The Pooi To Middle School’s primary and kindergarten section was originally a three-story neoclassical building constructed between 1910 and 1920.
The school was originally named Pooi To Women’s
The Macau Government Headquarters, formerly Governor’s Palace, has been the official office of the Chief Executive of Macau since 1999. Built in 1849 by architect Tomás de Aquino for Alexandrino
Built in 1848, Rua Central (Central Street) connects the busy Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro (San Ma Lou) to the Rua de São Lourenço and Travessa do Paiva, at the back
Over 40 years has passed between these two photographs of Camões Square (Praça de Luís de Camões). The square at Saint Anthony’s Parish, which faces St. Anthony’s Church, was
The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu. The temple is located in São Lourenço Parish, in an area known as the Barra District. Built
The Lai Chi Vun shipyard was part of Macau’s industrial heritage, existing for centuries, focusing on building fishing vessels for the neighboring regions. The SAR’s shipbuilding industry was said
Governor Nobre de Carvalho Bridge is a dual-lane two-way bridge connecting the Macau Peninsula around Ferreira do Amaral Square to the island of Taipa at the northern slope of Taipa
Built back in the 1920s, the Octagonal Pavilion Library was the first Chinese library in Macau, and also the first public library. It was built with funds raised by
Located at the highest point of Guia Hill, next to the Guia Lighthouse, a mast is used for hoisting typhoon signals to warn the public about the severity of
Designed and built at the beginning of the 1960s by Alfred Victor Jorge Alvares, a Portuguese architect based in Hong Kong, Hotel Estoril was opened on November 15,
The Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, commonly known by its Chinese “short name” San Ma Lo (New Road), is the main avenue in the heart of the Peninsula.
Photo credit: Pedro Castro Silva, 1994
The first formal border crossing between Macau and China was built in 1573. After several modifications and repairs, it finally gave way to
The Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady, better known in Portuguese as Catedral Sé, was originally built in 1576 as a small wooden chapel. In 1623, it
A trip down memory lane. This historical photo was taken during the 1970s and shows how Rua do Tarrafeiro has changed.
The street was given its
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