VENUES


 

Dom Pedro V Theatre
 

Address: Largo de Santo Agostinho
Buses: 3, 3A, 4, 6, 8A, 18A, 19, 26A, 33 (Get off at Av. de Almeida Ribeiro and walk up to the venue – around 10 minutes.)

Built in 1860, the Dom Pedro V was the first Western-style theatre in all of China. It has survived as a highly significant cultural landmark in the context of the local Macanese community and remains a venue for important public events and celebrations.



 



St. Dominic's Church
 

Address: Rua de S. Domingos
Buses: 2, 3, 3A, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18A, 19, 21A, 26A, 33 (Get off at Av. de Almeida Ribeiro and walk to the venue - around 5 minutes)

Founded in 1587 by three Spanish Dominican priests who originally came from Acapulco in Mexico, this church is also connected to the Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary. The bell tower, at the back of the building, has been modified to allow the setting up of a small Museum of Sacred Art, now exhibiting a collection of around 300 artifacts.

 


 

Mount Fortress
 


Address: No. 112, Praceta do Museu de Macau
Buses: 8, 17, 18, 18A, 19, 26 (Get off at Praça Luís Camões and walk up to the venue – around 15 minutes); 3, 3A, 4, 6, 8A,18A, 19, 26A, 33 (Please get off at Av. de Almeida Ribeiro and walk up to the venue - around 20 minutes)

Built in 1617 and completed in 1626, the Fortress of Our Lady of the Mount of St. Paul is widely known by Macao residents as Mount Fortress. The fortress covers an area of approximately 8,000 square metres, in the shape of a trapezoid. In the old days, the fortress was the core of the defence system of Macao. Together with other forts, they formed a wide defence web covering both the eastern and western coasts.



 

St. Lazarus’ Church


Address: Rua de João de Almeida
Buses: 2, 2A, 5, 9, 9A, 12, 16, 22, 25, 25X, 28C (Get off at Jardim Lou Lim Ioc and walk to the venue - around 5 minutes)

St. Lazarus’ Church was built between 1557 and 1560 and is one of the three oldest churches in Macao. It was the city’s first cathedral, after the establishment of Macao’s diocese (1576). At the time, the church was located on the outskirts of the city and it flanked a hospital for lepers, earning it the name “Church of Lepers”.



 

Macao Cultural Centre

Address: Av. Xian Xing Hai s/n, NAPE, Macau
Buses: 3A, 8, 10A, 12, 17 (Get off at Centro Cultural de Macau or NAPE / Centro Cultural.)

The Macao Cultural Centre, one of the city’s cultural landmarks, offers professionally equipped venues and facilities for local and overseas performing groups. Presenting a diverse array of performances and workshops, the MCC plays an important role in enhancing the quality of life in Macao.