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Ranked #1 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Walking Areas

In 2005 the Historic Centre of Macau was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage list.  It gained such a listing due to the uniqueness as an international city with the combination... more »

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Ranked #2 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with... more » Owner description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with intricate carvings by Japanese monks. « less
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Ranked #3 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Also known as Zhengjia House, the Mandarin's House is part of the UNESCO World Heritage collection that makes up the Historic Centre of Macau.  Here you can find a large... more »

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Ranked #4 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

The A-Ma Temple is located in the southeast part of the Macau Peninsula, a short distance away from the historic Macau city centre area.  It is the oldest temple in Macau, built... more »

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Ranked #5 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Taipa Village is a lovely area to spend time near the Cotai Strip in Macau.  This historic village, anchored by the famous Rua do Cunha, where plenty of traditional Portuguese and... more »

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Ranked #6 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Known also as Igreja de São Domingos, St. Domingo's is a Catholic church situated near the Largo do Senado (Senado Square) in the heart of the Macau city centre.   The church was... more »

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Ranked #7 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites; Lookouts

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Ranked #8 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Military Bases/ Facilities
Owner description: Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an... more » Owner description: Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an observatory and the Macau Museum. « less
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Ranked #9 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

Background Located out in the small village of Coloane, this small chapel serves as the major Catholic place of worship for the residents.  As a working church the insides are... more »

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Ranked #10 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Shops; Historic Walking Areas

Rua Do Cunho or 官也街 (Guanye Street) is the main street running through the Taipa Village on the island of Cotai in Macau.  It is the heart and soul of Taipa and an important area... more »

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Ranked #11 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

While not included under the World Heritage Sight designation of the City Centre of Macau, Rua da Felicidade has become a very interesting place to visit near some of Macau's more... more »

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Ranked #12 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #13 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Casa de Lou Kau (Lou Kau Mansion) Background The Lou Kau Mansion was built in 1889 by a wealthy Chinese merchant and gambling tycoon.  It is probably Macau's best preserved old... more »

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Ranked #14 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

More commonly known as A-Ma Cultural Village, this replica village was built in 2001 to celebrate the A-Ma festival.  A-Ma, Mazu, Tian Hou or a half dozen other monikers is the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Walking Areas

Background Renamed Praca do TAP SEAC, Tashi Square was also formerly known as Campo do Coronel Mesquita.  It is the location for most of the outdoor fairs and events for Macau... more »

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Ranked #16 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

St. Augustine Square is a small triangle of space surrounded by inclusions of the UNESCO Historic Center of Macau World Hertitage designation.  The square is paved in the black... more »

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Ranked #17 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Libraries

The Sir Robert Ho Tung Library, is an architectural gem that is listed on the Unesco World Heritage list for Historic Centre of Macau.  Built in the late 1800's, the building was... more »

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Ranked #18 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

Our Lady Guia Chapel is part of the Guia Fortress inclusion to the Historic City Centre of Macau World Heritage collection and is located upon the top of Guia Hill.  This is a... more »

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Ranked #19 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

St. Lawrence Church is an inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage designation for the Historic Centre of Macau and is also referred to by its Chinese name of Fenghshuntang as well... more »

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Ranked #20 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

St. Joseph Seiminary and Church is a single inclusion to the UNESCO Historic Centre of Macau collection.  It is located in a cluster of other World Heritage attractions near St... more »

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Ranked #21 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

Background:  Not to be confused with the Kun Iam Statue and ecumenical centre, the Kun Iam Tong is a traditional Chinese Buddhist style temple.  Although practically unknown to... more »

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Ranked #22 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins

See Na Tcha Temple. more »

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Ranked #23 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

See A-Ma Temple. more »

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Ranked #24 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

Background:  Once upon a time this little church looked out over the sea, now it looks out over a lake and some glitzy casinoes.  It still has a great view and and a feeling that... more »

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Ranked #25 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

Background Known locally as the Pak Tai Temple, it is located in Taipa.  Built in 1844 and named after the Supreme Northern Emporer.  Pak Tai with his 12 legions beat the Demon... more »

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Ranked #26 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #27 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #28 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Cemeteries

Background:  Originally named the East India Company Cemetery, it was Macau's first protestant cemetery.  Together with the site, a chapel was built in 1821.  Hundreds of burials... more »

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Ranked #29 of 56 Cultural in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

This museum dedicated to Sun Yat Sen, displays memorabilia from the time the Father of Chinese nationalism lived for a brief time in Macau.  The location of the museum is in the... more »

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Ranked #30 of 56 Cultural in Macau
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