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1. Ruins of St. Paul’s

Popularly known as Sam Ba Sing Tzik, Ruins of St. Pauls is situated near Mount Fortress and Macau Museum and is one of the most popular places in Macau. It is one of the top Macau tourist spots. This is the most important and age-old structure of Macau with a gigantic relic and a stairway that reflect the remains of the century-old Jesuit Church. This structure of the biggest catholic church of East Asia has five tiers, built in granite.

2. Senado Square

One of the most popular places to see in Macau, Senado Square is always bustling with tourists and locals making it one of the top Macau tourist places. The Square isnt just about shops, restaurants, and offices, this is an important World Heritage Site as announced by UNESCO since it well portrays the magical history of Macau.

3. The Venetian

Venetian the Vegas style and Venice-themed hotel is one of the stylish and best places to visit at Macau. It is known for ultra-luxurious expanses, spectacular d-cor, lavish facilities and amazing activities.

4. Macau Tower

Macau Tower is a significant landmark of the city, known for a-lovely view from the-top, a magnificent structure, and an incredible construction. Constructed by Gordon Moller, this beautiful structure is one of the amazing places to visit in Macau.

5. Na Tcha Temple

It is a small, simple single chambered traditional chinese temple locatedd behind the Ruins of St. Paul's. The building is painted gray, with few ornamentations, except for paintings on walls under the entrance porch. The temple's roof, rising five meters, is of the traditional yingshan style. True to traditional Chinese architecture, the Na Tcha has protective ceramic animal figures on its ridge.

6. Fishermans Wharf

Located near Maritime Terminal, Fishermans Wharf is a themed shopping mall and park, designed following Euramerican fisherman’s wharfs. Spread over sprawling 28 acres, the Fishermans Wharf has three sections; namely, Dynasty Wharf, East Meets West and Legend Wharf and is definitely one of the best places to visit in Macau.

7. Our Lady of Penha Church

The church was constructed in 1622 and became the property of the Augustinians until 1834 when they were expelled from Macau. It is located at the top of Penha Hill. At the front courtyard of the church stands the Our Lady of Lourdes statue. At the steps of the hillside staircase exists the picturesque grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

8. Wine and Grand Prix Museum

Grand Prix and Wine Museum are among the most spellbinding places to see in Macau. The Grand Prix Museum is known for displays that are connected to Grand Prix globally, such as images, video clips, demonstrated write ups, victory cups, chronicles of champions and many celebratory items. Macau Wine Museum is also one of the most popular and interesting places to visit in Macau. It displays different processes and stages of brewing to public. Sprawling over 1400 sq m area, this museum boasts of its collection of 1115 wine brands.

9. Fortaleza do Monte

Located in close proximity to St Pauls Ruins, this Fortaleza do Monte has historical cannons, barracks, cisterns and storehouses, used in significant historical battles. Known as a military fort, this place attracts tourists, especially history buffs. Today, one side of this vintage fort is refurbished as the city office of Macau Meteorological Bureau.

10. Hac Sa Beach

Hac Sa is the largest natural beach located on the south-western side of Coloane Island and one of the serene and splendid places to visit in Macau. This is a black sand beach and offers immense natural beauty. The serene shoreline and splendid beachfront attract nature lovers, honeymoon couples and travelers who prefer peaceful surrounding.

11. Kun Iam Statue

Kim Iam statue is a 20 m tall bronze statue of Goddess of Mercy emerging from a lotus. This work of art is located in outer harbor causeway and is one of the spectacular places to visit in Macau in one day. The lotus structure is an ecumenical center, which shares various pamphlets on Buddhism and preaches the religion too.

12. St. Dominic's Church

It is located in the peninsular part of the city at the Largo de São Domingos, situated near the Leal Senado Building. There is a museum inside the church namely Treasure of Sacred Art Museum which is located insidee the church's bell tower. It contains approximately 300 religious works of art and artifacts.

13. The Macau Canidrome Club

Canidrome Club is the only greyhound racing venue in Asia. The club is known for spectacular and thrilling dog races, 5 days every week. This premium club is one of the amazing places to visit in Macau for kids and has a-couple of grandstands, private boxes, and VIP lounges along with public stands for spectators and enthusiasts.

14. Guia Fortress

Guia Fortress is one of the oldest forts in Macau located in the highest point of the peninsula. The fort is an elegant white structure representing western and Chinese designs, showing off styles of spiritual and fabulous motivation.

15. City of Dreams

Located in Cotai, City of Dreams is a hi-tech and glittering entertainment zone and very popular among Macau tourist attractions. Nightlife in City of Dreams is just amazing with sparkling casinos, dazzling discotheques, posh pubs, exquisite clubs, amazing live performances, stylish accommodations, fine dining restaurants of global cuisine and designer brand shopping.

16. Mandarin’s House

Located by the side of Lilau Square, Mandarins house was the residence of Zheng Guanying who was a patriotic merchant of modern China. A beautifully architectured courtyard style mansion, this attraction became a UNESCO world heritage site in 2005 and considered as the part of Historic Center of Macau. This ancient monument was built in 1894 and after an eight year renovation this monument was opened for public in 2010.

17. Taipa Village

Just a few steps away from the Macaus famous Casino strip lies this traditional village which is one of the best areas of the city preserved. This village reflects the cultural side through its historic buildings, museums, galleries and shops which are standing there since old times. Adorned with pedestrian streets and beautiful alleys, it is one of the interesting places to visit in Macau.

18. The Venetian Macao

If you are tired of the museums and galleries in Macau, then the highlight of the city is still there to light up the nightlife. The Venetian Macao is the worlds biggest Casino resort standing at the famous casino strip. Replicating its sister property in Vegas, this resort is a perfect place to enjoy the after-hours like never before.

19. Studio City

Located in the Cotai region of Macau, the Studio city is a hotel and casino resort which is Asias first. This luxurious studio resorts integrates television, film production facilities, gaming and retail. Featuring an Art Deco design, the Studio city has various attractions to enjoy while enjoying its lavish interiors. Some of them are the Batman Dark Flight, the Cosmos food station and many more.

20. Cheoc Van Beach

Contrary to Hac Sa beach, Cheoc Van is made up of white sand. It is situated in a small bay, at the end of the main Coloane road. It’s a small paradise in its own way, calm and relaxing, being one of the many fun places in Coloane to spend the day. In the peak of summer heat, you can find shade and refuge under the palm trees situated near the public swimming pool. The beach is under lifeguard surveillance during the summer, so do not hesitate to go for a swim to cool off.