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Historic Centre of Macau, Macau

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Historic Walking Area
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. Our Macau tourist route planner makes visiting Historic Centre of Macau and other Macau attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • There´s a reason for the UNESCO World Heritage designation. There are truly original examples of the old Portuguese colonial style buildings here which are gradually filling with modern Chinese activi...  more »
  • Get to this place by taxi, bus or free casino bus to Lisboa and then walk about 15 minutes. The place is quite a gathering for tourists where they come here to 1) eat the most famous pork buger and wa...  more »
  • Be sure to visit in the early morning before the crowds. There is so much history around this square, which is known locally as "San Ma Lo". You can have noodles at Wong Chi Kei or explore Leal Senado...  more »