Rua da Felicidade, Macau

The old red light district.

The old red light district. Today it is a fairly interesting shopping street with various antiques and handicrafts. This area is also popular with movie makers and several movies including Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom have been shot here. The Shanghai Nightclub car chase scene was filmed around this area including parts of the main street, Avenida de Aleimeda Ribero.
















About Rua da Felicidade

 Rua da Felicidade, Macau

Rua da Felicidade and Nearby Sights on Map

Sir Robert Ho Tung Library

Originally the residence of a Portuguese Dona, the building was purchased by Hong Kong businessman Sir Robert Ho Tung as a retreat

St. Augustine's Square

This square is fronted by various pretty buildings of Macau's past era, namely the St Augustine's Church Dom Pedro V Theatre St Joseph's Seminary and Church and the Robert Ho Tung Library

St. Joseph's Seminary and Church

Established in 1728 the old Seminary together with St Paul's College was the base of missionary work in China Japan and other parts of the region

St. Augustine's Church

Established by the Spanish Augustinians in 1591 this church maintains the tradition of organising the Easter Procession around the city

Don Pedro V Theatre

Built in 1860 as the first Western-style theatre on the Chinese coast, it remains a significant cultural landmark of the Macanese community and remains a venue for many public functions and events

Senate Square

A colorful typical Iberian town square this is the traditional heart of Macau city

Loyal Senate Building

Built to house Macau's municipal government the Leal Senado has a neoclassical design and much of the original layout and structure has been retained through the years

St. Dominic's Church

This pastel coloured church was founded in 1587 by Spanish Dominican priests

Holy House of Mercy

This building established by the first Bishop of Macau in 1569 provides an imposing facade for the Senate Square

Lou Kau Mansion

Built in 1889, this was the home of Lou Kau, a prominent Chinese merchant who owned several properties in the city