55 Places to Visit in Macau 2021, Tourist Places & Attractions
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Places in Macau

Ruins of St. Paul's, The Venetian Macao, Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center, Senado Square, Taipa, Monte Fort, Coloane, A-Ma Temple, Macau Fisherman's Wharf and many more

With a rich cultural history, diversified biodiversity and a wide variety of landscapes, there are plenty of places to visit in Macau where you can enjoy your vacation according to your preference. Whether it is exploring the historical aspects of the city in its museums and ruins, celebrating in the lush gardens or soaking in the sun at the beaches, Macau has a huge array of unmissable tourist destinations that suit all ages.

Try fresh seafood and delicious local cuisine, hover over lush green forests, and get acquainted with the rare red pandas. Explore the majestic architecture of the churches and get blessings from the local deities. Fly over Gotham and travel at the speed of light through the galaxies. Get the most out of your holiday in the beautiful city of beaches, museums, and more.

Must Visit Places in Macau

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Ruins of St. Paul's

Considered as an iconic building representing the history of the nation, the cathedral of St. Paul is an attraction no one should miss. It represents the life and times of the Chinese communities that faced suffering at the hands of the Portuguese era. Besides its historical significance, the splendid architecture of the church shows a blend of renaissance motifs with oriental styled facades. 

You will also find paintings of Virgin Mary enshrined in the church. The carvings and paintings lend it a unique aura and it stands out among the most popular tourist places in Macau. 

Location:
Santo Antonio, Macau

Timings:
9 am to 6 pm, every day

02

The Venetian Macao

Located just 3 kilometres from the International Airport, the Venetian Macao is a world-class palatial resort with 5-star suites featuring glass windows, marble bathrooms, and ultra modern facilities. Every room offers stunning views of the city. Fine dining options are also available with cuisines ranging from French and Italian to Japanese.

For shopping lovers, there is a gorgeous mall inside. You can also go swimming in the outdoor pools or try the refreshing gondola rides in the indoor canals of the hotel. 

Location:
Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

03

Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center

Located near the stunning lakeside of the southwestern shore, the Tower and Entertainment Center is one of the most exciting places to visit in Macau. It offers tourists a chance to witness the gorgeous skyline of the city from a height of 338 meters. The glass elevator presents mesmerizing and spellbinding vistas as you ascend to the top. 

Besides this, you can also have a unique dining experience in the highest revolving restaurant in the world. Enjoy world-class facilities, entertainment activities, and delicious local cuisines, under one roof at the Entertainment Center.

Location:
Se, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 9 pm

04

Senado Square

The public square of Senado is located in the middle of the peninsula and covers an area of nearly 4000 hectares. It is a hub of cultural activities and bustling crowds of the vibrant nation. From colourful shopping centres and cute Chinese restaurants offering delicious local dishes, the environment at the Square is certainly energetic. 

If you happen to visit the country during holidays or New Year’s Eve, you will get a chance to witness the splendid fireworks light up the night sky and illuminate the entire city.

Location:
Largo do Senado, Macau

Timings:
no timing restrictions

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Taipa

The charming community of Taipa Village is peaceful and tranquil with its secluded location, winding narrow streets and vibrant bazaars. Portuguese style buildings are quite common in the village and there are plenty of ancient temples and colonial style villas to explore. Enjoy the authentic Cantonese and Italian cuisines when you head to the southern tip of the village or explore the casinos in the north. 

With its quaint street lamps and colourful flower baskets hanging from the windows, the village will make you feel as if you have stepped into another world.

Location:
East of Guangdong Province

Timings:
open 24 hours

06

Monte Fort

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The 400-year old Monte Fort is 100 by 100 meter in size and made of stone. It offers a gorgeous view of the golden sunset from the top. The Fort has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered one of the most important historical places to visit in Macau. It also provides great insights into the history of the nation as it is the best preserved European building in East Asia. 

There is a museum located within the fort complex where you can learn more about the development of this place.

Location:
Santo Antonio, Macau

Timings:
7 am to 7 pm, every day

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Coloane

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Coloane Island has many historical sites which attract tourists from all over the world. The village has a large fishing community which lives near the southwestern tip. Here you will find souvenir shops where you can buy knick-knacks and ancient temples tucked away in the narrow streets.

The Chapel of Saint Francis Xavier is one of the must-visit destinations on the island as it will take your breath away with its stunning architecture and peaceful aura. Take a walk down the streets, bask in the golden sunlight, and soak in the natural splendour of the island.

