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Macau Attractions

A-Ma Temple of Macau Also Known as Barra Temple

The Macau A-Ma temple was built in the 15th century, also called Barra Temple,
is situated halfway up the western slope of Barra Hill. consists of the Gate Pavilion, the Memorial Arch, the
Prayer Hall, the Hall of Benevolence, the Hall of Guanyin, and Zhengjiao
Chanlin (a Buddhist pavilion), each forming a small part of the well-ordered
complex which sits in perfect harmony with the natural environment.

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19 Attractions in the San Lazaro District

St. Lazarus Parish (Port. Freguesia de São Lázaro) is an east-central region of Macau Peninsula. It is the smallest sub-district. It is surrounded by Our Lady Fatima Parish, St. Anthony Parish, and Cathedral Parish. One-third of its region is covered by Guia Hill (Portuguese: Colina da Guia). The south is a commercial district, central common residential district, north and east are high-rise buildings. Only 3% of factories in Macau are here.

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St. Lawrence District Attractions: Macau South West

St. Lawrence Parish (Freguesia de São Lourenço) is a southwestern area of the Macau Peninsula. It is surrounded by water on all sides except north, where it neighbours Cathedral Parish. Penha Hill and Barra Hill are to the south. The Portuguese governor building and current administrative buildings is located here. The hillsides contain luxurious residential villas.

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Top Attractions at Coloane Island

Coloane Island is the southernmost island of Macau, just south of Taipa and Cotai Strip , and east of Hengqin Island of Zhuhai in Guangdong province, PRC. Covering an area of 8.07 square kms and 4 kms long, the island is about 5.6 km from the Macau Peninsula.

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St. Anthony Parish Attractions MACAU NORTHWEST DISTRICT

St. Anthony Parish (Port. Freguesia de Santo António) is a freguesia on the western portion of the Macau Peninsula. The district includes Sha Gong (沙崗); San Kio (新橋); and Patane (沙梨頭). It has the highest population density in Macau (98,776 persons per km²). The entire area is reclaimed from the sea. It is north of Cathedral Parish, south of Our Lady Fatima Parish, west of St. Lazarus Parish, and east of Inner Harbour.

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Our Lady of Fatima Macau Top Attractions

Our Lady of Fatima Parish is composed of Ilha Verde (青洲, Green Island); Toi San (台山 Table Hill); Hipódromo (Hippodrome, 馬場 Horse Farm); Areia Preta (Black Sand, 黑沙環 Black-sand Ring); Mong Ha (望廈 View Amoy), the Treaty of Wanghia was signed here; Bairro Fai Chi Kei (筷子基 Chopsticks Base); Portas do Cerco (關閘 Border Gate); and Iao Hon (祐漢 Blessing the Han).

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Top Macau Attractions

Here are the top Macau Attractions. With over 400 years of Portuguese settlement and 1000s of Chinese history, plus the modern development of Macau as an entertainment and meeting place, the innumerable attractions of this world city range from ancient heritage sites to modern buildings and shows. So many things to do in Macau.

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Top Attractions at Coloane Island

Coloane Island is the southernmost island of Macau, just south of Taipa and Cotai Strip , and east of Hengqin Island of Zhuhai in Guangdong province, PRC. Covering an area of 8.07 square kms and 4 kms long, the island is about 5.6 km from the Macau Peninsula.

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St. Anthony Parish Attractions MACAU NORTHWEST DISTRICT

St. Anthony Parish (Port. Freguesia de Santo António) is a freguesia on the western portion of the Macau Peninsula. The district includes Sha Gong (沙崗); San Kio (新橋); and Patane (沙梨頭). It has the highest population density in Macau (98,776 persons per km²). The entire area is reclaimed from the sea. It is north of Cathedral Parish, south of Our Lady Fatima Parish, west of St. Lazarus Parish, and east of Inner Harbour.

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A-Ma Temple of Macau Also Known as Barra Temple

The Macau A-Ma temple was built in the 15th century, also called Barra Temple,
is situated halfway up the western slope of Barra Hill. consists of the Gate Pavilion, the Memorial Arch, the
Prayer Hall, the Hall of Benevolence, the Hall of Guanyin, and Zhengjiao
Chanlin (a Buddhist pavilion), each forming a small part of the well-ordered
complex which sits in perfect harmony with the natural environment.

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Macau Heritage Travel Guide – City Historic Centre

Macau’s Heritage is founded on the “Historic Centre of Macao”, the product of over 400 years of cultural exchange between the West and China. Mainly architectural and predominantly European, the heritage sites provides a link to the West while being complety asian.

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Top Macau Attractions

Here are the top Macau Attractions. With over 400 years of Portuguese settlement and 1000s of Chinese history, plus the modern development of Macau as an entertainment and meeting place, the innumerable attractions of this world city range from ancient heritage sites to modern buildings and shows. So many things to do in Macau.

Read More

19 Attractions in the San Lazaro District

St. Lazarus Parish (Port. Freguesia de São Lázaro) is an east-central region of Macau Peninsula. It is the smallest sub-district. It is surrounded by Our Lady Fatima Parish, St. Anthony Parish, and Cathedral Parish. One-third of its region is covered by Guia Hill (Portuguese: Colina da Guia). The south is a commercial district, central common residential district, north and east are high-rise buildings. Only 3% of factories in Macau are here.

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