The ruins of St Paul's Cathedral (built in 1602
and destroyed by fire in 1835)
Today, Macau is a kaleidoscopic mix of old and new. Here is a glimpse
of the old town, with a casino looming large in the background.
The entrance to the old Portuguese fort.
Old cannons stand guard at the fort.
The Grand Lisboa Casino looks on.
Old colonial buildings are today occupied by
souvenir shops and yes, a Starbucks.
Huge crowds roam the narrow streets of the old town.
Most of the visitors are from China and Hong Kong.
St. Dominic's Cathedral, another beautiful example
of Portuguese colonial architecture.
Bright lanterns on the street
The seamless blending of two cultures
Signs, including street names are both in Chinese and Portuguese.