Located in Coloane, in the southern coast of the island in Macau, this famous chapel was built in 1928. Amongst the places of many tourists’ attractions in Coloanne, this church holds a distinct place and also stands adjoining another historic landmark, which is a victory monument held in honour of a win over the pirates. There’s more to the church than what meets the eye. It used to contain some of the most historic relics belonging to South East Asia, including the remains of several Japanese Catholic priests who succumbed to the Nagasaki disaster in 1957.
At a glance the church can be seen as Mustard coloured old building built in what is known as the Baroque style and a combination of Portugese as well as Chinese architecture. Most tourists find its ambience most heavenly and peaceful and predisposing for many an hour of religious repose within its walls. The statues within the church walls tell their own story of the church’s history while one can also browse the guide for more specific historic details. The cream and white exterior of the church is in keeping with its contemporary buildings and the bell tower that is at the pediment of the church is another engaging element of the structure. The elliptical windows of the church add more character to the building. Today as the chapel functions as parish church of Macau and attracts thousands of devotees, the plaza opposite the church offers an engaging array of refreshments within its many restaurants.
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