Why should you visit Macau? Check this out!#20ThingsILoveAboutMacau

Tripoto
30th Oct 2019
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Day 1

Macau is known as the 'Vegas of China', it is indeed an epicentre of gambling and glitz. While luxury entertainment here is world-class, the city has much more to offer than that.
 • 1)RUINS OF THE CHURCH OF ST. PAUL
The first thing i want to talk about is the 'Ruins of the Church of St Paul'. It is the most treasured icon in Macau, the towering facade and stairway are all that remain of this early 17th-century Jesuit church.For people who loves taking pictures,this place won't dissappoint you.
 •  2)THE SENADO SQUARE
Senado Square is probably the most well-known places to visit in Macau. It is full of heritage sites, shops, restaurants, and several souvenir and snack vendors.It is also worth to try local food with several shops even having a century or decade-long tradition and history.
You can take great shots from Senado Square .
 • 3) MACAU MUSEUM
Macau's one of the best tourist attractions is the Macau Museum. It is located in Mount Fortress (Fortaleza do Monte).The Macau Museum is devoted to the culture and history of Macao, having a large number of objects of cultural and historical importance, which display the way of living of several communities, which have housed the city for around the centuries
 • 4)WALK THROUGH TAIPA VILLAGE
The historical Taipa village is located near Cotai strip.The village has pedestrianised alleys, where one can enjoy long walks as they browse through the temples, museums, and souvenir shops.You can visit Taipa House Museum, Pak Tai Temple, Our Lady of Carmo Church whil walking through the village.
 • 5)THE A-Ma TEMPLE
The A-Ma Temple is one of the ancient Chinese temples you will see in Macau.This temple doesn't fails to attract devotees across the world.
 • 6)THE HOUSE OF DANCING WATER
Located at City of Dreams, Estr. do Istmo, The House of Dancing Water is a must see extravaganza. And for the rest, it is an experience of a lifetime. Among the astounding Macau shows, this artistic display is staged in the Dancing Water Theatre and uses dazzling costumes, special effects, captivating acts, and approximately 3.7 million gallons of water to narrate an epic love story.
 • 7)THE HAC SA BEACH
The largest natural beach in Macau,Hac sa beach is located on the south coast of Macau.
When it's summer,it is the mostly prefered tourist spot in Macau.Relaxing on the beach and enjoying the sunset will be an unforgettable memory.
 • 8) THE VENETIAN
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 meters of dedicated gaming space. That means more than 800 gaming tables featuring everything from poker to fan-tan and 3,400 slot machines – known locally as hungry tigers. It’s said to be the 6th biggest building in the world.
9)FISHERMAN'S WHARF
One of the nicest places in Macau is the Fisherman's Wharf.The Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is the first theme park in Macau. It is located in the Macau Peninsula and near the Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal. The place includes over 150 stores and restaurants, six rides, hotel, and a casino.
10)BUNGEE JUMPING FROM MACAU TOWER
Macau Tower, China Summon your courage as you sit on the 233m-high observation deck of this 338m tall tower before bungee jumping down to the city below, finishing 30m above the ground and reaching a speed of 200km/h.
11)SKYCAB CABLE CAR (WYNN PALACE)
The sky cab is a free ride that takes you in a loop. Good place to take pictures, and rounding the dragon corner was sudden, intense, and fun. Not at all scary for little kids though.
12)SHOPPING IN MACAU
The indoor shopping area is punctuated by oversized chandeliers and contemporary art installations. Apart from a stable of high-end brands, the mall is also home to a Pierre Hermé bakery.
13)THE MACAU EIFFEL TOWER
Feel like you're in Paris even when you're in Macau because the iconic Eiffel Tower is now at The Parisian Macao, no less! A new landmark of the city, the tower has many of the ornamental touches that it's counterpart in Paris has, making you really feel like you're all the way in Paris.
14)GUIA LIGHTHOUSE
Situated on the peak of Guia Hill – the highest point of Macao Peninsular, Guia Fortress, Chapel and Lighthouse affords sweeping views of the entire Macao Peninsula.
15)THE MACAU SCIENCE CENTRE
For space lovers, Macau has something for them too. Situated in the Macau Science Centre, this planetarium offers 3D films covering infinity and beyond in the best quality possible (confirmed by Guinness World Records). You might not be the astronaut you once dreamed you would be, but this theatre will make you feel like you are in outer space. 
16)GAMBLING IN MACAU
Despite the constant comparison to Las Vegas, Macau is actually considered as THE world’s largest gambling centre. This has contributed to the skyrocketing of the city’s GDP, which in turn contributes to the “premium” feel that you get all over Macau. However, the casino culture stands in stark contrast to Macau’s true charms.
17)DELICIOUS FOOD VARITIES
Travellers are in for a massive treat because Macau is a gastronomic nirvana, and this alone can be a major reason why you should visit the place. Try the Portuguese fried rice, as well as the charcoal roasted seafood and African chicken. Do not forget the local specialty, the Macanese egg tart, which is quite different from other egg tarts because it has less sugar. Also, check the streets for your dim sum fix.
18)MAU GIANT PANDA PAVILION
The Mau Giant Panda Pavilion, one of the most popular and fun parts of the Seac Pai Van Park. Here, two giant pandas named Kai Kai and Xin Xin welcome visitors every day. They live in a 3000 square meter enclosure with outdoor and indoor facilities, and admission costs only 10 patacas.
19)FISHING
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.
20)THE GRAND PRIX MUSEUM
For fans of cars and racing, the Grand Prix Museum is a terrific fit. Check out rare cars, outfits, and records, and learn about racing history here.

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