Before being merged with Taipa and Macau, Coloane was a peaceful island with nice unspoilt beaches and several hotels to the south of Macau. Its main attraction is the pictoresque St Francis Javier chapel which was built in 1928. Other interesting sites are various Chinese temples dedicated to local deities. Until the early 20th century Coloane was a haven for pirates.

01 Fountain 02 Square and fountain 03 Couple in wedding dress 04 Stilt houses 05 Colonial style building
06 St Francis Javier chapel 07 St Francis Javier chapel 08 St Francis Javier chapel 09 St Francis Javier chapel 10 Inside the chapel 11 Inside the chapel
12 Chapel decorations 13 Chapel decorations 14 Tin hau chinese temple
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