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Atelier Marega

San Polo 2940/B, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 524 4650
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Beautiful authentic Venetian masks!

Even under the intense siege of cheap made-in-China plastic masks, authentic artisans like the ones... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Jay Y
Houston, Texas
Hand Made Masks

This is a wonderful shop for higher end mask collectors. All the masks are hand made, painted and... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
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In the heart of Venice, Atelier Marega means a wide range of masks: from the typical Venetian ones, the most fanciful and colored ones, to huge creations used also for smart fittings and furnishings. Mask are made of "paper-mache" according to the ancient traditions dated back to the beginning of the XIVth century. Morever, you can rent or buy theatrical and historical costumes, accessories, three-cornered hats, mantels, wigs, shoes and tuxedos. We are open every day from 10 AM to 7.30 PM. We have four shops in Venice: -Calle Larga San Polo 2940/b, Venezia (vicino alla chiesa dei Frari) -Fondamenta dell'Osmarin 4976/a -Fondamenta dell'Osmarin 4968
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San Polo 2940/B, 30125 Venice, Italy
San Polo
+39 041 524 4650

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Even under the intense siege of cheap made-in-China plastic masks, authentic artisans like the ones in Atelier Marega continue to stand their ground in preserving the Venetian arts despite of the disadvantages. Atelier Marega is one of the few shops that continue to handcraft the...More

Thank Jay Y
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a wonderful shop for higher end mask collectors. All the masks are hand made, painted and decorated. The owners are very helpful in showing their wares. This is not a very big store but if you want a quality mask, this is the...More

Thank Dawsontodd
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a thriving shop with unique, beautiful, authentic Venetian costumes and accessories. You will find lots of things made in China and finished in Venice....But not at this shop....it is all made in Venice and is all beautiful. Will return for Carnival next year!

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

It was amazing. I am not a normally proportioned person and fitting me is usually a challenge. They were able to fit me into an attention grabbing authentic costume that made my Venice experience unforgettable! I felt like a celebrity with tourists taking pictures of...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Must see in Venice, eye catching store.You can buy beautiful souvenirs from this shop and staffs are great.

Thank Phiru
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Right between St. Mary of the Friars and Scuolo Grande di San Rocco, there is both the workshop where they sell masks, and around the corner there is just a store. I went to both but the mask I wanted I found in the store,...More

Thank doke
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

10/10 would reccomend for authentic handmade, exquisite masks at good prices. Most range from €20-€45 but there are cheaper and more lavish masks available. Cannot reccomend enough!

1  Thank Arun M
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Loooooved this place! I was looking for beautiful, high quality pieces of art to take home and my hubby found this place for me. Felt transported in time. Wonderful masks, real masterpieces, some very simple and classic, other very elaborated and unique. I have two...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Just go here if you want to buy beautiful, hand painted, wonderfully crafted masks. We loved the owner (he has two shops) and whilst we visited many shops this was the one we returned to and purchased from. He was so lovely he even shut...More

Thank Bronzone
Reviewed 20 May 2016

While visiting Venice, I made it a priority that I wanted to procure an authentic Venetian mask before leaving. After looking up several reviews, Atelier Marega was the one store that consistently appeared to receive high marks accolades. They were well deserved. The store was...More

Thank Pierre D
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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