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Museum Nadir Afonso

Avenida 5 de Outubro, Chaves 5400-017, Portugal
+351 276 009 137
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Another white elephant for Chaves

What is the point of building a million-euro museum designed by Siza Vieira for the works of local... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
tpilomia
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Chaves, Portugal
Very beautiful and interesting museum.

The building itself is amazing, designed by Siza Vieira, it opened in july 2016. The light inside... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
isabelals
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Porto, Portugal
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7 Oct 2017
“Another white elephant for Chaves”
21 Sep 2017
“Very beautiful and interesting museum.”
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Avenida 5 de Outubro, Chaves 5400-017, Portugal
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+351 276 009 137
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

What is the point of building a million-euro museum designed by Siza Vieira for the works of local painter and architect Nadir Afonso when there is no money to keep it going? That is the main complaint by the people in Chaves. Yes, it is...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

The building itself is amazing, designed by Siza Vieira, it opened in july 2016. The light inside the several exhibit rooms is awesome and, Siza Vieira manages that throughout skylights and huge windows. The museum was exhibiting the works of several artists, namely Paula Rego,...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

A million euro building designed by famous architect Siza Viera to house the work of local artist Nadir Afonso. A massive construction for a minuscule collection of art, from an artist who was unknown by the general public.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

An incredibly beautiful building for the simplicity of its lines. A windows that give us an image of the natural world as if it were a reproduction on canvas ... what a view! Architecture of a master ..Siza Vieira Arch !

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Nadir Afonso is a well know portuguese modern artist from Chaves and the museum is solely dedicated to his work. The museum was designed by the famous portuguese architect Siza Vieira and is really beautiful well thought out, with wonderful light and great spaces. It...More

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