Thursday, October 2, 2008

Dom Pedro V Theatre

Dom Pedro V Theatre , situated at ''Largo de Santo Agostinho'', Macau, is one of the first western-style theatres in China. The theatre is an important landmark in the region and remains a venue for important public events and celebrations today. The Dom Pedro V Theatre was built in 1860 by local Portuguese to commemorate their reigning king, . The theatre is neo-classical in design, incorporating a portico front on a rectilinear plan.

In 2005, the theater became one of the designated sites of the Historic Centre of Macau enlisted on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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