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Chinese Octagonal Pavilion Library

Built in the 1920’s, this was Macau’s first Chinese library and the first library opened to the public. It was built with funds raised by the community to help promote literacy in the Chinese community. Its full name is the Reading Room of the Macau Chamber of Commerce, but it is more commonly known as the ‘Octagonal Library’, or ‘Octagonal Pavilion Library’.

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Monte Forte

Monte Fort (Fortaleza do Monte, 大炮台), or the ‘Fortress of Our Lady of the Mount of St. Paul’ is the historical military centre of Macau.

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Leal Senado

Overlooking Senado Square, Leal Senado (Loyal Senate) was the seat of the Portuguese government in Macau.

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Macau Science Centre

Centro de Ciência de Macau, 澳門科學館

Opened in 2009 by the Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Macau Science Centre contains a range of interactive exhibits, including a 3D planetarium, aimed at science education.

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Macau Tower

Standing proud between Sai Van Lake and the South China Sea, the Macau Tower (Centro de Convenções e Entretenimento da Torre de Macau, 澳門旅遊塔會展娛樂中心) is a great destination for adventure, entertainment or just a stroll along the sea front.

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