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40 Sights
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A-Ma Temple

A-Ma Temple already existed before the city of Macao came into being. It consists of the Gate Pavilion, the Memorial Arch, the Prayer Hall, the Hall of Benevolence, the Hall of Guanyin...

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Chapel of St. Michael

Set in the beautiful, landscaped Catholic Cemetery, this small chapel, built in 1875, is one of the best maintained buildings in Macao. Its exterior is painted green and white. A...

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Hong Kung Temple

The Hong Kung Temple is consecrated to a mix of Buddhist gods and Taoist deities. Allegedly, the residents of the district found a wooden sculpture of Duke Hong floating in the waters...

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Kun Iam Tong

This Buddhist temple dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy was founded in the 13th century and the present buildings date from 1627. It is one of the biggest and wealthiest of Macao's temples...

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Lin Fong Temple

(Temple of Lotus) Built in 1592 and most regularly restored, this Temple of the Lotus has a fine facade of intricate clay bas-relief carved in the 19th century depicting historical...

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Lin Kai Temple

(Stream of Mourning Temple) Dating from the 17th century, this temple occupies a square off Estrada do Repouso in the Patane district, where a regular flea market is held. The temple...

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Our Lady of Sorrows Church

This small church was built in 1966 to serve the needs of the settlement of Ka Ho, where the families of cured lepers and a few new cases live. It has a magnificent bronze crucifix over...

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Pak Tai Temple in Taipa

As one of the remarkable temples in Taipa, Pak Tai Temple has a rich history stretching back to 160 years ago, according to a stele with carved inscription in the temple. A worship pavilion...

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Pou Tai Sin Un

Pou Tai Sin Un on Taipa Island is one of the best-endowed and most picturesque temples in Macao. Inside the main hall sits the largest Buddha statue in Macao. This Bronze statue, including...

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Protestant Chapel

To serve Macao's small Protestant minority this chapel is appropriately situated in the cemetery where 150 British and American graves recall the days of the foreign trading and...

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Sam Seng Temple in Coloane

Built in the 4 th year of the reign of Emperor Tongzhi (1865), the Temple is small in scale . From the couplet of the entrance, you may learn about the history of the island, which was once...

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St. Lawrence's Church

Built by the Jesuits in the mid-16th century, this is one of the three oldest churches in Macao. Its present appearance and scale was acquired in 1846. Situated on the southern coastline...

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St. Lazarus Church

The first building on this site was the Hermitage of Our Lady of Hope, or more popularly St. Lazarus, established in 1570 to serve lepers. At the same time a settlement for lepers was...

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Tam Kong Temple

This temple, with a fine toll roof decorated with porcelain figures, is dedicated to Tam Kong, a Taoist god of seafarers. Beside his image, the temple contains a four feet long model...

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Tin Hau Temple in Taipa

It’s widely believed to be one of the oldest known temples on the island. There’s no way to locate the exact year it was built, but should be no later than 1785. It is because...