Built in 1860, the Dom Pedro V Theatre is located at St. Augustine’s Square and is the first Western-style theater built in China. To this date, the theater stands as a major cultural landmark of the community of Macau as it is occasionally used for public celebrations and events. The theater was built to commemorate King Dom Pedro V of Portugal and was the very first venue in Asia to stage the iconic “Madame Butterfly” of Puccini.
The theater is neo-classical in essence and is painted in a pale green color with matching dark green doors and windows. Its red roof [Read more…]