Avenida do Coronel Mesquita

  Avenida do Coronel Mesquita, measuring 906 metres long and varies from 9 metres to 10 metres in width, is a straight road that runs from the intersection of Avenida do Almirante Lacerda and Avenida do General Castelo Branco in the northwest to the intersection of Estrada de Ferreira do Amaral, Estrada de Cacilhas and Avenida de Sidónio Pais in the southeast. It is one of the most important traffic arteries in the central of the Macao Peninsula and was named after First Lieutenant Vicente Nicolau de Mesquita, who had led Portuguese soldiers in an attack of the Baishaling Fort. There are quite many monumental buildings along the street, namely Sin Fong Temple, Ancient Kun Iam Temple, Seng Wong Temple and Pou Chai Sim Un (Kun Iam Tong Temple), which is one of the three historical temples in Macao.

Avenida do Coronel Mesquita