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Historic Centre of Macau, Macau

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
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. Use our Macau trip itinerary builder app to add Historic Centre of Macau and other attractions to your Macau vacation plans.
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  • There is only one word for this site, "MUST SEE no-1" in Macau. Every tourism area, city, country has a local characteristic, a symbol for the place. 'Ruin of St. Paul' College is a brand-mark of...  more »
  • We booked a tour of the historic centre of Macau but found it too rushed to appreciate fully. The short time we were there gave us a wonderful experience of a Portuguese-Chinese blend. We recommend...  more »

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