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Historic Centre of Macau

Address: Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Ranked #1 of 164 Attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The Portuguese and chinese architecture blend in a formidable way. The small tours with information, gives you a precious information, about you are seeing.

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Weilburg, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We went there on a sunday and it was really nice to see all the Portuguese Heritag mixed with Chinese advertising. The tiled road signs with Portuguese and Chinese inscritpions were really special. But, in order to enjoy this place, you have to be careful to pick the right day and time. Last sunday definitely was the wrong time. The... More 

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Salem
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Quaint little place with all local food and international cuisine . Its a nice place to stroll around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Walking the streets, seeing the vendors and the old churches gives you a sense of an old European town.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Having spent much time in the area referred to as the Macau World Heritage, we have identified two main areas and six unique sections, of the Historic Centre of Macau. This review is the 5th of 6 installments that will be posted, each highlighting a specific area and section, which can be visited during trips to Macau. The series will... More 

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

no place in Macau looks or feels like Macau more than this older part of the town. you can still walk on the portugese pedestrian pavements, down the narrow streets and alleys which you would find so unique.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited Macau about 12 years ago and revisited recently. On our initial visit, there was a persistent strong Portuguese influence which is disappearing rapidly. However, the city seems much cleaner though busier. The gardens somewhat distant from the central sights were the highlight of our touring.

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I live and work in Macau (since 2011). I walk through the downtown historic center (The Senado Square/San Ma Lou) three or four times a week usually. It's a charming place with many people, sites, food to enjoy, people to meet and ever changing decorations and celebrations commemorating many holidays and festivities. It is also a safe place for everyone,... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

the area in itself is a landmark and it depends on the occasion it is also adorned with wonderful decorations. you could see, feel even imagine what Macau was like many years back...

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

For a day trip quite nice but the hotels & casinos are the top attractions in Macau. Few nice Portuguese buildings & streets are crowded.

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