Guia Lighthouse, Guia Fortress, Macau

The Guia Fortress is a 17th-century colonial military fort, chapel, and lighthouse complex. It is in the St. Lazarus Parish, Concelho de Macau, Macau.

The complex is part of the UNESCO Historic Centre of Macau World Heritage Site.

Lighthouse

The lighthouse was constructed between 1864 and 1865, the first western style lighthouse in east Asia or on the China coast. The lighthouse stands at Guia Hill, which stands at 91.4 metres (300 ft) tall, and has a light visible for some 20 miles in clear weather conditions. The complex was built upon the highest point on Macau, Guia Hill, and named after the same location. Today, the site is a tourist destination.

  • Macau Light House, Macau
  • 澳门东望洋炮台Macau Guia Fortress Macau Guia Fortress (including Guia Chapel & Lighthouse)
  • 松山灯塔和教堂
  • Impression of Macau - Guia Fortress & Lighthouse
  • Guia lighthouse
  • historic church

Country:
China
Rating:
8
Latitude:
22,196522
Longitude:
113,5496181
Wikipedia:
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    Guia Fortress, Macau

    The Guia Fortress is a 17th-century colonial military fort, chapel, and lighthouse complex. It is in the St. Lazarus Parish, Concelho de Macau, Macau.