Location:
Southern Macau, en route to Alto de Coloane

Timings:
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A-Ma Temple

The Chinese temple of A-Ma was built in 1488 and is one of the oldest buildings in the country. It has six wings, and the architectural design of each part is simply stunning. The entrance to the temple is guarded by majestic stone lions and a winding path follows as you enter the gates.

Mazu image lies just ahead, and the locals believe that this hall has the longest history of all the temple regions. The image is crafted as a shrine to Goddess Mazu and there are several poems engraved in the hall dedicated to her.


Location:
São Lourenço, Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

09

Macau Fisherman's Wharf

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Spread over 100,000 square meters, Fisherman’s Wharf is a stunning theme park a separate section for different port towns like Miami, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Venice and Cape Town. A host of shopping centres and restaurants are featured in the park, and you can also find several colourful casinos and vibrant bars. 

The vast array of discos attract nightlife and party lovers from all over the country, and over 150 stores host a wide range of designer clothes. Once a quiet local community, the Wharf is now a bustling tourist centre.

Location:
Macau Avenida da Amizade

Timings:
open 24 hours

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Nam Van Lake

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The cybernetic water fountain show at Nam Van Lake is the most spellbinding of Macau attractions. With its 86 spouts that shoot water 80 meters high, it is the largest man-made water fountain in Asia. The beautiful laser show presented here makes the place a popular tourist hotspot.

With 288 vibrantly coloured spotlights illuminating and dancing through sprays of clear water, the effect created is certainly impressive. The entire show is coordinated by computers to create a mesmerizing effect that can stop anyone in their tracks.


Location:
Se, Macau

Timings:
8 am to 7 pm

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Places to Visit in Macau with Kids & Family

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Warner Bros. Fun Zone

The interactive experience at Warner Bros is suited for children as well as adults. The playground is full of Warner Bros, DC and Hanna-Barbera characters, and your kids will certainly have fun communicating with their favourite childhood heroes. Arcade gaming, superhero racing, and a host of other activities are planned. 

The themed play area and facilities offer a unique experience, and there is a superhero action area where children can climb, swing and jump in wild abandon. 


Location: Cotai, Macau

Timings: 10.30 am to 7 pm

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Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Park

The Ocean Kingdom is a tourist hotspot suited for adults as well as kids, as the aquarium at the resort features rare whale sharks, beluga whales, polar bears and other wild animals you can see from up close. Themed zones have been created where you can visit exotic animals and even go on thrilling rides and adventures. 

Theater shows are also arranged for the audience, along with float parades and a brilliant fireworks display at the end. Satisfy the shopaholic in you at the mall zone in Kingdom Park as it offers an endless field to shop.

Location:
Hengqin, Zhuhai

Timings:
10 am to 8.30 pm

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City of Dreams

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A lavish complex set in the heart of Cotai offering a plethora of mind-blowing experiences make the City of Dreams one of the most highlighted places in Macau. The property houses some of the most iconic hotels of the city namely Countdown Hotel, Morpheus Hotel, Nuwa and Grand Hyatt Macau.

Being located in the heart of the city, it is also a prime venue for gala events, live shows, concerts and performances with state-of-the-art dining and accommodation facilities. Within the complex you have plenty of hangout places viz. a shopping mall, nightclub restaurants and a dining hall where you can do some window shopping or splurge on Asian, European and some traditional delights.  

Location: Estr. do Istmo, Macao
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Macao Museum

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Macao Museum is a cultural museum hosting a large array of artefacts of historical and cultural importance to the communities that lived here. The articles placed in the museum offer an insight into the life and times of the people that inhabited the place through the years. Different floors of the museum house objects related to different eras. 

For example, the first floor is dedicated to Chinese civilizations, the second one features artworks and traditions of Macao. The third floor depicts life in a contemporary light, and how Macao is represented in literature and other artworks. 


Location: Santo Antonio, Macau

Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

Price: INR 500

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Flora Garden

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The European styled flower garden which was once a part of the Flora Palace is one of the most scenic places to visit in Macau. As you take a stroll along the walkway lined with palm groves and flowering shrubs, you will spot the former site of the palace, an aviary, a small zoo and a refreshment quad.

You can go for an easy hike up to Guia Hill (highest point in Macau) along a winding stoned pathway and en route come across quaint waterfalls and summer cypresses to feast your eyes on. If you opt a cable car ride to reach the hilltop, you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the region underneath. 

