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Built in the mid 16th century this is one of the oldest churches in Macau.
Built in the mid 16th century this is one of the oldest churches in Macau. Families of Portuguese sailors used to gather on its front steps and pray and wait for the safe return of their loved ones.
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Located close to the Chinese Bazaar area, this temple has some Western influence to its architecture illustrating the harmonious coexistence of the two cultures in this city
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
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
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
Originally the residence of a Portuguese Dona, the building was purchased by Hong Kong businessman Sir Robert Ho Tung as a retreat
Established by the Spanish Augustinians in 1591 this church maintains the tradition of organising the Easter Procession around the city
Pretty little square surrounded by the old Mediterraneanstyle houses of one of Macau's oldest residential areas
The Macau Mandarin House is the former residence owned by eminent modern Chinese thinker Zheng Guanying and his father Zheng Wenrui
The old red light district
One of the most beautiful avenues in Macau, this tree-lined road arcs around the southern-most tip of the peninsula and is the address of some of the most pretty Portuguese residential buildings in the territory, all of them enjoying an unobstructed view of the Nam Van and Sai Van lakes