Experience the Museum of Macao

2009-12-18 09:04 BJT

Special Report: Macao 10 Years On |


Macao has 21 museums, impressive for a a city less than 30 square kilometers. There is no better way to experience and learn about Macao's culture, history and people than to pay a visit to the Museum of Macao.

The moment you enter the Museum, you experience a place where East meets West. From religion to philosophy, culture to science, symbolic exhibits from China and 16th century Europe are displayed on both sides of the entrance.

Commercial and cultural relationships with different parts of the world is also exhibited in the museum. It's as if visitors travel back in time, to discover Macao's unique development.

The Museum of Macao is located at the Monte Fort, facing the ruins of St.Paul's cathedral. It's built inside the ancient Fortress and dates back to the beginning of the 17th century when it was built by Jesuits.

Editor: Liu Fang | Source: CCTV.com