Located on the highest hill of Macau Peninsular, Guia Fortress is a 17th-century colonial military fort. Also referred to as Fortaleza da Guia, the fort complex houses Guia Chapel and Guia Lighthouse. the first modern lighthouse on the Chinese coast. It is worth visiting for the sweeping panoramic view of the Macau Peninsula.
Guia Fortress has been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a part of the Historic Centre of Macau. One among the eight famous attractions of Macau, Guia Fort consists of barracks, an ammunition cache, a water cistern, commander’s house, a small art gallery and a storage area. Inside the fortress is an information gallery on the complex and the Chapel of Our Lady of Guia.
Being centrally located, a visit to Guia Fortress can be combined with Senado Square and St Paul’s Ruins.