Location: Avenida. de Sidónio Pais, Macao

Timings: Sunday-Saturday 6am- 10:30pm
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Skycab Cable Car

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Enjoy flying over deep woods and a rock that is millions of years old with Skycab Cable Car. the unique experience is perfect for adrenaline junkies and adventure enthusiasts. Get goosebumps witnessing the lush green jungles as you go rushing over them in a cabin hovering in the air. The ride starts at the foothills of Machicang Mountain and cable car offers a comprehensive view of the flora and fauna of these mountains. 

The 1700 meter journey covers an elevation of nearly 700 meters, featuring dramatic views and scenic vistas.


Location: Wynn Palace, Macau

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm

Price: INR 1000


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Macao Giant Panda Pavilion

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One of the most unique places to visit in Macau is the Panda Pavilion near Seac Pai Van Park. The place offers guests to witness the adorable giant pandas in their natural habitat, just playing and having fun. The Pavilion of Rare Animals acts as a conservation site for rare animals and you can also witness the rare pandas in this facility. 

The outdoor yard acts exclusively as giant pandas playground, whereas the indoor area is divided into dens for the pandas, vet clinic and feed warehouse etc.


Location: Coloane, Macau

Timings: 10 am to 1 pm, 2 pm to 5 pm

Price: INR 86

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Batman Dark Flight

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The flying theatre at Studio City Macau offers a once in a lifetime experience of enjoying adventures of Batman in an enhanced 4D experience. Integrated with an AV system, the flying theatre has multiple 4K projectors and projection system to enhance your experience. Now you can fly like Batman over Gotham and enjoy the unparalleled experience. 

With the high-quality audio-video system, the theatre offers a realistic and immersive experience. Wind, water and scent effects are also integrated so that you can enjoy the multi-sensory experience realistically.


Location: Cotai, Macau

Timings: 9 am to 9 pm

Price: INR 1200

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Macau Peninsula

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Macau Peninsula is the bustling centre of the city with crowded neighbourhoods, colonial-style buildings, colourful casinos, and a vibrant and enthusiastic crowd. While the rest of the city offers several tourist hotspots, there is nothing quite like the Peninsula which is the heart and soul of Macau.

Enjoy the rapidly flourishing art settings, quaint and charming cafes, and galleries featuring stunning paintings. The city’s top historical attractions which offer an insight into its past can also be found here. Witness the vibrant culture of Macau in all its glory at the Peninsula.


Location:
Macau

Timings:
no timing restrictions

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Mandarin's House

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Also known as Casa de Cheang, Mandarin’s House is one of the most famous tourist places in Macau. It is the home of Zheng Guanying who was a famous theoretician and reformist. Stretched over 4000-meter square, it is the largest residential building in Macau.

For the architecture enthusiasts, it is a testament to the brilliant style of Western-Chinese fusion with artefacts edifices of that long-gone era still adorning its walls. The house was renovated by the government in 2002 and since then, the condition of the building has improved.


Location:
Travessa de António Da Silva, Macau

Timings:
9 am to 6 pm

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Grand Prix Museum

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Spread over 80 square meters, Grand Prix Museum features articles and objects connected to the Grand Prix Macau. The museum was opened in 1993 in the honour of Grand Prix Macau, and now it hosts pictures, prizes and valuable objects connected to the same.

If you are an automobile enthusiast, witness the Formula Racing cars and motorcycles of famous riders housed here. Projectors are installed inside that feature highlights of different races and you can try your hand at racing in one of the emulation cars too.


Location:
Rua Luís Gonzaga Gomes, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 6 pm

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Lotus Square

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Featuring two bronze lotuses in full bloom that represent the prosperity of Macau, Lotus Square has emerged as a tourist attraction in recent years. The 6-meter tall statue weighs over 6 tons and is composed of stem, petals and a pistil.

The base of the lotus is made of the red granite which represents the leaves of the flower. The leaves are set in three layers and symbolize three areas of the city - the Peninsula, Coloane Island and Taipa Island. Flag raising ceremony is held every morning at 8 am and flag lowering is done at 8 pm. 


Location:
Se, Macau

Timings:
no timing restrictions

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Macau Ferry Terminal & Heliport

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The helipad and ferry terminal in Central Hong Kong are an unconventional but interesting tourist attraction. Also known as Shun Tak Macau terminal, scheduled flights between Hong Kong and Macau are operated from here.

