Macau Heritage Sites in Pictures Vol. 1

In 2005, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or more commonly know as UNESCO has inscribed The Historic Centre of Macau as a World Heritage Site.  The Historic Centre of Macau is comprising of 30 well-preserved sites in the old city of Macau, 30 living testaments of the fusion of the East and the West cultures.  The delegation of the site as a World Heritage has made it the 31st site in China to be granted this status.

The Historic Centre of Macau varies as it comprises of temples, churches, squares and fortresses.  Macau government’s effort on preserving the sites had paid off well because Macau is now considered one of the largest travel destinations in the world.

And here are the first 15 Macau Heritage Sites in pictures.

 1.  A-Ma Temple

A-Ma Temple

Bus Routes:  1, 2, 5, 6B, 7, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 21A, 26, 28B, MT4, N3

2.  Barra Square

Barra Square

Bus Routes:  1, 2, 5, 6B, 7, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 21A, 26, 28B, MT4, N3

3.  Moorish Barracks

 

Moorish Barracks

Bus Routes:  18, 28B

4.  Mandarin’s House

Mandari House

Bus Routes:  9, 16, 18, 28B

5.  Lilau Square

Lilau Square

Bus Routes:  9, 16, 18, 28B

6.  St. Lawrence’s Church

St. Lawrence Church

Bus Routes:  9, 16, 18, 28B

7.  St. Joseph’s Seminary and Church

St. Joseph Seminary

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

8.  St. Augustine’s Square

St. Augustine's Square

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

9.  St. Augustine’s Church

St. Augustine's Church

 

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

10.  Dom Pedro V Theatre

Don Pedro V Theatre

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

11.  Sir Robert Ho Tung Library

Sir Robert Ho Tung Library

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

12.  “Leal Senado” Building

Leal Senado Building

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

13.  Senado Square

Senado Square

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

14.  Sam Kai Vui Kun Temple (Kuan Tai Temple)

Sam Kai Vui Kun temple

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

15.  Holy House of Mercy

Holy House of Mercy

Bus Routes:  2, 3, 3A, 3X, 4, 5, 6A, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33, N1A, N1B, N3

Please check out my next post for the Volume 2 of Macau Heritage Site.  Here is the link:  Macau Heritage Sites in Pictures Vol. 2

 

 

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