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Ca' Macana

Calle Botteghe Dorsoduro 1 | Dorsoduro 3172, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Authentic Shop with Unique Masks

After researching authentic mask makers in Venice, we visited Ca'Macana and spent an hour trying to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
littleone1118
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Authentic mask

This shop located just off the water taxi stop is a must for those wanting to make or purchase an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tracy8358
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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Buy your mask for the next Venetian festival at this shop, which specializes in the traditional Commedia dell'arte, as well as Venetian styles.
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Calle Botteghe Dorsoduro 1 | Dorsoduro 3172, 30123 Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After researching authentic mask makers in Venice, we visited Ca'Macana and spent an hour trying to choose which ones to take home. The staff was very patient with us and at no time did she pressure us to buy. The masks are high quality. Authentic...More

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review Ca' Macana, and thank you for appreciating our work and the experience in our store. We hope that the masks will be a souvenir of your stay in Venice. Grazie.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This shop located just off the water taxi stop is a must for those wanting to make or purchase an authentic Venetian mask. The staff is welcoming, the classes to make the mask are so much fun. This store is the perfect place to make...More

Thank tracy8358
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your positive feedback! We are happy that you loved our store and our classes. To the next time in Venice. Grazie.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently came here to paint masks with our children and the experience exceeded my expectations. I was a little worried my five year old boy wouldn’t enjoy it but he loved it, as did my eight year old daughter. The woman who was helping...More

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review our Paint Your Mask Class! We are glad that your family appreciated it, and we hope to see you again in Venice!

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great time we had; kids made a beautiful mask. Very patient staff; Patricia is caring that everyone leaves with a great experience in mind and hand! Thanks.

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review Ca' Macana! We are so glad that you enjoyed our class, and that your kids had their handmade souvenir from Venice. Grazie!

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

The conference about a story of mask was fantastic. The host showed and explained about mask making and carnival. It wad very informative and fun. After the conference I can distinguish good and cheap masks.

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks a lot for your positive feedback! We are glad that you appreciated our conference during Carnival. Grazie.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Been visiting the shop and a class about the history and making of masks. Event was very informative, lots of history and explanations of the origin of masks. Then a live demonstration of how masks are being done and painted. Very very interesting.

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Grazie! Thanks for taking the time to review our free Conference on the history of masks. We are really happy that it was informative and that you appreciated it.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We went to the talk that Ca'Macana held during Carnival. It was amazing! We learned so much about Venice and the history of wearing masks in Venice and the different kinds of masks and their function. She even showed us how three different types of...More

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks a lot for your review! We are glad that the conference was informative and interesting. We hope to see you again next year during Carnevale.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It was a bit tricky to find this place (even though they have a large mannequin outside the shop) but worth the search. The masks here are beautiful and the staff is very friendly. They let you try the masks on and take picture which...More

Thank C K
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review our shop. We are glad that you appreciated the time you spent in the store. Grazie!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We took the class with our kids ages 10, 12, and 14 and it was the best activity we did in Venice. Fun, educational, great staff.

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Robert, Thanks a lot for your review, we are happy that you appreciated our Paint Your Mask Class! Grazie.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I have a handful of mask makers I get handmade Venetian masks from and Ca' Macana is part of that elect group--one of the most original masks I've ever seen and now have, a snail in full regalia on the head of a man! Also...More

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thanks a lot for your great review! We are glad that you appreciate our work and we are proud that our snail and the moon will be loved and treasured. Grazie!

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Jo_anne2627
6 December 2017|
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Response from CaMacana | Property representative |
Hello, Please can you send us an email at infocamacana Thank you Nancy Mbengue
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7 May 2017|
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Hello from Ca' Macana, Thank you for your question. We can assist you in two ways: 1) You can decide to safely ship your creation back home. We ship with UPS so the shipping is absolutely guaranteed. We don't charge our... More
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