Macau is an autonomous region on the south coast of China, across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. A Portuguese territory until 1999, it reflects a mix of cultural influence.
Macau Maritime Museum
If you want to understand the history of Macao then Macau Maritime Museum is the place for you. This is not an everyday museum, but the entire arena is shaped like a ship in Barra Pagoda. This was the place where the Portuguese first land
Ruins of St. Paul is considered the most important landmark where you can enjoy the Cathedral of St. Paul that dates back to the 16th century. The Church was burnt in 1835 and what remains right now is just a wall. You will also find a Museum at the base that has many religious artifacts.
The House of Dancing Water
The House of Dancing Water is the perfect entertainment spots to be in. This US$250 million attraction has custom-built theatre where you can also experience the world’s largest water show. Along with this, you will also be able to enjoy performances of gymnasts, circus artists, dancers, divers and motorcyclists.
Experience the thrill of jumping from a height which also holds a record in the Guinness book. Over here, you can experience the adventure of bungee jump from 233m, 764 feet. Apart from this, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the city. There is also a 360°Café which is the highest revolving restaurant of Macao.
If you love heights, then do not miss out on bungee jumping, skywalk or walking around the outer perimeter of the tower.
Macau Giant Panda Pavilion
If you are not visiting the Panda Land, then you are not experiencing Macao completely. Over here you can spot two giant pandas, namely – Kai Kai and Xin Xin. There are now two more pandas Dabao and Xiaobao which were given birth by Kai Kai and Xin Xin.
Mount Fortress & Macau Museum
This fort dates back to 1617 to 1626 due to which you will be able to understand the history of Macao even better. Apart from this you can also enjoy the city’s skyline and a beautiful garden. You can also enjoy the exhibitions which explain Macao as a city even better by showcasing the mix of culture and people.
Foodie Tour at Taipa Village
If you want to experience a relaxed day which I usually pick on my travel days, then Taipa Village is for you. Macao is a fusion of Chinese and Portuguese cultures and in this village you will experience and understand just that. You will be able to find traditional Portuguese architecture where you will see a total contrast to the modern casino district.
Travessa Da Paixão
If you are looking for an Instagrammable worthy place, then you have to visit Travessa Da Paixão. These pastel colored buildings look very beautiful during the daytime, making this place very lively.
This temple is built by fishermen in the 16th century to honour the sea goddess.