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The workshop of Paolo Brandolisio

4725, Calle Corte Rota, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 4155
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Paolo Brandolisio the guardian of remora

Visiting the workshop of Paolo is always a pleasure. It is truly a fascinating, historical place... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Perfect Visit ❤

Awesome experience. It was a pleasure meeting Paolo & spending time in his workshop. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
New York
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Paul, after having been a student of maestro Giuseppe Carli, continues the business of construction of oars and oarlocks, with the same passion of the teacher is committed to giving forms more and more functional, elegant and aesthetic to the traditional oars and oarlocks, in addition to this Paul builds Greenland paddles for kayaks, and other objects in precious woods, such as bracelets, necklaces ... and more. His workshop and a place for a stopover while artisan, is fascinating for its history and structure hce recalls over the past Venice's also the essence of being a craftsman
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10 May 2017
“Paolo Brandolisio the guardian of remora”
26 Oct 2016
“Perfect Visit ❤”
4725, Calle Corte Rota, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 4155
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Visiting the workshop of Paolo is always a pleasure. It is truly a fascinating, historical place. He is a craftsman specialized in oars (remer and fórcole). Unfortunately today in Venice there are only 3 remora workshop in Venice. People like Paolo keep alive the traditions...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome experience. It was a pleasure meeting Paolo & spending time in his workshop. Beautiful memories, pictures & signed hand carved forcola which is now in our home & will be enjoyed forever ❤. A don't miss when in Venice.

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Reviewed 16 November 2011

We got lucky to stumble into Paolo Brandolisio's business. He is the only builder and supplier for all of the focole and oars for all of Venice. It is a great way to experience Venice.

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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