Sky Shuttle Helicopters also operate from the square and the sight of helicopters taking off from the helipad near the waters is a stunning sight. Private charter services, cross-boundary operators, and ferry services to Hong Kong can be easily accessed from here.

Location: Porto Exterior, Se, Macau

Timings:
no timing restrictions

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Lou Lim Ioc Garden

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Built by a local Macau resident in 1906, Lim Loc Ioc Gardens are one of the most popular places to visit in Macau. Designed after the famous Suzhou Gardens, Lou Lim now acts as a public park famous among locals as well as tourists.

Enjoy the stunning landscape and picturesque vistas as you walk through the intricate paths. Experience solitude and tranquillity amidst verdant greenery and take a moment to spend some time with your family. You can also celebrate a picnic or go for long strolls here.


Location:
Sao Lazaro, Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

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Holy House of Mercy

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Founded in 1569 by the first bishop of Macau catholic, Holy House of Mercy was a charity facility with the aim to provide educational, medical and social help to the underprivileged. Now, it acts as a museum featuring several sacrificial offerings like the portrait of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

You will also find other precious items like Jesus on the Cross, the skull of the museum’s founder, and a manuscript of Regulations of Macau’s Holy House of Mercy.


Location: Central Macau Peninsula, Macau

Timings: 10 am to 1 pm, 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm, open Monday to Saturday

Price: INR 50

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Macau Science Center

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Consisting of an Exhibition Center, a Planetarium and a Convention Center, the Science Center is ideal for knowledge seeking individuals who like scientific exhibits and interactive tours. The topics covered are technology, environment and lifestyle. At the planetarium, live shows and dome movies are displayed in 3D with an ultra-high definition video system. 

Travel in space as you witness stars and planets come alive. The convention centre can be used for holding meetings and conferences.


Location: Se, Macau

Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

Price: INR 200

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Taipa Ferry Terminal

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The Taipa ferry terminal houses happening cafes where you can munch on some delicacies while planning your itinerary. The facility has been newly constructed and the immaculate space is perfect for travel to Cotai strip because of its proximity to the area. 

The terminal is also close to the airport and railway system under construction. There is a sleek arrival hall, a food court, and a souvenir shop too. 

Location:
Taipa, Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

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Dom Pedro V Theatre

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Built in 1860, the Dom Pedro theater is one of the most popular Macau attractions. The name is misleading as there is also a ballroom and a reading room within the building. For architecture enthusiasts, it is a haven of neo-classic Greek architecture. The antechamber and stage are stunning in their construction, 9 French windows are integrated into the walls, and the crescent-shaped auditorium is marvellous. 

The green building plopped in the middle of a sea of yellow architecture is certainly eye-catching.


Location: Largo de Santo Agostinho, Macau

Timings: 10 am to 11 pm

Price: INR 900 Approx.

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Spiritual Tourist Places in Macau

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St. Dominic's Church

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Constructed as a shrine for Our Lady of the Rosary, St. Dominic’s Church is ideal for people who want to experience a holy connection and spiritual enlightenment. The Catholic Church has three halls and all of them are crafted with elegance and grace.

Coloured glass windows add to the ethereal aura of the church, and you will also find an array of oil paintings and statues of Christ here. The third-floor houses a museum showcasing Mass utensils and wood carved artefacts.


Location:
largo de Sao Domingos, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 6 pm

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Na Tcha Temple

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Considered as a representation of the multicultural identity of Macau, Na Tcha temple is dedicated to an irreverent god and is located right next to the famous St Paul’s church. The single-chambered temple has a beautiful porch that opens into the main building.

Animal decorations are sculpted on the walls, roof, and entrance like other Chinese temples. The peaceful environment of this intricately designed building makes it one of the most popular spiritual places to visit in Macau.


Location:
Santo Antonio, Macau

Timings:
8 am to 5 pm

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St Lawrence Church

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Located on the southern coast of Macau overlooking the sea St. Lawrence Church is one of the three oldest churches in Macau. Built in 1560 the neoclassical architecture of the building with subtle Baroque decorative elements the church is one of the must visit places in Macau.

After touring round the church all through the day you can rest for a while in the courtyard and soak in the spiritual vibe of the place. 

