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Macau Tourism and Travel
Ola! Hello and Welcome to Macau. We will help you explore and find out the best and unique attractions of this booming city.
We'll show you how to enjoy walking up the ancient cobbled stones, worship in 400 year old baroque churches or contemplate in ancient temples.
Bring the whole family to enjoy the various shows and activities in town. From the House of Dancing Waters, Circus de Soliel, Macau Tower Bunjee Jumping, hotel resorts and more.
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Top Macau Macau Attractions
Join our tours to see top Macau Attractions ranging from heritage sites, world class museums, colorful festivals, baroque churches, chinese temples, western and chinese gardens, beaches, nature walks, and local shopping streets.
The 25 square kilometer of Macau has seen frenetic growth in the past few years. Today's expansion is fast exanding into and making the two islands to the south, Taipa and Coloane, one bigger island.
Here are the top Cathedral Parish attractions. This is the CENTRAL MACAU DISTRICT, is a southeast freguesia of the Macau Peninsula. It is the second largest peninsular district in Macau after Our Lady Fatima Parish. Its western part is the historic financial centre of Macau. Praia Grande Central Business District is in south-central part of the district.
THE NAPE attractions ranges from the Macau Ferry Terminal all the way down to the Wynn and MGM One Central Resorts Area. Major museums and cultural buildings include the Cultural Centre, Art Museum, Handover Museums, Wine Museum and Grandprix Museum. The Avenida de Amizade is the Macau Strip because some of the biggest Casinos are located here.
Porta de Cerco - China Gate; Macau Canidrome; Lin Fung Temple; Kun Iam Temple; Mongha Hill - IFT; Green Island; Macau Yatch club; St. Joseph the Worker Church; Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church; Sun Yat Sen Park; Lin Zexu Memorial Museum of Macau; Communication Museum; and the great Water Reservoir near the Ferry Terminal.
The district includes Sha Gong (沙崗); San Kio (新橋); and Patane (沙梨頭). It has the highest population density in Macau. St. Anthony Church; Camoes Garden and Grotto; Morrison Hill Chapel; Casa House; Inner Harbour; Ponte 16; Tam Kung Temple; Old City walls; and the Ruins of the Church of St. Paul; Mt. Fortress including the Macau Museum
St. Lazarus Parish (Port. Freguesia de São Lázaro) is an east-central region of Macau Peninsula. It is the smallest sub-district. It is surrounded by Our Lady Fatima Parish, St. Anthony Parish, and Cathedral Parish. One-third of its region is covered by Guia Hill (Portuguese: Colina da Guia). The south is a commercial district, central common residential district, north and east are high-rise buildings. Only 3% of factories in Macau are here.
St. Lawrence Parish (Freguesia de São Lourenço) is a southwestern area of the Macau Peninsula. It is surrounded by water on all sides except north, where it neighbours Cathedral Parish. Penha Hill and Barra Hill are to the south. The Portuguese governor building and current administrative buildings is located here. The hillsides contain luxurious residential villas.
Taipa is predominantly a growing up-scale residential area. It is 2.5 kilometres from Macau Peninsula and east of the Lesser Hengqin Island of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province. Most Chinese settlement of Taipa occurred during the Southern Song Dynasty, while the Portuguese occupied the island in 1851.
Cotai is a 5.2 km2 of reclaimed land between Taipa and Coloane islands in Macau SAR China. The Chinese and Portuguese names are a portmanteau of the two islands, Coloane and Taipa. Cotai was created to provide Macau with a new gambling and tourism area since Macau is so densely populated and land is scarce.
Coloane Island is the southernmost island of Macau, just south of Taipa and Cotai Strip , and east of Hengqin Island of Zhuhai in Guangdong province, PRC. Covering an area of 8.07 square kms and 4 kms long, the island is about 5.6 km from the Macau Peninsula.
THE BEST OF MACAU TOURISM ATTRACTIONS
Discover the ancient architectural gems from Ama Temple to St Paul Ruins to Lilau Square and St Joseph Seminary. You can find the best descriptions, history and photos here.
Discover the baroque Churches, both ancient and new. Find out the buildings and monuments where both missionaries, traders and adventurers got together.
There's no better way to experience and to learn about the city's culture, history, and its people, than to pay a visit to the various Museums around the territory. Don't miss the Museum located right under the Fortress Tower. Other interesting museums include the Maritime, Grand Prix, Wine Museums, and a couple of Sacred Art Museums.
Visit some of the islands more then 40 Temples. More suburban temples rather than distinctive in style, a system of temples hardly seen in the Mainland China, Hong Kong nor Taiwan.
The Macau Grand Prix highlight is the Formula 3 event and attracts more than 20,000 motor-racing fans from around the world for this high-octane three-day event.
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There is plenty of good food to be had in the city. Like any other Chinese, Macau people do eat throughout the day - up to five times a day.
Macau Food is as famous as its variety and quality. Travel to this once Portuguese city to find Western gourmet food in the top hotels, clubs and restaurants as well as cheap but excellent Cantonese cuisine in the side walk stalls.
THE BEST OF MACAU TRAVEL GUIDE
Macau is such a small place that most tours can be done on foot. We will show you the best tours from ancient St. Paul ruins to the modern 338m high Macau Tower.
Get your bearings right. Use the interactive maps we have prepared for your trip.
MACAU SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT
The Cotai Strip is a 5.2 km2 of reclaimed land between Taipa and Coloane islands offering glitz, glamour and excitement at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Wynn Resorts, MGM, Galaxy, City of Dreams, Studio City and Harrah's Entertainment, Butch Harmon and Caesars Golf.
Step into the world of Wynn and be pampered by unparalleled luxury. Sleek, sophisticated and with an unmistakable sense of style, Wynn is the fabulous new luxury hotel destination of Wynn Resorts.
Sands Casino Macau
The popular Sands Casino is designed to have 319 table games, 600 slot machines, 18 restaurants, bars and entertainment venues near the ferry terminal. The 163,000 square foot casino will also have a hotel with fifty-one rooms.
The Macau Fisherman's Wharf
The first theme park in the city is a place you should never miss in your stay. What more, entrance is FREE. And for this reason you may want to come back again and again.
Choose among several shows every night at the city's numerous hotels, casinos, bars and clubs and info on Saunas
GETTING TO MACAU AND GOING AROUND
Read our tips and advice. Macau Airlines have scheduled air services to several cities worldwide. Air Macau Airlines is the airline based in Macau and is the sole carrier of Macau operating to Taiwan, China and south and north-east Asia.
Macau Weather is moderate to hot, with an average annual temperature of just over 20°C (68F) and a yearly mean variation between 16°C (50F) and 25°C (77F).
Several fleets of high-speed Macau ferry vessels serve the 40-mile route between Hong Kong and the peninsula: jetfoils, turbo-cats, jumbo-cats and hover ferries.
Generally required by all visitors for a stay of less than 20 days.All travellers entering or leaving the territory must be holders of valid passports or some others valid travel documents.