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Top things to do in Macau

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Ranked #1 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Cultural

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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Ranked #2 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Convention Centers; Observation Decks/ Towers; Other
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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Ranked #3 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Casinos/Gaming

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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Ranked #4 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks

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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Ranked #5 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

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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Ranked #6 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

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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Ranked #7 of 161 attractions in Macau
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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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Ranked #8 of 161 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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Ranked #9 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Ancient Ruins; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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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Ranked #10 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Islands; Outdoors

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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Ranked #11 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Religious Sites; Lookouts; Cultural

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Ranked #12 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Gardens; Outdoors

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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Ranked #13 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

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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Ranked #14 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural

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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Ranked #15 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Zoos/Aquariums

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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Ranked #16 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

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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Ranked #17 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Casinos/Gaming

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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Ranked #18 of 161 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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Ranked #19 of 161 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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Ranked #20 of 161 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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Ranked #21 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Shops; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; History Museums; Cultural
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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Ranked #23 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Specialty Museums; 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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Ranked #24 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Specialty Museums; 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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Ranked #25 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Art Museums; Museums

Located in the Cultural Center of Macau complex in the NAPE area, the museum was opened in 1999.  The Macao Museum of Art is a five-storied building, which has five exhibition... more »

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Ranked #26 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Shops; Cultural

Rua Do Cunho or 官也街 (Guanye Street) is the main street running through the Taipa Village on the island of Cotai in Macau.  It is the heart and soul of Taipa and an important area... more »

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Ranked #27 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Resort Communities; Other

Unlike the Las Vegas strip, Cotai strip is not one long road with casinos.  Rather the strip in this case is the strip of land created between two existing islands (Coloane and... more »

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Ranked #28 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural

Background Located out in the small village of Coloane, this small chapel serves as the major Catholic place of worship for the residents.  As a working church the insides are... more »

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Ranked #29 of 161 attractions in Macau

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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Ranked #30 of 161 attractions in Macau
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

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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