Location: Rua de São Lourenço, Macao

Timings: Monday- Friday (7am -6pm), Saturday & Sunday (7am -9pm)
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Chapel of St. Francis Xavier

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Built in 1928, the chapel is one of the most sacred places in town. Some of the most famous relics of ancient China used to be kept at the church, including the remains of the Catholic priests who were crucified in 1597 and a bone of St Franci Xavier.

These artefacts have now been moved to St Paul’s Ruins. The beautiful lemon yellow church appears as an eye-pleasing gift in the middle of its surroundings and offers a place to connect with yourself.

Location:
Coloane, Macau

Timings:
8 am to 6 pm

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St. Augustine's Square

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Nestled at the top of a hill is the cobblestoned church square of Saint Augustine. The entire street along with the church is styled in a traditional Portuguese manner, and there are several historical buildings located here.

The pastel yellow white and green exteriors stand out and although it is crafted in a very simple architectural design  The church has a distinctive aura due to its intricate engineering, lavish decorations, and lovely location. Besides, the square also offers magnificent views of the city.

Location:
Near Senado Square, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 6 pm

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Lin Fung Temple

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Lin Fung Mai is one of the earliest and most prominent places to visit in Macau which is located slightly offbeat to the major historical attractions in Macau. The presiding deity of the temple is Kun Ian, the Goddess of Mercy. The elegant temple was built in 1592 and underwent several phases of renovation to restore its impressive architecture.

The precinct of the temple accommodates a cluster of palaces that belonged to some of the powerful emperors of China down the centuries. The prominent features of the property include a stone enclosed square in front of the temple, an ornamental garden behind the temple and a lotus pond inside the temple decorated in traditional Chinese style.  

Location: Escola Lin Fong Pou Chai, Avenida Almirante Lacerda anexa ao Templo Lin Fong Pou Chai, Macau, Macao

Timings: 10am -6pm
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Puji Temple

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One of the last remains of Japanese era Buddhist temples, Puji is dedicated to Guanyin who is locally known as the guardian angel of the hot springs. Having been declared as an official historical site, the temple is protected by the government.

Its Japanese architecture stands testament to the rich history of  Macau. The sober design of the building exudes an aura of tranquillity, and the simple decorations are true to their Japanese roots. Worship ceremonies similar to Japan are still held here.


Location:
Zhoushan, Zhejiang

Timings:
8 am to 5 pm

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St. Joseph's Seminary and Church

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Although it is not known as one of the tourist places in Macau, St. Joseph’s Seminary stands as a gorgeous model of the olden-style baroque architecture. Engineered in a blended fashion, the church features a classic scalloped canopy and elegant staircase.

The white and yellow interiors add to its spiritual quality and the lavishly decorated altars are arresting in their design. Pilasters and spiral columns further enhance the fairytale-like quality of the building. A visit to the Peninsula would be wasted without soaking in the beauty of the church.

Location:
Rio do Seminario, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 5 pm

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Famous Places to shop in Macau

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Shop-Rua do Cunha

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The narrow street of Rua do Cunha is tucked away in Taipa and is famous for its delicious almond cakes and souvenir shops. The bakery shops here sell a wide range of mouth-watering sweets like egg rolls, coconut flakes, and peanut candies.

Chinese and Portuguese stalls sell knick-knacks and trinkets you can take back home for your family and friends. The vibrant street is often crowded by tourists and locals, so make sure you get there early for a hassle-free experience.


Location:
Taipa, Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

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Rua da Felicidade

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Also known as Macau’s Happiness Street, Rua de Felicidade is famous among locals and tourists for its huge array of souvenir shops and stalls selling local delicacies. As soon as you get past the red light area, Rua and its traditional Chinese architecture will embrace you.

The shuttered terraces, small two-storey homes, and the distinctive red and white theme make it a calm and serene place. The quaint shops and tiny eateries are often crowded, so don’t be fooled by the outward tranquil aura.


Location:
Guangdong Province, Macau

Timings:
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The Grand Canal Shoppes

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Spread over 500,000 square feet, Grand Canal Shoppes is one of the most popular places to visit in Macau, especially for shopping lovers. Indoor canals are created inside the plaza and it makes for a unique shopping experience to get to different shops by riding the gondolas.

High-end luxury stores can be found in abandoned, along with a flagship store of Barneys New York. The statue at the Grand Central Shops also attracts tourists and live music performances are often held inside the plaza.

Location:
Venetian Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

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The Shoppes at Four Seasons

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Experience unparalleled luxury and stunning views at Four Seasons. The brand is an epitome of sophistication and magnificence and you can shop for nearly everything here. Spread over 260,000 square feet and featuring 150 luxury brands, the Plaza is a haven for fashionistas and shopping lovers.

