+86-773-5858306 About Us Contact Us

Barrier Gate of Macao

Barrier Gate of Macao Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Barrier Gate of Macao or Portas do Cerco Macao is located at the northern most point of Macao.

Barrier Gate of Macao is the historic parting between the Chinese mainland and the Macao peninsula. Originally conceived as the barrier by the colonial Portuguese rulers to obstruct cultural and political exchanges between the people of China and Macao.

This Macao Gate was made of granite stones traditionally marked the border between this former colonial possession of Portugal and China. Erected in 1870 to thwart the impeding Chinese nationalistic upsurge from inflowing to Macao, this Barrier Gate of Macao is now maintained as a small park. A quote of Sun Yat Sen, the father of Chinese nationalism, "Honor your country for your country is watching you" is well engraved in the stone walls of the gate.

Brief Introduction
Barrier Gate of Macao is now the chief attraction in Macao. The restructured of Macao Barrier Gate Square is decorated with fountains at the center amidst green plants. The azure tiles at the side walls jointly with the sonnet of the Portuguese Poet, Camoes portray the history of Macao. This specimen of history is surrounded by modern buildings on both side housing immigration and customs. The gate remains open from 7 am to midnight for the tourists. Tourists can the Border Gate Square through the escalators, elevators and stair cases linked with the new underground passenger terminal.

Macao Barrier Gate or Portas do Cerco Macao is now a must in the Macao sightseeing tour.

Traffic:

Can be reached by taxi or bus No.25.

DCT Tips:

Recommended time for a visit: one hour.

Discover China Tours offers you the latest photos on hottest scenic spots, and photos which you must not miss out.
Macao--Barrier Gate of Macao

Discover China Tours offers you the latest photos on hottest scenic spots, and photos which you must not miss out.

Macao--Barrier Gate of Macao

Discover China Tours offers you the latest photos on hottest scenic spots, and photos which you must not miss out.

Macao--Barrier Gate of Macao

Travel Packages

China Tour Guide

What to See in Yangshuo for a Whole Year

Still hesitate to choose the best travel time? Just come here whenever you like. Sightseeing or adventure, you can get both of them in Yangshuo! When you come, you heart will never leave....

Submit