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Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco), Macau

Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco) - Macau, Macau
Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco)
Norte do Hipodromo, Macau, MacauMap
+853 2843 9310
Neighborhood: Macau Peninsula
Overview

Built in 1870, this imposing gateway marks the border between Macau and Mainland China. Its Portuguese name, "Porta do Cerco" which translates to "Gate of Siege", hints at the friction that has historically surrounded this border-crossing. Back in the days when communist China had virtually closed her borders, visitors used to come here in droves to look through the gate at the forbidden land. Today the border crossing is very busy and new buildings have been built to cope with the daily throng. There is also a handy tourist information office nearby, and the Sun Yat Sen Park.

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Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:15 AM to 01:00 PM, Monday to Sunday from 02:30 PM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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