Leal Senado (Municipal Council), Macau

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Go back in time and visit Leal Senado (Municipal Council), a World Heritage Site that once served as the seat of the Portuguese government during the colonial era. The "loyal senate" here is noted as having refused to accept Spanish authority during the Spanish occupation of Portugal. Constructed in 1784, the building features a smooth, structured Plain Portuguese style. Highlights of the decorated interior include elaborate carvings on the wall of the library, which houses more than 50,000 books, and a gallery with rotating art exhibits. Stroll through the blue-tiled courtyard, tip your hat to the bust of the famous Portuguese poet Luis de Camoes, and relax in the small garden in the back. Make Leal Senado (Municipal Council) part of your personalized Macau itinerary using our Macau trip planner .
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  • There are a lot of souvenirs and restaurants. There are nice buildings and colorful buildings. I went there many times during my trip.
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  • "Senado Square" is one of the retro buildings that stand across the road. The front is white and prominent, and the front was marked with the city government office INSTITUTO PARA OS ASSUNTOS MUNICIPAIS. Depending on the time of day, the interior was open to the public. It was the origin of the name of "Senado Square".
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