Category: Heritage

Cozinha Aida

A friend of mine made a booking appointment with his skin allergic doctor one day; its almost impossible to look for a good parking spot, eventually ending up as his designated driver; Meantime, enjoying a decent Portuguese lunch next door. The missing Cozinha Aida Restaurant, which haven’t been there ten years ago, is located at Avenida de Sidonio Pais, right...

Sleeping Buddha Nan Shan Temple

Fuk Hing Street (Rua da Figueira) is located in the St Anthony’s Parish, from Rua dos Cavaleiros to Rua da Entena. It is a brick stone road mapping from the east to west; In Portuguese named Rua de Figueira. The temple adjacent to Fu Hing Street became one of the richest treasures of Macau’s Chinese Culture. It is also claimed...

San Kio Dawn Market

San Kio Macau belongs to a early developed districts. A lot of people would agree San Kio is the most interesting place ever. Within San Kio streets, most neighboring locals familiar with this “dawn market”; Mainly sell household furniture, housing deco and electrical appliances. Nowadays appeared as special sightseeing spot. Its also a favorite spot for household employees, elderlies and...

The Bird’s Paradise Midnight Bakery

The Wheat Bakery located in Horta da Mitra, has been patronized them when young till now for more than thirty years; I believed many locals might not aware of this shop. Most products are home-made, mainly wholesaling local supermarkets within Macau like say Seng Cheong, Veng Kei supermarkets, etc; available for sale at specific period, which, they quite popular. As...

Chinese Bakery Fong Kei

Today while strolling around the streets of Rua da Cunha saw standing a long queue; that all goes to the century-old Pastelaria Fong Kei has attracted a group of young tourists from new generations. Since the outbreak of the epidemic, its quite rare to see such lively scenery at the Cunha Streets. Fong Kei Chinese Bakery Fong Kei Pastelaria originated...

Bird’s Paradise Continuing Food Search

Speaking of local street food, there are several shops start from neighboring street stalls to dine in great spots almost half a century. It is worthwhile mention it again here. Kung Chai Kei The Bird’s paradise at Rua da Colina established almost half a century since 1977 back then. The traditional hand crafted, silk pulling coffee and milk tea is...

The Mao Mao Birds Paradise

Bird Garden (Horta da Mitra) composes of ten or more in dozens small streets and alleyways, all interlinked with each other; the entire place fully embedded with slow and leisure atmospheric ambience during the day. From historical happenings shown the Bird’s Paradise was once a place where birds surrounding with fragrant flowers and blossoms. No wonder the former Portuguese communities...

St Miguel Arcanjo Cemetery

When speaking of St. Miguel’s Cemetery, not a lot of people might know about such place. However, after recalling the name “The old cemetery”, majority locals would then know about the spot right away. The name “St Michael” came from one of the archangels named Michael (Portuguese translation: St Miguel Arcanjo). According to the Catholic bible that recorded, Archangel Michael...

Ching Ming Ancestor’s Food Deliveries

Tomb sweeping during Ching Ming Festival and returning hometown worship family’s ancestor; Is one of the most important customs and traditional activities for most Chinese in Macau. Since majority of Macau resident’s ancestors originate from Mainland China mainly; thus most seniors and young generations need to go back their hometown for worships during Ching Ming Festivals each year. Ching Ming...

Portuguese Bakery

Portuguese Bakery is located in one of the hidden street corners; A very well known street named Beco do Sal “Salt Lane”. Yet which, that already existed from the 1950s onwards, a closeby alleyway directing to Rua da Praia do Manduco, a main street focusing on food tradings. When you see the street named “Salt”, everyone might aware already the...