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This building established by the first Bishop of Macau in 1569 provides an imposing facade for the Senate Square.
This building established by the first Bishop of Macau in 1569 provides an imposing facade for the Senate Square. The building houses a charitable organisation which looked after the medical social and welfare needs of the citizens of Macau and was the home of many orphans and prostitutes. Today it houses a two-room museum with displays of items related to the organisation.
Holy House Of Mercy Of Macau, Cathedral Parish, Macau
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
A colorful typical Iberian town square this is the traditional heart of Macau 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
This pastel coloured church was founded in 1587 by Spanish Dominican priests
Built in 1889, this was the home of Lou Kau, a prominent Chinese merchant who owned several properties in the city
Established by the Spanish Augustinians in 1591 this church maintains the tradition of organising the Easter Procession around the city
The old red light district
Originally the residence of a Portuguese Dona, the building was purchased by Hong Kong businessman Sir Robert Ho Tung as a retreat
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
Tucked in the corner of a cobblestone square next to the ruins of St