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Lilau Square

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Spring water came from here

Lilua Square was an area where the first Portuguese settled, and a local woman found a natural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
puerto princesa
Drink from Lilau and you will never forget Macau!

Lilau Square is the location of the first Portuguese residential quarter in Macau and a decent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Macau, China
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“Spring water came from here”
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“Drink from Lilau and you will never forget Macau!”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lilua Square was an area where the first Portuguese settled, and a local woman found a natural spring there and provided water for the poor people. The area was renovated towards the end of last century and you will always see a few locals sitting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lilau Square is the location of the first Portuguese residential quarter in Macau and a decent place to pass by while browsing the UNESCO World Heritage attractions in the city centre. The original source of spring water in Macau was found at this location. Today,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LetsGoToMacau
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A moment of chill for a sip of water after a long walk with friends around the old town in Macau. It was nice.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a small peaceful square. There were some benches, which we sat on. As we had been walking and taking in all the sights and sounds of Macau, it was indeed a welcome relief to find the benches in this delightful square - so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I passed this square while walking from the chapel to the Casa do Mandarim. I walked through the R. do Lilau which is a small, but really charming road, to the square. The square is very peaceful and charming. You can buy a nice iced...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marjolijn F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

After visiting A Ma Temple, we went straight to Mandarin House. Since it's a long walk , we were happy to come across Lilau Square where we could sit down and relaxed for a while. It was a peaceful place and worth stopping by before...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DrZhivago1
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here at a small kiosk with tea and postcards and had some very good green tea. We also bought a few postcards and wrote them while drinking the tea and watching local people pass by. It's a very pleasant place to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank madulak
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Lilau Square is the fifth stop on the 'Crossroads of China and Portugal' walking route sponsored by the MGTO and includes some of the best historic Portuguese and Chinese buildings between Senado Square and Barra Square. The walking route starts at Senado Square, passes St....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I purposely passed by this area while walking from A-Ma Temple towards St. Lawrence Church. Apparently Lilau Square was one of the places in Macau where natural spring water could be collected. And I remember reading online that if one drinks from Lilau will not...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank blinkable
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I hear my friend has said that, he would rather sit in the Largo do Lilau doing nothing than go somewhere else. I also hear of the story of Largo do Lilau. It is said that in the Ming dynasty, an old granny built a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank jie l
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