Things to see in Macau-


Banyan Tree Hotel

Stay at the fabulous Banyan Tree Hotel, part of the Galaxy resort of three hotels with a shared wave pool and beach, and a quiet adult’s pool surrounded by cabanas and pool attendants bringing drinks. The pic below is my standard-entry room with its own soaking pool!


Macau Science Center

Designed by Chinese American architect I.M. Pei, the Macau Science Center juts out along the ocean, and is easily visible to people taking ferries, cars, and trains.


Dine like a local

For a taste of "real" Macau, venture around the corner from Lord Stow's Bakery to Coloane Town Square, overlooking the waterway separating Macau from the Chinese mainland.


Be Serenaded by Real Gondoliers

The casinos blockbuster attraction is its network of canals. Just like the canals at the original property in Las Vegas or indeed in Venice itself, they are patrolled by gondalas manned by gondoliers warbling out tunes from the old country.


Get Lost in the Biggest Casino in the World

The Venetian Macao is the biggest casino in the world. Fact. Forget those pretenders in Vegas and Atlantic City, the Venetian Macao has 550,000 square metres of dedicated gaming space, that’s more than 800 gaming tables featuring everything from poker to fan tan and more than 3,400 slot machines – known locally as hungry tigers.


Hunt for bargains on rare and antique items in the famous pawn shops and curio dealers throughout Macau



The main dish of Macau is minchi, which is minced meat with potato cubes and rice. It is simple and sublime, and exhibits the marriage of Portuguese and Chinese cuisine and culture.


Museum of Taipa and Coloane

Details the earliest human settlements on the islands, the fishing industry prevalent on the islands, and the colonization and eventual independence of Macau.


Jardim Municipal da Montanha Russa

Relax in the Jardim Municipal da Montanha Russa, a park located on a hill that offers a terrific view of the city. The park has a diverse botanical collection, interesting statues, and a go-kart track for children.


Wait for and watch the lotus flower lights of the Casino Lisboa to bloom as the sun sets every day


Hac Sa and Cheoc Van

For those interested in outdoor activities, go for a swim or sunbathe on Macau’s two main beaches, Hac Sa and Cheoc Van. Thanks to Macau’s warm and humid climate throughout the year, it is always a good day to head to the beach.


Sir Robert Ho Tung Library

Take a walk and chill with some books in the Sir Robert Ho Tung Library, a former private mansion that is now a public library. Named after businessman and philanthropist Robert Ho Tung, its architecture and design is spacious and wealthy.


Na Tcha Temple

The Na Tcha Temple, built in 1888, is a Chinese folk religion temple in Macau, China dedicated to the worship of the deity Na Tcha. The Na Tcha Temple was built in homage to the child god of war.


The Michael Jackson Gallery

Micheal Jackson enthusiasts will be interested in seeing the nice little collection (free to visit) found at the Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16.


Ao Dang Bridge

The Ao Dang Bridge is a bridge between the Macau Peninsula and Taipa Island. It was originally named after the Governor of Australia as the Governor's Bridge.


Guia Cable Car

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The Guia Hill dominates the Macao peninsula and its top offers the best landscape views in town, namely the Pearl River and the surrounding islands. If you go in through the Flora Garden Gate (Avenida Sidónio Pais), you will find a Cable car, which will help to go up, besides offering you a panoramic view over the hill.


Nam Van Lake

The Nam Van Lake is one of two man made lakes in Macau. It is located at the southern end of Macau Peninsula. The lake was once part of a bay, created when the causeway partially closed off the bay.


Moorish Barracks

The Moorish Barracks is an interesting and unique inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage collection.


Matsu Cultural Village

Contemporary Buddhist temple dedicated to the goddess A-Ma, featuring a museum & memento shops.


Macau Tea Culture House

The Macao Tea Culture House is in Lou Lim Ioc Garden, on Avenida do Conselheiro Ferreira de Almeida. Opened on 1 June 2005, it is managed by the Macao Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau. Occupying 1,076 square metres, it is the first museum in Macao with tea culture as the theme.