Dom Pedro V Theatre, Macau

The Dom Pedro V Theatre, situated at Largo de Santo Agostinho,St. Lawrence Parish, Macau, China. It is one of the first western-style theatres in China. The theater is an important landmark in the region and remains a venue for important public events and celebrations today. The Dom Pedro V Theatre was built in 1860 by local Portuguese to commemorate their reigning king, Peter V. The theater is neo-classical in design, incorporating a portico front on a rectilinear plan. Its current façade was added in 1873. The building is 41.5 metres long and 22 metres wide. It used to be a regular meeting place for the Portuguese and Macanese people living in Macau.

Apart from being a theatre,it features a balllrom,a study room and a Billiard room.

Hosted the Italian opera Madama Butterfly's premiere in Asia.

Was used as a refugee shelter in the second world war.

Undergone various reconstructions throughout its history.It discontinued operating and was left unused for almost two decades due to structural corrosion by termites before reopened in 1993 after large scale renovations.

In 2005, the theater became one of the designated sites of the Historic Centre of Macau enlisted on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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