Macau/Historic centre of Macau

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Introduction

The Historic Center 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 colorful colonial buildings and historical streets with some cobblestones. It was once 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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Keep Connected

Internet

Chinoy Express, Rua dos Mercadores. A cheap and fast internet cafe ($5/hr) right near Rua da Felicidade.

Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

Macau's international dialing prefix is 853.

Macau has excellent mobile phone coverage. Macau has both GSM 900/1800 and 3G 2100 networks. Check with your operator. Phone plans stemming from the Mainland require proper set-up for use outside of the Mainland.

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