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Historic Centre of Macau

Address: Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Ranked #1 of 161 Attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Lahore, Pakistan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

It is a strange and beautiful combination of modern shoping streets and historical asian small shops. tea houses, living apartments. many old building. overall a good mix. my advise wonder in streets where you don't see many tourists and you will find a few chunks of history. I found a decent ale house in one such side alley

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

This place fully deserves its designation as a world heritage site, due to the architecture (with interesting restored colonial government buildings), mixture of colonial Portuguese and south Asian culture, and historic atmosphere. We were lucky enough to have part of our tour of a less interesting area of Macau canceled so we could spend more time here, and do not... More

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Manila, Philippines
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284 reviews 284 reviews
172 attraction reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The Historic Centre of Macau is a UNESCO world heritage site like that of Vigan Ilocos Sur where ancestral houses, century-old buildings, and former government offices were restored all in their natural location; a once colonial community which has become a tourists' haven. Restored buildings were painted to look fresh and attractive, each one different from the other, making the... More

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Brasília
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's a nice walk. Take a look around and see some bakeries selling some strange food. You also can see some old buildings with European architecture. During the night take a rest at crowed plazas.

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Philippines
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Been good history reveal and kept on how they're love their own culture.This Historic Centre of Macau is worth to visit.Very busy place at Macau.

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bangkok
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A city which has kept its old building which is a rareity these days. Fabulous city well worth a visit. Very busy city (an awful lot of people in a very small place)

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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415 reviews 415 reviews
295 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This review is quite late. More than twenty historical and cultural buildings make up The Historic Centre of Macau, a UNESCO world heritage site. Located within short distance to each other it is so easy to cover all attractions in one day and at your own pace. The architectural designs of church buildings, temples, and museums are really impressive.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Lovely to wander around the old town with its shops, narrow cobbled streets and church ruins. A bit touristy but still worth a good look.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went back to Macau just to check out the old historic area. Plenty of tourists around the main sites but once off the main drag it was very peaceful. A great experience to wander around just checking out the building styles and contemplating how it would have been years ago. Wonderful history.

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Hong Kong, China
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261 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Macau several times and this was the first time we went to the Historic Centre. There was so much energy, great photo opportunities, sight seeing and lots of neat shops to go into. It is worth walking around just for the colorful buildings and people watching. Top sites: Guia fortress, A-Ma Temple, St.... More

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