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Historic Centre of Macau

Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Ranked #2 of 176 Attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Walking Areas
Traveler Description: In 2005 the Historic Centre of Macau was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage list.  It gained such a listing due to the uniqueness as an... more »
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Kochi , India
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

To get a real feel of the Old world charm of Macao. . You should vusit this place... most of the time it's crowded... but still it is worth. .. Ideally 2 visits recommended. .. one in the morning and in the evening. . Try to dine in some of the fine restaurants. .. should go for tge Portuguese chinese... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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63 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This is one of the main places for tourist to come and visit in Macau. It's defiantly full of people and crowds but it's still lovely to walk around and visit the shops or grab a bite to eat. Charming area of the city and quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

One of the places at Macau that you must visit. Arrived at this area at night time and it was a mid autumn festival. The street was full with lights. A lots of people from different country enjoy the street and the beautiful buildings that full with the history.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 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 4th of 6 instalments 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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singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

When I was last there in 2003, it was still a relatively charming little city centre. This time , in Aug, it was hot, packed with tourists ... and you would literally be moving with a crowd down to the famous Ruins of st paul. Try to visit early in the day when its hopefully a little less crowded... and... More

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Robertson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Well worth the wander though the streets to look at the old colonial buildings, although wear very comfortable shoes - the Portuguese penchant for cobble paving with small black and white stones is very hard on the feet - it brought back painful memories of Rio.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Busy but interesting place, good to look around and see Macau's history and heritage, lots of food options for snacking, or perhaps just stopping to get coffee while deciding which casino to check out next.

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went to see if it was like las Vegas it was but it's not vegas Plenty of casinos butnotasmany cheap places to eat and go to

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is where I usually go to eat and people watch. It is very busy on the weekends and great people watching. Have to see the church facade, and the fort. The museum is worth going to I think most people don't because it is never busy. Get an ice cream, or a coffee and sit by the fountain and... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Most everything is priced right in Macau, Hotels are on the pricey side but the rest good. Walking to all the attractions is a breeze. the food in all the Alleys give you the feeling of being a local.

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