Experience the height of retail therapy as you score goodies and enjoy the picturesque views while at it. You can also try the spa service for a relaxing massage or experience thrilling gaming services at the entertainment center.

Location:
Cotai Strip, Macau

Timings:
open 24 hours

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Best Beaches in Macau

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Hac Sa Beach

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Skip the traditional Macau attractions and head over to the Hac Sa Beach where you can enjoy the sun, sand and water. Since there are no bustling tourist crowds here, you can rest assured that the coastline will be serene and peaceful.

Enjoy the fresh air and soak in the sun, go swimming in the clear waters and read a book. Famous for its black sand, Visit Hac Sa to experience serenity as it offers an ideal getaway from the hustle-bustle of the cities.

Location:
Coloane, Macau

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Cheoc Van Beach

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Made of powdery white sand and situated next to a small bay, Cheoc Van is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Macau. The beach is encircled by groves of palm trees and a backdrop of lush green jungles will make you feel as if you have dropped far away from civilization.

Lifeguard surveillance is available, so kids and adults can go swimming without any worries. Calm and fun filled, the beach is a paradise for people who want to escape the summer heat.

Location:
Coloane, Macau

Timings:
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Places to Eat in Macau

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888 Gourmet Place

There is no better place to get a delicious breakfast in Macau than 888 Gourmet Place’s breakfast buffet. With more than 100 choices and a wide array of cuisines, your taste buds will find a haven at this restaurant. Lunch buffet is also available with a wide variety of freshly prepared mouth-watering seafood including oysters and crab.

Discover fine dining with style at the chic restaurant and enjoy Macanese, Portuguese, continental Europe, Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisine.

Location:
Sands Macao, Macau

Timings:
7 am to 11 am

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Macau Tower 360° Café

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The revolving restaurant is one of the most popular places to visit in Macau with its exotic views and scrumptious food. Local Portuguese as well as Indian dishes are prepared with seasonal seafood to tickle your platter.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city underneath while you dine, soak in the twinkling lights at night and experience a romantic dinner watching over the sunset. High tea is served with delicious cakes and delicate muffins, cheesecakes and hazelnut crumble with freshly ground coffee.

Location:
Largo da Torre De, Macau

Timings:
11.30 am to 10 pm

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Cafe on 4

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A paradise away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Cafe on 4 is famous for its Mikado coffee bean. The signature coffee bean is used in a variety of dishes here - from soft ice creams to chilled jellies and other delicate delights.

Enjoy spectacular views of the harbour while gulping some fresh crepes and pasta coupled with crunchy caramelised sugar pieces.

Location:
Macau Tower, Macau

Timings: 10 am to 10 pm

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Rua de S. Paulo

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For foodies, one of the most essential places to visit in Macau is the Rua de S. Paulo street. Street food stalls selling everything from desserts and barbecued bread to almond cookies, the food here is cheap and delicious.

When the hunger pangs hit you, what could be more lovely than a pork jerky or egg tart. The shops here also offer free samples that you can try if you wish to taste a variety of dishes. Make sure that you check out the sumptuous street food offered at this street before leaving Macau.

Location:
Dasanba Street, Macau

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Other Vibrant Places to visit in Macau

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Guia Lighthouse

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One of the most sombre tourist places in Macau, Guia Lighthouse was built in the 17th century and has an elaborate set of beautiful frescoes. The place shows a gorgeous blend of Western and Chinese architecture, and motifs of religious importance can be seen on the walls.

The lighthouse is not open to the public, but you can visit the Fortress and the Chapel. The building is a testament of the rich, multicultural diversity of Macau and a symbol of the military and maritime past.

Location:
Sao Lazaro, Macau

Timings
: 9 am to 6 pm

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Camoes Grotto Park

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Known as one of the major Macau attractions, Camoes is the oldest park in the city. Camoes Grotto is the most popular sight of the park, and it holds the bust of the famous port Luis de Camoes. The backdrop of rolling hills and emerald trees add to the serene environment of the park.

Walk through the soft grass and smell the vibrant flowers, hike to the Gazebo and enjoy stunning views of the harbour, or simply take a walk through the lush greenery.

