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Alianca Underground Museum

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Address: Rua do Comercio 444 | Aliança Vinhos de Portugal, Sangalhos 3780-124, Portugal
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The Alianca Underground Museum is an exhibition space, displayed along the...

The Alianca Underground Museum is an exhibition space, displayed along the traditional wine cellars of Alianca Vinhos de Portugal.

Including eight private collections, the public has access to diverse artefacts from the fields of archeology, ethnography, mineralogy, paleontology as well as ceramic tiles and tins covering millions of years of history.

Being part of the great universe of the Berardo Collection, these collections are the result of the constant effort of Jose Berardo in collecting and caring for objects of scientific, artistic, historical and sentimental importance.

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So much to see

If you don't like walking this is not for you. I was amazed at the collection and how vast/different everything is from each other as there are artifacts to photos. You can feel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 November 2016
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Anniston, Alabama
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Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

If you don't like walking this is not for you. I was amazed at the collection and how vast/different everything is from each other as there are artifacts to photos. You can feel that there is a desire to preserve a lost art for a culture. My favorite was the fact I was so close to the working cellar and... More 

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

In the first place we have to tell that all the visits are guided, and you have to call or write an e-mail to make an appointment for a visit who can be single or in a group. We were only the two of us and after a while some more people from Brazil joined us for the visit, guided... More 

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Rishon le Siyon, HaMerkaz, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It's not just a typical winery tour. It's an amazing experience combining wine tasting with an incredible art collection of an exotic pieces from Africa, South America, India and Portugal.

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Gladesville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went on a tour of the Alliança Underground Museum and was totally amazed by the private collection of African artefacts, fossils. Azulejos as well as learning about how sparkling wine and aguardente are produced!! Totally recommend a visit !

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Girona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

A great collection in some enourmous wine cellars make for a pretty unique experience. A must if you're nearby. The wine is also very good.

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Los Banos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Unexpected but worth it. Huge quartz collection. Excellent wine caves. Much better wine and Surprisingly excellent brandy.

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BacalhoaVP, Gerente de relações públicas at Alianca Underground Museum, responded to this review

Your comments are important to us. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to be able to surprise you with even more collections More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice place to visit with an interesting museum in a wine cellar. You see several artwork from Africa and also from Portugal, with a nice collection of Bordalo Pinheiro ceramic, a very colorful and characteristic popular art. The cellar is huge and very well decorated. A must see place in the region. At the end, buy... More 

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BacalhoaVP, Gerente de relações públicas at Alianca Underground Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. They are important to us. We were motivated to further develop our collections of art in harmony with our wines. We hope to have the pleasure of your visit again. More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

The old wine caves were turned into a museum! Profiting from the old, wide and long corridors where wine used to mature you have now displayed art from different areas of the globe. What I liked most is the uniqueness of the place. If you are travelling from Oporto to Coimbra (or vice versa) it’s more than worth a few... More 

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BacalhoaVP, Gerente de relações públicas at Alianca Underground Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are important to us. The motto of our group is Art , Wine and Passion. In addition to the Alliance Undergroud Museum , we have other spaces in the country , as Bacalhôa Museum in Azeitão and Bacalhôa Buddha Eden in Bombarral , which is the largest oriental garden of Europe ! We hope... More 

Madeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

The most amazing museums in the area and the staff guides are truly dedicated, thank you Eduardo for taking our friends throughout the underground museum recently, they were totally enthralled.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum! Was not what we expected, but WOW!! Very interesting. A must do if you in Sangolhos. It wasn't something we had heard about, we were passing through the town and thought an underground museum may be interesting, we are not massively into museums but do enjoy a good glass of wine. Our tour guide Silvia... More 

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