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Guia Fortress, Macau

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Head up to the city's highest point to see Guia Fortress, a 17th century hilltop fortress. The fort and chapel were built between 1622 and 1638 during the times of Portuguese colonial rule, the buildings display a distinctly Iberian architectural style. The lighthouse here, constructed later between 1864 and 1865, was the first Western-style lighthouse in east Asia, and it offers extensive views of the city below. The whole complex forms part of the Historic Centre of Macau World Heritage Site, with its distinctive, well-preserved architecture and impressive frescoes. For Guia Fortress and beyond, use our Macau driving holiday planner to get the most from your Macau vacation.
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  • The cable car ride up to the lighthouse, built on top of a small hill that went beautiful. From here you can imagine the look of the old Macau was fun to watch
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  • Only a slight uphill climb, you can see a good view. Many people who enjoy strolling around.
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  • There is no fortress that overlooks the climbs in the see city view. Just a short walk from the Centre of the appropriate transportation somewhat to get made if less mix Denis dreaded. Antique stone staircase and Lighthouse views, wedding shoot scenes often.
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