Murano Venice map
Map of murano Venice. Murano Venice map (Italy) to print. Murano Venice map (Italy) to download. Murano Venice is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy as its shown in murano Venice map. Murano Venice lies about 1.5 km north of Venice and measures about 1.5 km (0.93 mi) across with a population of just over 5,000 (2004 figures). Murano Venice is famous for its glass making, particularly lampworking. Murano Venice was once an independent comune, but is now a frazione of the comune of Venice.
Murano Venice was settled by the Romans, then from the sixth century by people from Altinum and Oderzo. Attractions on the murano Venice island as its mentioned in murano Venice map include the Church of Santa Maria e San Donato (known for its twelfth century Byzantine mosaic pavement and said to house the bones of the dragon slain by Saint Donatus), the church of San Pietro Martire with the chapel of the Ballarin family built in 1506 and artworks by Giovanni Bellini, and the Palazzo da Mula. Glass-related attractions include the many glassworks, some Mediaeval and most open to the public, and the Glass Museum, housed in the large Palazzo Giustinian.