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Avenida de
Almeida Ribeiro

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Avenida de
Almeida Ribeiro

Also known as San Ma Lo means "New Road". This name was widespread after 1918 when buildings and hills alongside was being altered or demolished for the construction of the avenue. It hosts a mix of European and Chinese styled buildings along its length.

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Senado Square

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Senado Square

This is one of the four largest squares in Macao. During the era of Portuguese control this is where the local authorities used to review the troops on their inaugurations. In the early 1990s, the authority hired some Portuguese experts to pave the square with a wave-patterned mosaic of coloured stones. From then on this area has become a popular place for cultural activities.

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Calcada de S. Paulo

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Calcada de S. Paulo

Stroll through the lively market on your way to the famous landmark, Ruins of St. Paul’s. Admire the traditionally-styled rosewood Chinese furniture, porcelain wares, bronze wares, wood carvings and Chinese paintings while tasting their famous pastries and dim sums.

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Be prepared to sweat a little as you climb up steep set of steps to the fort on the highest mountain in Macao and be rewarded by 360 degree view of Macao. The fort was created in 1617, stood high in the center of Macao, acting as a strategic point and functioning to protect the Church of St. Paul.

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Rua do Cunha

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Rua do Cunha

Named after the famous Portuguese explorer Tristão da Cunha, this narrow pedestrian street is lined with a range of traditional Macanese pastries and snacks. There is also the famous restaurant "O Santos" Comida Portuguesa which is known as Macao's most authentic Portuguese restaurant.

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Calcada das Verdades

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Calcada das Verdades

This is where the Na Tcha Temple located. It was built in homage to the child god of war in 1888. It is located behind the Ruins of St. Paul’s, so do pay a visit to this Chinese folk religion temple which is enlisted on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Rua da Felicidade

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Rua da Felicidade

Meaning ‘the street of joy’. Macao’s Happiness Street, is about as traditionally Chinese as one can get. It is distinctive because of its small Chinese-style shuttered terraces. These two-storey homes that line the street, painted mostly in traditional Chinese red, make it both a scenic and photogenic place to come for a stroll.

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Walk down the street and feel like you are back in the 1940s. Visit their weekend market, indulge your taste buds and eat like a local. The night market starts from an entry point of Rua de Cinco de Outubro and ends in a small square in front of Hong Kung Temple, opens every Sat and Sun from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

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Rua de Sao Lourenco

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Rua de Sao Lourenco

Named after St. Laurence Church, one of the three oldest churches in Macao. It is an old industrial and commercial mixed area. The east coast is the cargo terminal and the southern side has the largest container terminal in Macao. You will find the Portuguese governor building and current administrative buildings located here.

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