02 Apr 19

Macau’s New Eight Scenic Spots

After a 54-day global poll, conducted online by the Macau government’s Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture in collaboration with other official local bodies, the results of the search…

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04 Oct 18

Macau’s most beautiful churches

One result of the unique multiculturalism of Macau is that its architecture fully reflects the city’s East-meets-West history. This is particularly true in locations around peninsular Macau,…

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10 Aug 18

Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre

A one-of-a-kind venue in Macau, Kun Iam was designed by Portuguese architect Cristina Rocha Leiria, and opened in 1999 on an artificial island connected to peninsular Macau…

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20 Jun 18

St Dominic’s Church

Founded in 1587 by three Spanish Dominican priests who came from Acapulco in Mexico, St Dominic’s Church in Largo de Sao Domingos is a Roman Catholic…

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20 Jun 18

St Augustine’s Square

St Augustine's Square, one of the most elegant European squares in Asia, marks the confluence of several buildings with cultural or architectural significance. The most prominent among them is St Augustine's Church – part of a monastery originally founded in 1586 by Spaniards…

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20 Jun 18

Mandarin’s House

Completed in 1869, and recently renovated, this historic 4,000 sq m residence in the Sao Lourenco parish of Macau Peninsula was the home of Zheng Guanying, a reformist and prominent literary figure.…

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20 Jun 18

Moorish Barracks

Another Macau building with an intriguing history, this striking yellow and white structure – adhering to neoclassical ideals while also integrating Mughal architectural elements – was completed in 1874 according to the blueprint of its Italian architect Cassuto.…

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16 Jun 18

Senado Square

A sprawling, paved, pedestrian-only plaza covering a total area of 3,700 sq m, Senado (“senate” in Portuguese) Square is one of the principal focal points of the World Heritage-listed Historic Centre…

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