Location:
Santo Antonio, Macau

Timings:
6 am to 10 pm

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Studio City

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The Studio City hotel and casino offers an endless list of fun activities you can indulge in on your trip to Macau. If you are an adventure junkie, up to your adrenaline levels at the amusement rides at Studio City. Rejuvenate yourself at the resort spa after your day-long excursion, followed by tickling your taste buds by trying various cuisines. 

Studio City also houses shops for you to binge on some jewellery and local artefacts, which reflect the authentic local essence. 


Location: Cotai, Macau

Timings: Open 24 hours

Price: INR 1400

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Sam Kai Vui Kun

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Located near Senado Square is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Macau. The temple is dedicated to Guan Yu, a general who is worshipped in both Tao religion and Buddhism. Since it is so close to the bazaar, the temple is easily accessible and has been a cultural and commerce symbol for the city.

The building looks simple and sober from afar, but the architecture is quite stunning from up close - with glazed tiles and intricate details.

Location:
Near Senado Square, Macau

Timings:
8 am to 6 pm

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Fortaleza do Monte

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If you have an interest in history and architecture, visit the Fortaleza de Monte (Monte Fort) which stands as the oldest fortification known till date on the Macau Peninsula. Built in the 27th century to protect the locals from pirate attacks, the fort has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one is of the highlighted places to visit in Macau.

The property houses the official residence of the Governor of Macau, Macau Museum and a weather observatory. Inside the fort you will get to see a giant steel gun and old pagodas that were once the sites of Society of Jesus. Climbing atop the fort you can get a 360 ? view of the surrounding landscape.

Location: Off Estrada do Repouso, Macau China

Timings: Sunday- Saturday between 10am -6pm
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Travessa da Paixao

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Located beside the Ruins of St Paul, Travessa da Paixao is a 50-metre long unmissable lane if you are a die-hard romantic. The colourful buildings and the under-crowded street are all you want on a sojourn with your partner, if calmness is what you are looking for.

Witness the blend of modern and vintage buildings dotting both sides of the lane as you hold the hand of your beloved and walk down the picturesque street.

Location:
Tv. da Paixao Macau

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Macau Museum of Art

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Macau Museum of Art is the largest building in the city housing visual arts. Exhibition galleries are spread over 5 floors and each floor features Chinese artworks ranging from calligraphy, paintings, and ceramics. Besides that, Cantonese artworks are also displayed here.

Historical pictures depicting Western paintings and European influenced artefacts created by Chinese artists are also on display. There is an auditorium on the first floor where you can enjoy seminars and video related to the artworks too.

Location:
Se, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 7 pm, closed on Mondays

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Kun Iam Statue

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One of the most famous tourist places in Macau, Kun Iam Statue is 20 meters tall and is made of bronze. Local legends suggest that it acts as symbolic protection of the city from evil forces. Since the statue is built on a lotus-like dome, the entire look appears refined and sophisticated. People often come here at dusk to witness the gorgeous interplay of the sunrays, the gilded gold of the bronze, and the white of the base. 

Location:
Nossa Senhora De Fatimah, Macau

Timings:
10 am to 6 pm

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Seac Pai Van Park

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Hosting a rich diversity of tropical flora and fauna, Seac Pai Van Park is one of the most peaceful places to visit in Macau. The beautiful splendours of nature offer a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of city life, and people often come here to spend some alone time with their thoughts.

If you are travelling with family, your kids will love the educational tour on animal conservation that is held here. You can also celebrate a picnic or go for a calming stroll.

Location:
Coloane, Macau

Timings:
6 am to 10 pm

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  1. Which are the best places to visit in Macau?

    1. Macau Peninsula- Crowded neighbourhoods, colonial styled buildings, hip-hop casinos, enthusiastic crowd and an electric vibe make this peninsula the heart and soul of Macau Peninsula.

    As you touch down the historical attractions, quaint cafes and galleries you will get to know more about Macau’s vibrant culture that flourished in the peninsula.

    2. Shop Rua do Cunha- Whether you are a shopping freak or a diehard foodie Rua do Cunha should have a place in your bucket list. Bargain with the vendors of the Chinese and Portuguese that sell trinkets and souvenirs or have some peanut candies or almond cakes from the bakery shops that make this place popular among locals and tourists.

    3. Hac Sa Beach- Looking for an offbeat attraction in Macau? Skip the popular attractions and head straight over to a seaside destination which promises you of a serene hideout away from the bustling crowd. 

