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nice outside

the building is old and renovated, looking good outside, but it is not possible to see it inside as... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
Piotr M
Warsaw, Poland
Very handsome building!

The Moorish Barracks is quite a striking and handsome building, set high above the street... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
Margaret E
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Feb 6, 2018
“nice outside”
Dec 21, 2017
“Very handsome building!”
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

It you get along accidentally, pop in, otherwise, it’s not worth it to go all the way. All in all the building looks not very attractive.

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

the building is old and renovated, looking good outside, but it is not possible to see it inside as it is occupied by some authorities, not far from A-Ma Temple

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The Moorish Barracks is quite a striking and handsome building, set high above the street. However, you are only able to see just the very first room of the interior, which contains some interesting nautical artifacts and a bit about its history (which is quite...More

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Designed by an Italian architect and located uphill from the A-Ma temple, the barracks were built in the second half of the nineteenth century to house an Indian Regiment brought in to reinforce the local Police force and now form a part of the Historic...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

It's quite far end of Macau and there's really nothing there but an office building that you can't enter. Don't bother to go.

Thank weiweiorchid
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

While visitors are limited to what can be visited inside the building, it is worth walking by to glimpse a part of Macau's association with the larger Portuguese Empire, as this building housed Portuguese Indian (from Goa) forces who made up part of the police...More

Thank Trevor1223
Reviewed February 8, 2016

During on Chinese New Year (CNY) Day (8 Feb 2016), the 238-metre dragon parades its way through the Historic Centre of Macau, making stops at specific landmark buildings, including the Moorish Barracks for a few minutes, allowing visitors some great photograph opportunities. The dragon passes...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed February 5, 2016

Even though it was built by an Italian Architect, it was constructed to accommodate the military from Goa in India. But is just like a building from Portugal was lifted out and placed in Macau! Well worth a visit, and it is on the historical...More

1  Thank Roger T
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Moorish Barracks is just behind A-ma temple and on one of the walking trip in historic entre of Macau... Apart from its historical signifance, nothing much to see there.. I got fascinated that Portuguese used to get lot of Navy guards from Goa ( India...More

Thank Deepthots
Reviewed January 26, 2012

We tried to visit the Moorish Barracks this past Chinese New Year to find that they were not open to the public. It was a bit disappointing to not see the inside of this attraction but we did enjoy walking around the long outside veranda...More

1  Thank BradJill
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