It´s the largest fort remaining in Macau and was built from 1617 to 1626. It provides some great views of surrounding environs because of its elevation.
Largo do Senado
Largo de Senado is a beautiful cobblestoned pavilion, and is a great place to start your explorations of Macau. It has a lot of character and is a good place to find places to shop, eat, or drink.
The church, made of taipa and wood, was brilliantly decorated and furnished, according to early travelers.Related to:
From the main road to the church of St. Dominic, the pavement extends to the ruins of St. Paul's, making the heart of the city a pedestrian paradise.Related to:
two official languages
Chinese and Portuguese are the two official languages, with Cantonese the most widely spoken. English is Macau's third language and is generally used in trade, tourism and commerce.Related to:
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The 3700m2, Largo do Senado...
The 3700m2, Largo do Senado square is paved with a wave-patterned mosaic of coloured stones, created by Portuguese experts.Related to:
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The main town square
Take a walk around the main square. It is sooo very colonial looking compared to it's close neighbors, Hong Kong and China.....Related to:
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Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Memorial House
This house was originally the Macau residence of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, founder of the Republic of China. He used this house from time-to-time until his death on Mar.12,1925.Related to:
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The inner harbour is a busy place with both large craft and traditional old sampans alike zig zagging their courses.
Another church for you to take a look at! :) We just stumbled upon this one. Then went across the street to get a coke and head on to a bus.
The Garden Lou Lim Iok is the...
The Garden Lou Lim Iok is the place where you can find many lotus flower in Summer.
See the Goddess of Mercy in...
See the Goddess of Mercy in waterfront. Near this statue, it's Cultural Centre.
Senate Square (Largo do Senado)
It is the main square in downtown Macau with its pavement of coloured Portuguese mosaic stones. The big outdoor activity and events usual hold here. Vehicles are generally NOT allowed into the area
Macau's population 438,000...
Macau's population 438,000 residents as of 31 December 2000, with about 96% of the population Chinese and 4% Portuguese, Europeans and from other countries.
If you go behind the facade of...
If you go behind the facade of St. Paul's you can see the graves of exhumed priests. If you go farther back there is a crypt. This is a poor photo...sorry.
We stayed in the Metropark Hotel for two nights. We know the area it is located in well as we have...more
Rua do Visconde Paco de Arcos, Macau, Macau Region, China
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