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This is a segment of the city's defence structures built in 1569 which has survived.
This is a segment of the city's defence structures built in 1569 which has survived. It is built with a compound material called chunambo, a mixture of clay, soil, sand, rice, straw, crushed rocks and oyster shells which were placed in layers.
Largo da Companhia de Jesus, Macau
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The city's most famous landmark and is regarded as the greatest monument to Christianity in the East
Tucked in the corner of a cobblestone square next to the ruins of St
Above Saint Paul's, within the remains of the Mount fortress, is the main Macau Museum
Built between 1617 and 1626 by the Jesuits, the fortress was one of the main defence structures of the city
One of Macau's oldest churches, St Anthony's was originally built of wood and bamboo
This pastel coloured church was founded in 1587 by Spanish Dominican priests
Lovely little piece of England in Macau
This house, built in 1770, was the residence of a wealthy Portuguese merchant Manuel Pereira and was later rented out to the English East India Company
Built in 1889, this was the home of Lou Kau, a prominent Chinese merchant who owned several properties in the city
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