Hunt down the rest of the monuments which make up the Historic Centre of Macau
I could easily have filled this entire article with a list of cultural heritage sites in Macau but that wouldn't be fun. Instead, here's a fun challenge to try when you're in Macau: hunt down all the historical monuments/places/parks which make up the Historic Centre of Macau.
Visit the many museums of Macau
Throughout this article, I've kept saying that Macau is a historical city, and that is best exemplified by the many museums the city has. You have the usual history and art museums, sure, but Macau also has a variety of special themed museums
Lord Stow's Caf￩
Every bit as cool as it sounds, Lord Stow's Caf￩ preserves the memory of a famous English baker in an apt way - dishing the delicacies he relished.
Soak Up Local Culture in Coloane
Looking for some peace and quiet, and a bite of culture to boot? Skip all the bustle of downtown Macau and the Cotai Strip, and head instead down to Coloane.
Hong Kong in a Day
It's only a 40-minute ferry ride away, so you can tick off several sights in a few hours.
A place like nowhere else
Macau is far smaller and less populated than its neighbour, with a different history and heritage from any other country.
Hac Sa Beach
Hac Sa Beach - which translates as "Black Sand Bay" is Macau's largest natural beach. It's on the southeast side of Coloane Island. The beach is a kilometer long and famous for its black sand. It gets its unique color from minerals in the seabed that are washed ashore.
Go fishing along the pristine Pacific coast. You can cast your lines on the beach or join a fishing tour that will take you far on the ocean for deep sea fishing.
Walk along the Old City Walls of Macau, which were built during the 16th and 17th centuries to protect Macau.
Usually it is just a spot for tourists to relax. However, there are occasionally performances, such as lion dances, during special occasions and holidays at the square. The square is where you can have a view of the sea, a picnic or just relax.
Rent a Cabana
The Venetian Macao offers luxury cabanas for a truly swanky poolside experience. In their cabanas, that can host up to four people, you'll find a mini fridge for your drinks, an AC unit and fan to cool down with and a cable ready 42 inch TV - allowing you to take a dip in the pool and then repair to watch the game from the comfort of your very own sofa chairs.
Explore on Foot
The Macau Government Tourist Office has created a series of self-guided walks which cover not only the major historic sites but narrow lanes which lead to a few eye-catching surprises.
Combatting Pirates Monument
The "Combatting Pirates Monument" in the town square commemorates a 1910 incident in which pirates held more than a dozen Guangdong students for ransom.
Discover Vquarium on your trip to Macau.
Location- Ground floor,city of dreams,Macau,China.
Grand Waldo Casino
Grand Waldo has a modest 30,000 square foot gaming area. They hosted about 40 table games and 150 or so slot machines. It's open 24 hours a day, a nice hotel and many restaurants to choose from. It was also on the water
Sample some of Macau's fine beef jerky, which was introduced and pioneered by Portuguese settlers. Free samples are available in many stores.
Thriving art scene
Revenue from casino taxes has helped propel spending on the arts, allowing for the development of an impressive art museum and Cultural Centre Complex.
Macau was the first and last European colony in China
The Portuguese settled in Macau in the 16th century and the island was handed back to China in 1999. Today, Macau is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) and is governed under the "one country, two systems" principal, which was the brainchild of late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.