Built between 1617 and 1626 by the Jesuits, the fortress was one of the main defence structures of the city

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Mount Fortress, Macau

Built between 1617 and 1626 by the Jesuits, the fortress was one of the main defence structures of the city.

Built between 1617 and 1626 by the Jesuits, the fortress was one of the main defence structures of the city. It housed barracks arsenal and storehouses to allow it to withstand a seige lasting two years. You can get good views of the central part of Macau Peninsula from here. The fortress can be accessed by escalator just east of St Paul's. The Macau Museum is located within the fortress.


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About Mount Fortress

 Macau

Mount Fortress and Nearby Sights on Map

Macau Museum

Above Saint Paul's, within the remains of the Mount fortress, is the main Macau Museum

Section of the Old City Walls

This is a segment of the city's defence structures built in 1569 which has survived

Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral

The city's most famous landmark and is regarded as the greatest monument to Christianity in the East

Na-Tcha Temple

Tucked in the corner of a cobblestone square next to the ruins of St

Lou Kau Mansion

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

St. Dominic's Church

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

Se Cathedral (Macau)

No records of the exact date of construction exist but a solid brick structure was built on this site in 1622 and repaired in 1743

Cemeterio de São Miguel Arcanjo

A classic example of Sino-Portuguese culture

St. Anthony's Church

One of Macau's oldest churches, St Anthony's was originally built of wood and bamboo

East India Company Cemetery

Lovely little piece of England in Macau