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The Historic Centre of Macau is one the UNESCO World Heritage List. This place Macau owes to its numerous historic monuments, including the ruins of Saint Paul's Cathedral, a fortress and a lighthouse as well as colonial colourful buildings and historical streets with some cobblestones. But it also was a strategically located port and of importance in the development of international trade. It was under Portuguese administration from the mid-16th century until 1999, when it came under Chinese sovereignty.



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