The Senado Square or Largo do Senado is a spectacular public square in Macau and is situated in the middle area of the city’s peninsula. With a vicinity of about 3,700 square meters, the square is one of the four biggest Portuguese-style squares in Macau. In 2005, the Senado Square was named as part of the Historic Centre of Macau on UNESCO’S World Heritage List.
Its name comes from being in close proximity to the Leal Senado Building. During the time when the Portuguese took over Macau, the square was where Macau authorities reviewed troops and police officers during their inaugurations. In 1940, a statue of Mesquita was [Read more…]