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28 minutes 16 Sights

Footsteps into the Historic Centre

Welcome to experience the charm in this lovely historical city, where two civilisations encounter, and capture every unforgettable moment with your eyes and camera.

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Avenida da Praia Grande

Overlooking a beautiful lake and situated in the southern part of the peninsula, the Avenue is 1130 metres long and originally known as Nam Van Street. Its current name was given in...
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IAM Building

First built at the end of the 16th century and originally known as the Senate and Municipal Council, it was Macao’s first municipal chamber, a function it maintains to the present...
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Senado Square

Senado Square has been Macao's urban centre for centuries, and is still the most popular venue for public events and celebrations today. Located close to the former Senate building...
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General Post Office Building

Adjacent to Senado Square, the historic building once housed the local charitable society Tung Sin Tong. The architecture was designed by José Chan, the first Chinese chief...
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St. Dominic's Church

Founded in 1587 by three Spanish Dominican priests who originally came from Acapulco in Mexico, this church is also connected to the Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary. It was here...
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Sam Kai Vui Kun (Kuan Tai Temple)

This temple is located close to the old Chinese Bazaar area, which nowadays functions as St. Dominic's Market, still keeping the essence of the original function of the area. The location...
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Heritage Exhibition of a Traditional Pawnshop Business

"Tak Seng On" [The Virtue and Success Pawnshop] was established in 1917 , and belonged, initially, to Mr. Kou Ho Ning a wealthy Macao merchant. The architectural design and layout...
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Tung Sin Tong Historical Archive Exhibition Hall

Established in 1892, Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society was the first such Chinese charitable organization in Macao, and is the only one in China to have provided an uninterrupted service...
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Carpentry Guildhall

Established in the early years of the reign of Emperor Daoguang during the Qing Dynasty, Carpentry Guildhall was the oldest labour union in Macao and has become the site for Macao Carpentry...
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Rua de Camilo Pessanha

In the old days, it was one of the typhoon shelters situated at the North Bay (known as the Inner Harbour today) in the past. There were lots of reed flowers grown on this rocky area, and...
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Happiness Street (Rua da Felicidade)

The pursuit of happiness brought us to a street called “happiness” and the name has its origins in a seedy past. It was once the heart of Macao’s red light district...
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Cheng Peng Theatre

Located on a narrow street off the main Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, which was once part of the wetland at the Inner Harbour, the Theatre was built in 1875 and presented Cantonese opera...
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Rua da Caldeira

The street used to be a typhoon shelter at the North Bay of the Inner Harbour and is named after the foams stirred up along the coast
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Inner Harbour

Located on the western part of the peninsula, the Harbour has a coastline of 3,500 metres at length. With its half-ring shaped embankment, it’s the first harbour that served...
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Opium House

Located at the crossroad of Rua das Lorchas and Praça de Ponte e Horta, the building is the former Opium House built in the late 19th century in the waterside area of the Inner...
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Praça de Ponte e Horta

It’s a spacious leisure plaza at the Inner Harbour. During the years from the reign of Emperor Kangxi to Emperor Tongzhi in the Qing Dynasty, it functioned as a pier for the import...
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