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Guia Fortress

Top of Dongwangyang Mountain, Wangdetang District, Macau, China
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A fortress and a lighthouse

There are three things to see. The fortress tower that oversee the sea, the small chapel with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cekeysh
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Jakarta, Indonesia
A bit of a climb but worth it for the view (especially if not smoggy)

Went to the fortress and certainly worth the effort (is a bit of climb but there is a very short... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
188petere
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Brisbane, Australia
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Top of Dongwangyang Mountain, Wangdetang District, Macau, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are three things to see. The fortress tower that oversee the sea, the small chapel with the unique mural, and a lighthouse.

Thank Cekeysh
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Went to the fortress and certainly worth the effort (is a bit of climb but there is a very short chairlift & you can drive to a carpark part of the way up). Has a lot of history of the fortress protecting Macau & accommodating...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were here again recently and found it to be a superb place to soak in the Macanese historical atmosphere and to learn a great deal about the Eurasian past of the City. The buildings are in good repair and the fine, hot weather guaranteed...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Guia Fortress activity - try to get the gate open for the prison barracks and walk the tunnels. Walk around the overall property and city views is a pleasant experience for historians and just for a nice day out with anyone or solo or the...More

Thank ExpatDaze
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It's a must. Although it's located a bit of a walk from the main touristic area but worth the views of old Macau and to the Cotai island. There is a nice small museum, some old cannons and park to walk around. Avoid on weekends!...More

Thank Artur D
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We took the Chong San Tram to get there. The fee is negligible, just $3 for back and forth. The view during the tram trip were nice. We enjoy to the quiet, relaxing natural environment when we were walking along the path to get to...More

Thank Arey C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We walked here from the city centre around 3-4pm. We got here just before the museum area closed. The display itself had information on the different typhoon signals that the fortress would display back in the day. We understand some of these symbols are still...More

Thank MC F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Great place visit. Especially if you arrive in Macau by ferry, this place will be the first destination since it is very close to the port. Two ways to get in and out. Cable car and walking. No entrance fee.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Historical fortress in Macau with not so many steps to reach by(75-150 steps) . At the top you will have the view of old macau

Thank Ahmad S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We got on shuttle of hotel we stayed they dropped us at Grand Hotel. So we walked to see this fortress on the hill. Took a long walk almost give up but the museum and the views from the fort's view point and the park...More

Thank koonpai
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Gillian C
25 October 2016|
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Response from MonkeyTourist23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there you might want to take a cab. Its everywhere and its extremely cheap !
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petroc
1 September 2015|
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Response from BradJill | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, the answer is no. You can walk up Calcado do Goia (street) past Hotel Guia and then up the street to the base of Guia Hill and Fortress attractions, but the rest of the walk is on cobblestoned walkways that are uneven... More
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