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Historic Centre of Macau, Macau

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Journey through the diverse and dynamic history of the region in Historic Centre of Macau, a collection of over 20 cultural and historical sites. Stroll down the main historic street and visit the numerous old buildings, displaying colonial Portuguese and Chinese architectural styles in varying contrasts and combinations. Town squares, churches, and temples offer showcase routes into the colonial era in Macau, with each site offering a wealth of information on panels and signs. There are a range of historical tour options available. Added to the World Heritage List in 2005, the area stands as a testament to the co-existence and appropriation of two distinct cultural, architectural, aesthetic, and technological influences. The site represents one of the earliest and best-maintained examples of the meeting of China and the West. Use our Macau trip itinerary builder app to add Historic Centre of Macau and other attractions to your Macau vacation plans.
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  • I love Portugal and visit the colonial remains of this country, than Macau was on my list, but now I think, it was a waist of time. The ruins of church was the only thing here, to show the Portuguese....  more »
  • Special Lighting for celebration in Macau. The Ruins of Saint Paul's (Chinese: 大三巴牌坊; Portuguese: Ruínas de São Paulo) are the ruins of a 17th-century Catholic religious complex in Santo António...  more »
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