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The Merchant of Venice - San Fantin

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“Encompassing the exotic ingredients that Venice traded, the perfumes and packaging evoke the rich... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Okay, some would say, it's a perfume place for heaven's sake.

Oh but what perfumes, and what history. It is an experience for the senses. It is a gift for... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
Diana W
Denver, Colorado
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Housed in an ancient chemist shop, Venice's premier parfumerie features a luxury line encased in Murano glass. The staff considers your favorite scents to help you discover the perfect perfume.
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Campo San Fantin San Marco 1895, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+39 041 296 0559
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

What a beautiful store, great service, and array of products to pick from. I was a little disappointed though as I thought they had fragrances in Murano bottles, not Murano inspired bottles. Then again, I probably wouldn't have been able to then afford it. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

“Encompassing the exotic ingredients that Venice traded, the perfumes and packaging evoke the rich traditions and history on which this noble city was founded.” (perfumesociety.org). I could not say it better. This is my second must stop upon my arrival in Venice. First, having a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Venice and both myself and my wife both love buying perfume and eau de cologne. We were looking for shops who sold these and came across the Merchant of Venice the lady who served us was very good and knew about her...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Oh but what perfumes, and what history. It is an experience for the senses. It is a gift for yourself or someone special to carry a piece of Venice home. There are several locations. Ah to just smell heaven.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Diana W
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Excellent Products - bought an amazing perfume. Service is very discreet - it's almost as if they don't want to sell.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Having heard if this place online i stumbled into the store in Venice. Purchased my wife some Noble Potion..and i got a couple of samples. Not cheap but not expensive.. You get you pay for in fragrances so give it a go!!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

Just want to bring attention to the little boutique store at Fondamenra die Vetrai, 114 - 30141 Murano. We were caught in a really heavy rainstorm whilst visiting Murano a week or so ago and sheltered under the sunshade of this delightful little shop -...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 26, 2015

November 25th 2015 I would just like to inform everyone, of the wonderful staff they have at the flagship store in Venice. Instead of the response we were expecting walking into this beautiful store we were treated with the upmost kindness and given a wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Lance S
Reviewed November 15, 2015

This is certainly not a budget option, but a great experience. I bought a Christmas gift, and my friend picked the "make your own perfume"-set. We had great fun with that back at the hotel ... great service, very knowledgeable and helpful sales person. It´s...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank TuuliHietikko
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We stumbled into this oldest pharmacy in Venice which now sells perfumes. The woodwork was beautiful. The saleswoman was very friendly as well. Would recommend a look inside and the perfume was great.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank NAL802
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December 18, 2018|
Response from MarcusVenice | Property representative |
In the store they can offer to you a layering experience, for a complete own fragrance you should book the composition workshop in the Museum of Perfume of The Merchant of Venice
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October 19, 2017|
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Response from TheMerchantofVenice | Property representative |
Good morning, today there is not a store in Rome but a boutique opening is planned in 2018
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