If you want to have World class entertainment, dining, shopping and also some cultural infusion experience then Macau is the place. Macau is a special administrative district located to the southeast of mainland China. The currency of Macau is the Macanese Pataca or MOP. Being Asia’s well-known gambling Mecca, it is a place to find the traditional Chinese culture while enjoying the exotic Portuguese buildings.
VISA Requirements : Macau has its own immigration policies separate from mainland China and you will need to check the visa requirements. However, nationals of 75 countries do not need a visa for tourist visits or short term business. For more information you can visit this link : http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/EDoN.html
Here we are providing some beautiful places which you can visit..
The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço, Macau. It is the oldest temple built in 1488. The temple is a destination offering silence and spectacular views. One of the most interesting times to visit A-Ma temple is during the annual Chinese New Year holiday, when worshipers flock to the temple grounds to make offerings, burn joss-sticks and shoot off firecracker rolls, which can make a real spectacle, especially on the first day of the Chinese New Year.
|Opening Hours||7 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|How to get there||Take bus No. 1, 2, 5, 6B, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 21A, 26, 28B, 55, MT4, N3|
Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, also known as Macau Tower, is a tower located in Sé, Macau. It is a fascinating place to see the sunrise in the morning or see the spectacular night-view of Macau. If you want to have some adventurous fun than you can do Bungy jumping here. Jumpers leap from a platform 233m above the ground and experience the ultimate free fall experience before slowing down 30 meters from the ground and rebounding back up. Night Bungy is also available from 6pm in winter and 7.30pm in summer.
|Opening Hours:||10:00—21:00 (Monday—Friday)
09:00—21:00 (on weekends and public holidays)
|How to Get There:||Take Bus 9A, 18 or 21 and get off at Macau Tower
Free shuttle bus offered by City of Dreams passes by the Tower.
Ruins of St. Paul’s
The Ruins of St. Paul’s are the ruins of a 17th-century complex in Santo António, Macau. The church was one of the greatest monuments to Christianity in Asia, intended to help the illiterate understand the Passion of Christ and the lives of the saints. The ruins now consist of the southern stone façade—intricately carved between 1620 and 1627 by Japanese Christians in exile from their homeland and local craftsmen under the direction of Italian Jesuit.
|How to get there :||Take Bus No. 8A, 17, 18, 19, 26|
The Senado Square, or Senate Square, is a paved town square in Sé, Macau. There are shopping centers and traditional Chinese restaurants around. Fashion clothes, famous snacks and the scenic environment make it a famous attraction. Firework displays, lion and dragon dances are usually held on special days such as the Chinese Spring Festival and Christmas. One can go and enjoy those activities.
How to get there :
|Take the bus No. 3, 3A, 4, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 19, 21A, 26A, 33 buses to the Av. De Almeida Ribeiro (San Ma Lo).|
Fisherman’s Wharf Amusement Park
is an integrated waterfront, hotel, convention, dining, retail and entertainment complex in Sé, Macau, China. It is a theme park and one of Macau’s landmark attractions. At Fisherman’s Wharf, you’ll find Indian, Thai and American food. Most boast terraces and some have sea views, both of which can be hard to find in a city that shuns dining al-fresco. Macau Fisherman’s Wharf opens 24 hours, with no admission fee.
|How to get there :||Take bus no. 1A,3,3A,8,10,10A,10B,17,28A,28B,28BX,28C,32, get off at Macau Fisherman’s Wharf.|
City of Dreams
City of Dreams is a resort and casino in Cotai, Macau, China. It is built, owned and managed by Melco Crown Entertainment, formerly known as Melco PBL Entertainment. City of Dreams is Melco’s second mega-sized property in Macau. One installation is called the Vquarium. A second installation designed to enhance the environment of the retail area features a large water sphere. One of the best attraction is the Dancing Water Theatre. The theatre contains one of the largest commercial pools in the world. “The House of Dancing Water” show is a great entertainment for all ages.
Grand Prix Museum
The Grand Prix Museum is a motor racing museum in Sé, Macau, China. It is co-located with and adjacent to the Macau Wine Museum. The museum has become a must-see place for F1 enthusiasts. More than twenty formula cars and motorcycles once driven by world-renowned drivers such as Eduarfo de Carvalho, Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard, are on exhibition here. The most eye-catching one is the racing car placed in the center of the hall. It enables you to experience racing on the challenging tracks at an extreme high speed.
