Macau

Border couriers, Zhuhai – 边境走私, 珠海

Always lurking around the stairs to the lower levels of Gongbei Underground, these professionals are a helping hand dodging border restrictions at Gongbei’s Port.

Macanese customs

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Portuguese pavement, Macau – 葡式碎石路, 澳門

The Historic Centre of Macau is a place where the Portuguese Empire still echoes in many ways, especially in the streets and the architecture of the oldest buildings because the tongue and the citizens of are long-gone. One of the last gifts of the metropolis to the colony is the Portuguese pavement (Calçada Portuguesa – 葡式碎石路).

Portuguese pavement, Macau

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Ruins of Saint Paul’s, Macau – 大三巴牌坊, 澳門

One of the main attractions in Macau are the ruins of Ruins of St. Paul’s (大三巴牌坊), a must-see landmark in the city, maybe the most iconic.

Ruins of St. Paul's

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Portuguese egg tarts – 蛋挞, 葡式蛋撻

Portuguese egg tarts (蛋挞, literally meaning egg tart) are a typical pastry from Macao with origin in the colonial past of the city, and nowadays, a dessert with presence all over Asia.

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Saint Dominic’s Church, Macau – 玫瑰堂, 澳門

Macau was the first and most important outpost of Christianity through its expansion in Asia, and still nowadays there are reminders of this past power all over the city.

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