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Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra | Southwest corner of Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Barra Square is one of the popular places to visit during the CNY holiday. There is much festive activity taking place on the square and you can also visit the important A-Ma Temple which is situated here. Another main reason for visiting Barra Square during...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A square in front of A-Ma Temple with a few Banyan trees and a small shop selling snacks, drinks and souvenirs.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is the sea-facing area around the front of A-Ma temple and houses the temple and the Maritime Museum. With its familiar Portuguese style paving, comfortable benches beneath shady trees and food stalls, the square is a favorite relaxing area for locals and tourists alike....More

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

For those who want to follow the dragon parade through the Historic Centre of Macau during on Chinese New Year day, this is a major stop where the 238-metre long dragon stops and curls into a large scale pattern. After ritual dance and music, much...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Perhaps my visit on the wrong day or time, it's tuesday morning anyway, besides crowds of tourists, not much stalls around this square.

Thank G8758ABwilliamc
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Barra square becomes like a small local market. This is outside a-ma temple. Generally place is crowded and both temple and square are on the city tour.

Thank ChauhanRuchi
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Barra Square is a decent place to spend time throughout the year. It is the location of the famous A Ma Temple, the Maritime Museum and nearby to good Portuguese and Macanese style restaurants. However, during Chinese New Year, the square really comes alive and...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Barra Square is right next to the A-Ma temple and sees many tourists, but it is limited in what it offers. Some street vendors for food and souvenirs which are fairly priced and a nice view of the water.

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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Each year during the Chinese New Year period, there is a pinwheel fair held at Barra Square, in the Southeast corner of the Macau Peninsula. This is a fun place to buy a traditional CNY pinwheel and joss sticks (incense sticks), which can be burned...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2012

We've spent time at Barra Square a few times over the years when visiting A-Ma Temple and enjoy this area of Macau Peninsula. We particularly enjoyed the environment during the Chinese New Year holiday this week. Many children where throwing firework "poppers" and there were...More

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