Top 10 World Heritage Site Buildings in Macao

By Zhu Bochen
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- Leal Senado Building

This combination photo shows a view of the now-defunct Leal Senado (the local government under Portuguese colonial rule) in Macao on Nov. 4, 1999, and a lion dance performance at the Senado Square in front of the Municipal Affairs Bureau in Macao, south China on Feb. 7, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

Before this Portuguese building was built, there was a Chinese pavilion on this site where officials of the Qing Dynasty and Portugal negotiated trade agreements. The land was purchased by the Portuguese in 1784 to build Leal Senado (Loyal Senate) and then it became the Portuguese political center in Macao.

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