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Templo de A-Ma

Templo de A-Ma Review

One of Macau's most picturesque temples is thought to be Macau's oldest building. Properly Ma Kok Temple but known to locals as simply A-Ma, the structure originated during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) and was influenced by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism, as well as local religions. Vivid red calligraphy on large boulders tells the story of the goddess A-Ma (also known as Tin Hau), the patron of fishermen. A small gate opens onto prayer halls, pavilions, and caves carved directly into the hillside.

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  • Address: Rua de São Tiago da Barra, Largo da Barra, Downtown, Macau
  • Hours: Daily 7–6
  • Location: Downtown Macau
Updated: 01-20-2013

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