|Hours:||10:00-18:00 (Closed on Tuesday)|
|How to Get there:||The museum is inside Macau Tourism Activities Center, together with Macau Wine Museum. Take bus 1A, 3, 3A, 10, 10A, 10B, 12, 17, 23, 28A, 28B, 28C, 32 and get off at Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes, New Reclaimation Area, not far from Centro Cultural de Macau.|
Macau Wine Museum
The Macau Wine Museum is a wine museum in Sé, Macau, China. Among the newly brewed wine, about 50 varieties of them are offered for tasting, which provides people a rare chance to experience the famous wine. In addition, a set of mannequins was displayed with various regional dresses of different regions of Portugal.
|Opening Hours:||10:00 to 18:00 (Closed on Tuesday)|
|How to Get There:||Take bus 1A, 3, 3A, 10, 10A, 10B, 12, 17, 23, 28A, 28B, 28C, 32 to Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes, New Reclaimation Area. The museum is also inside Macau Tourism Activities Center together with Grand Prix Museum.|
Venetian Macau Resort Hotel
The Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel is located on the Cotai Strip, Estrada da Baía de N. Senhora da Esperança with an area of about 980,000 square meters (242 acres). The Venetian is truly Luxurious. Huge Rooms and and very Huge Property, at times you feel lost. The Resort has got everything you want Mall, Casino, exhibition, accommodation and large scale gaming.
|There are many free shuttle buses between the Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel and other areas in Macau, such as Airport, Ferry Teminal and Gongbei Border.|
|Grand Canal Shoppes: Sunday-Thursday: 10:00-23:00
|The Gondola Trip: MOP$ 108 (adults) MOP$ 80 (kids)
ZAİA: MOP$388-$788 (adults)
MOP$194-$394 (kids from 2-11)
* Kids under 2 years old are not allowed to enter the theatre.
Kun Iam Statue
The Kun Iam Temple is a temple in Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Macau, China. It is one of the three largest and richest Buddhist temples in Macau.It is regarded as one of the oldest temples in Macau and was founded in the 13th century by the venerable Kun Iam. It’s the most impressive and magnificent bronze statue that combines western and Chinese styles.
|How to get there||Take Bus No. 8, 12, 17|
Historic Centre of Macau
The Historic Center of Macao, also known as the Centro Histórico de Macau, is a collection of over twenty locations that witness the unique assimilation and co-existence of Chinese and Portuguese cultures in Macau.In 2005 the Historic Centre of Macau was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, making it the 31st designated World Heritage site in China. provides a unique testimony to the meeting of aesthetic, cultural, architectural and technological influences from East and West.
|How to get there||You can take bus No. 8A, 17, 18, 19, 26, and then get off at the Historic Centre.|
Camoes Garden is located in Santo António, Macau, China. It is the oldest park in the territory covering 20,000 square metres of space. The small mountains, the topping trees, the flourishing grass and flowers will all capture your imagination as you walk through the garden. With a tranquil grotto and a small waterfall, the garden gives visitors a beautiful Macao view from above. There is also a small but beautiful temple near the entrance to the garden. You will definitely enjoy the natural scenes and the atmosphere here.
|How to get there||Take bus No. 8A, 17, 18, 19, 26|
The Macau Museum is located on the hill of the Fortaleza do Monte in Santo António, Macau, China. The museum presents the history of the city and territory of the former Portuguese colony of Macau. It’s the biggest museum located in the heart of city. Construction of the museum includes an exhibition building in Monte Fortress and an administration building to the north of fortress. Different from other museums in Macau which consist only one specific theme, this was built to show the face of different nationalities harmoniously living here together during the past centuries.
|Admission Fee||Adults: 15 patacas;
Children between 5-10 years old, adults over 60 years old and students: 8 patacas;
Children under 5 years old and school parties: free;
Entry free on every 15th day of the month
|Opening Hours||10:00 to 18:00 (admission stops at 17:30)
Closed every Monday
|Guide Service||Guiding service in Cantonese, Portuguese, Mandarin and English is offered here.|
|Bus Route||Take bus 2, 3, 3A, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 18, 19, 21A, 26A, 33 and get off at Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro. Then walk through Senado Square to Ruins of St. Paul’s Church for ten minutes. The museum is just next to the ruins.|
Macau Giant Panda Pavilion
The Macao Giant Panda Pavilion is a zoo in Seac Pai Van Park, Coloane, Macau, China. The pavilion is shaped like a giant fan in an area of 3,000 m2. It consists of indoor activity quarters, outdoor yard and indoor exhibition area. If you love watching panda’s, then this is the place for you.
|Opening Hours||10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission until 4:45 p.m.). Closed on Mondays, admission at 6 intervals per day; Closed on Tuesdays if Monday is a public holiday|
|How to get there||Take bus No. 15, 21A, 25, 26, 26A, 50, N3|
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