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#1 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Performances
Owner description: The World’s Largest Water ExtravaganzaCity of Dreams and Franco Dragone Entertainment Group proudly present the world’s... more » Owner description: The World’s Largest Water ExtravaganzaCity of Dreams and Franco Dragone Entertainment Group proudly present the world’s largest water extravaganza – The House of Dancing Water. This breathtaking show is staged in the purpose-built Dancing Water Theater which features approximately 2,000 seats and is designed by world renowned Sandi Pei of Pei Partnership.A Must-see ExperienceThe House of Dancing Water is housed in a purpose-built theater designed with many breakthroughs including a stage pool that holds a record-breaking 3.7 million gallons of water, equivalent to 5 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This state-of-the-art theater provides the setting for an epic love story and spectacular journey through time, showcasing dazzling costumes, special effects and record breaking acts never seen before in a theater.The show is a must-see experience you’ll want to relive over and over again. Be sure to catch it, only at City of Dreams, Macau. « less
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#2 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Performances
Owner description: Meet your favourite DreamWorks characters from Shrek, Madagascar and more at Sands Cotai Central! Free daily 12:00pm to... more » Owner description: Meet your favourite DreamWorks characters from Shrek, Madagascar and more at Sands Cotai Central! Free daily 12:00pm to 6:45pm. Get your dancing shoes on as the DreamWorks All Star Parade starts at 3pm daily! Stay the night and wake up to an amazing Shrekfast breakfast with all of the DreamWorks gang, featuring delicious breakfast specials and live performances! Package deals available. « less
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#3 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Walking Areas

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 international city with the combination... more »

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#4 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Convention Centers
Owner description: The tenth tallest free-standing tower in the world (standing 338 meters at its highest point) offers an observation deck with... more » Owner description: The tenth tallest free-standing tower in the world (standing 338 meters at its highest point) offers an observation deck with panoramic views, restaurants, theaters, shopping malls and the thrilling "Skywalk X," a thrilling walking tour around the outer rim at a height of 233 meters above ground. « less
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#5 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Casinos

The Venetian is a 40 story hotel, casino and amusement complex located on reclaimed land in the area now designated as Cotai in Macau.  There are a many restaurants at the... more »

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#6 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Museums

Background This museum gives an excellent presentation of the history of Macau. The setting itself is impressive, as it is built into the fortress. The displays cover every... more »

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#7 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Located adjacent to the Leal Senado (Loyal Senate building) this square has been the center of urban Macau since the Portuguese began building in Macau.  The square is surrounded... more »

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#8 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with... more » Owner description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with intricate carvings by Japanese monks. « less
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#9 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Lighthouses

The Guia Fortress is part of the Historic City Center of Macau - UNESCO World Heritage Sight.  It was built between 1622 to 1638 and occupies the highest point in Macau.  It was... more »

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#10 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Also known as Zhengjia House, the Mandarin's House is part of the UNESCO World Heritage collection that makes up the Historic Centre of Macau.  Here you can find a large... more »

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#11 of 163 attractions in Macau

City of Dreams is one of several major entertainment facilities on the Cotai Strip in Macau.  Most famous for hosting the world class show called  House of Dancing Water, twice... more »

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#12 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Zoos

Built on the location of the old zoo in Seac Pai Van Park on the island of Coloane, the brand new, state of the art pavilion comprises two 330 sq meter indoor activity quarters... more »

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#13 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers

Sands Cotai Central is the latest major development by the Sands China Ltd group, from owners of the iconic Venetian Macao across the street. Part of Cotai Strip Resorts, bringing... more »

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#14 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Islands

Coloane (pronounced Ko Lo On) used to be an island, used before the Portuguese arrived as a salt making area.  After the Portuguese arrived it actually became mainly inhabited by... more »

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#15 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The name Galaxy implies the celestial heavens above – with our laser show, we’ve more than lived up to it by touching the... more » Owner description: The name Galaxy implies the celestial heavens above – with our laser show, we’ve more than lived up to it by touching the skies and beyond. As one of the largest laser shows in the world, our nightly showings employ state-of-the-art beams synchronized with surrounding music. With eight showings a night and a different spectacle every time, it’s a Galaxy MacauTM highlight that you can see from across Macau. « less
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#16 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Religious Sites

The A-Ma Temple is located in the southeast part of the Macau Peninsula, a short distance away from the historic Macau city centre area.  It is the oldest temple in Macau, built... more »

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#17 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Gardens

Lou Lim Iok Garden is 1.78 hectar area that was once a privately owned garden.  After being taken over by the government in the 1970s, the area was restored as a Suzhou style... more »

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#18 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Casinos

Background: Grand Lisboa Hotel, should not be confused with the smaller, older hotel next door, known as just the Hotel Lisboa.  The Grand Lisboa is the 58 floor golden building... more »

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#19 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Shops
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#20 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Taipa Village is a lovely area to spend time near the Cotai Strip in Macau.  This historic village, anchored by the famous Rua do Cunha, where plenty of traditional Portuguese and... more »

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#21 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites

Known also as Igreja de São Domingos, St. Domingo's is a Catholic church situated near the Largo do Senado (Senado Square) in the heart of the Macau city centre.   The church was... more »

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#22 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Religious Sites; Lookouts

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#23 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Military Bases/ Facilities
Owner description: Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an... more » Owner description: Built in the 16th century by the Jesuits and later used as a military base, this fort today features a public park, an observatory and the Macau Museum. « less
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#24 of 163 attractions in Macau

Macau's answer to the Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas, the Wynn Performing Lake is an 800,000 gallon artifically made lake with over 200 water nozzles, performing every 15 minutes... more »

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#25 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Museums
Owner description: Macao Science Center is a multi-functional science center designed with 3 major objectives: education, tourism and... more » Owner description: Macao Science Center is a multi-functional science center designed with 3 major objectives: education, tourism and conferences. It aims to stimulate and cultivate students’ interest in science and enhance public understanding of science and technology through interactive exhibitions and programs offered at the Planetarium. MSC wishes to become a regional tourist attraction combining learning, leisure and entertainment. It serves also as a convention center with state-of-the-art auditorium and facilities suitable for hosting meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events. Bus routes to Macao Science Center include 3A, 8, 10A and 12 towards Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 to 18:00 Closed on Thursdays and Lunar New Year’s Eve Note: MSC opens daily from 1 July until 31 August 2012 « less
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#26 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Specialty Museums

The Grand Prix Museum opened in 1993 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Grand Prix in Macau.  This musuem features a number of automobiles and race bikes that take part in... more »

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#27 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Specialty Museums

Macau Maritime Museum was built on the site where the first group of Portuguese explorers landed on Macau in 1553.  The exhibits explore major themes in the history of the... more »

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#28 of 163 attractions in Macau

The Fortune Diamond is lobby performance at the Galaxy Resort Macau that is similar to mechanical/audio performances found in other major venues in Macau, like the City of Dreams... more »

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#29 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Theaters

The Dragon’s Treasure (informally known as ‘The Bubble Show’) is located in a specially built theatre at the City of Dreams complex on the Cotai Strip.  The shape of the theatre... more »

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#30 of 163 attractions in Macau
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

The Loyal Senate (Leal Senado) building, located just off Senado Square in the heart of the Macau city centre, was originally built in the late 16th century and has seen many... more »

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