The A-Ma Temple is one of the oldest temples in Macau and is visited a lot by people looking to explore its heritage and history or by devotees who are seeking peace.
A Brief History
The temple was constructed in 1488 during the rule of the Ming Dynasty in commemoration of Mazu; the sacred sea goddess. Fishermen pray to her before embarking on fishing trips.
A Great Destination
The temple comes highly recommended by Macau five star hotels as part of their must-see places, especially resorts like Hotel Okura Macau because of the beauty and peace of the destination. The temple offers spectacular views and is a masterclass in ancient Ming architecture.
Profound Chinese Culture
The temple is made up of six parts and is guarded by stone lions. A statue of Mazu is worshipped in a winding hall which is believed the hall with the longest history. The temple is said to be rich in Chinese culture and heritage.
How to Get There
In order to get to A-Ma Temple, you can take many routes and many buses as well as the metro. The entrance is free, and the temple is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.