    4. Macau Tower 360? Café- The revolving restaurant with stunning bird’s eye view of the city and an array of delectable platters is a perfect venue for romantic dinner. Whether you want to soak in the shimmering beauty of the night sky or experience a stunning sunset while you dine, Macau Tower 360? Café has it all for you.
  2. Which are the best historical places to visit in Macau?

    1. Ruins of St. Paul’s- An unmissable attraction in your Macau tour are the ruins of St. Paul’s that represent the history of the suffering Chinese communities in the hands of the Portuguese. The ostentatious architecture of the church with oriental styled facades and Renaissance motifs and artwork and sculpture of Virgin Mary enshrined in the church are worth seeing.

    2. Monte Fort- The 400-year-old fort and a UNESCO world Heritage Site is one of the must visit places in Macau which fairly lays a claim as the best-preserved European building in East Asia.

    The 100x100 metre stone fort provides great insight into the history of the nation and the museum inside the complex is the storehouse of information about the development of the place.

    3. A-Ma Temple- For those with a bit of spiritual inclination this Chinese temple inspired by the shrine of Goddess Mazu is one of the most prominent Macau tourist places. The most striking feature of this temple is its architecture which features its six wings, stone lion guarded entrance, poems inscribed on the hall walls and the imposing image of the goddess lying ahead.

    4. Mandarin’s House- Mandarin House aka Casa de Cheang stands as a testament to the stunning Western-Chinese style architecture stretching over an area of 4000 square metre. The building which was once the residence of former theoretician and reformist Zheng Guanying is also the largest domiciliary building in Macau.
  3. What are the best places to visit in Macau for couples?

    1. SkyCap Cable Cars: If you’re a couple with a common taste for adventure, this cable car ride is just the thing for you. Taking riders across the vast forests and rocks of Macau, SkyCap Cable cars are a popular attraction here.

    2. Taipa  Village:
    The old-school charm of Taipa is enough to make one fall in love with it. The historic buildings, quaint little galleries, and beautiful allies here make for a romantic day trip with a loved one.

    3. Lou Lim Ioc Garden:
    A stunning, laidback garden in the heart of the city, Lou Lim Ioc offers a much needed natural retreat for lovers looking for a little time of their own.

    4. Cheoc Van Beach:
    Offering a splendid coastline dotted with palm groves and lush jungles, Cheoc Van Beach is a popular hideout for couples. From enjoying a sunset by the sea to trying your hand at a number of different watersports, there is a lot of fun to be had here.
  4. What are the famous places to visit in Macau at night?

    1. City of Dreams: A glittering complex housing pubs, clubs, discotheques, and more, City of Dreams is Macau’s most popular nighttime entertainment zone. With its gaming zones and other attractions tailored especially for kids, the City of Dreams is also a popular visit among families.

    2. The Venetian Macao:
    Styled after the city of Venice, this hotel and casino in Macau serves to offer an authentic Venetian experience. From the 24 hour casino here to the gondola rides within the hotel complex, a night spent here is never a dull one!

    3. Galaxy Hotel:
    Housed within a stunning gold and white complex, Galaxy Hotel is a luxury hotel in the Cotai region of Macau. The Hotel is known for its stunning light and sound fountain show conducted once every hour until 11 in the night.

    4. Flora Garden:
    An elaborately decorated European style garden, Flora Garden is Macau’s largest public park. The scenic gardens remain open until late hours and can be visited at night.
  5. Which are the best casinos to visit in Macau?

    Grand Lisboa Casino- The lotus shaped building towering over 856 ft is the city’s tallest building which houses some of the crowd-pulling casinos and fine dining restaurants of Macau. The array of games offered in Grand Lisboa are American Roulette, Baccarat, Carribean Stud Poker and more.

    Taking everything together, Grand Lisboa casino is one of the highly recommended places to visit in Macau.
  6. What is the best time to visit Macau islands?

    The best time to visit Macau island is between October- December which is considered autumn in that region. During this time the climate is cool, dry and clear making it favourable for those who don’t mind a bit of cold.
  7. What is Macau famous for?

    Macau is famous for its seamless blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures and gambling industry which inspired the establishment of some of the globally famous casinos such as Venetian Macau, Sands Macau, Casino Lisboa to name a few.
  8. Is Macau safe?

    In general Macau is a safe place to visit and as per visitors’ report the place records really a very low crime rate. However, tourists are advised to maintain the general safety measures such as not roaming around in desolate areas in the dead of night or take extra care of your belongings and so on.

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