10 Exciting Places to Visit in Macau – Tourist Attractions in Macau

Visit the **Top Places to Visit in Macau**

1.  Senado Square

 

Senado Square has been Macau’s urban centre for centuries and still a popular venue for celebrations. Moreover, Portugese created a pave with a wave-patterned mosaic colored stones.

2. A Ma Temple

 

Macau’s name is derived from A-Ma-Gau or Place of A-Ma. Not to mention, this temple dedicated to the seafarers’ goddess dates from the early 16th century.

 

Moreover, according to legend, A-Ma, a poor girl was looking for passage to Canton. But  wealthy junk owners refused her. Then, a lowly fisherman took her on board. Also, a storm blew up and wrecked all but the boat carrying the girl.

 

However, on arrival in Macau she vanished, to reappear as a goddess, on the spot where the fishermen built her temple.

3. Venetian Macau

 

Venetian Macau the world largest casino, is one of most exciting entertainment destinations in Asia. Moreover, you will not find such a rare combination of facilities, attractions and amenities elsewhere.

 

In addition, all 3,000 of its room are suites, each with more than 70 sq metre of space and lavish Italian marble bathrooms take luxury to a new level.

 

In fact, you can experience shopping with over 350 international shops, be dazzled by the street performers, or take a ride on an authentic Venetian gondola, all at the resort.

4. Ruins of St. Paul

 

Travelling to Macau and not visiting the Ruins of St Paul literally means not visiting Macau attractions at all.

 

Moreover, it is one of the most visited Macau attraction. Originally, built in 17th century, fire destroyed it in 1835 & what remains till today is the facade of the Church & St Paul’s college.

5. Macau Tower

 

Soaring 338 meters above the city, the Macau Tower is the 10th highest freestanding tower in the world and the 8th tallest in Asia.

 

Also, at the Outdoor Observation Deck, the Tower dominates the skyline and offers breath-taking panoramic views of the Macau cityscape, China, the Pearl River and even some islands of Hong Kong on a clear day.

 

Moreover, there is also a Revolving Tower Restaurant seating 250 persons which takes 60 minutes to make one revolution.

6. Wine and Grand Prix Museum

 

Grand Prix Museum displays photos, videos, illustrated articles, record of champions and some commemorative items of Grand Prix worldwide.

 

On the other hand, Wine Museum was opened with aim to develop the culture of wine to visitors. This museum consists of 1,115 brands of wine. “Martle” is one of the earliest produced wines.

7.  City of Dreams

 

City of Dreams is a unique integrated resort combining electrifying entertainment, an amazing array of accommodation, regional and international dining, as well as designer brand shopping.

 

Furthermore, with The Bubble, a spectacular multi-media attraction and The Boulevard, a chic lifestyle precinct encompassing entertainment, restaurants and shopping boutiques, City of Dreams is the must-experience destination in Macau.

8.  St. Lawrence Church

 

This is probably the richest and most beautiful church in Macau. Not only of its decorations but also because of the objects displayed in the church. Originally, wood built it in 16th century, renovated to the existing one from the 19th century.

9. Dom Pedro V Theatre

 

Dom Pedro V Theatre is situated at Largo de Santo Agostinho. In fact, it is one of the first western-style theatres in China.

 

The theatre is an important landmark in the region and remains a venue for important public events and celebrations today. Also, the theatre is neo-classical in design, incorporating a portico front on a rectilinear plan.

10. Macau Museum

 

Macau Museum was inaugurated in 1998. Moreover, its aim is to preserve the cultural traditions, usages and habits, which specifically belong to Macau, in a place where East, and West have so peculiarly learned how to meet and to live side by side along the centuries.

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