Macau’s tourism depends on many places: the casino and the nightclub, along with the colonial past that marked Macau as a major tourist destination in Southeast Asia. Attracting the most number of tourists to visit, both domestic and foreign tourists.
The magnificent buildings stand against the backdrop of the green hills and Macau Island, about 60 km from Hong Kong, offering a unique combination of landscape and architectural wonders. Many tourists also fascinated in Macau. The main impression as one of Macao’s attractions is the development of contemporary tourist attractions, but it still retains its history, especially the colonial heritage.
Ruins of St. Paul’s
The ruins of St. Paul’s Church, founded in 1602, and burned in 1835, leaving only the front of the building. The ruins of St. Paul is one of the symbols in Macau. There is no entrance fee, and there are stairs to climb to see the beautiful view from above.
This field is seen as a witness to Macao’s history as an entry point for Western countries to China. Almost every corner of the building is characterized by European-style architecture. Among them are old buildings, many shops and restaurants can be visited. These ancient buildings are a heritage of Macao. You may need an umbrella or sunglasses if you are making a field visit during the day, because the sun is too hot.
The Venetian Macao
Venetian Macau or Macau Venice is one of the largest casinos and hotels in the world. All of its 3,000 rooms are suites, each with an area of more than 70 square meters and luxurious Italian marble bathrooms. The resort has more than 350 shops where you can experience shopping and entertainment with street artists, or rides the authentic Venetian gondola boat.
Macao derives its name from A-Ma-Gau, meaning the palace of Maama, a temple dedicated to the goddess of the sailors according to Buddhist beliefs, dating back to the early 16th century during the Ming Dynasty to commemorate Mazu, a girl the legend says that a devastating storm came on every port except the boat carrying the girl. When she arrived in Macao, the fishermen built her this temple. You can visit this teacher from 7 am to 6 pm.
Macau Fisherman’s Wharf
Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is located on an area of 111,500 meters and is the first tourist attraction and there are many entertainment, shopping, lodging and restaurants in this harbor.
Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre
It is also known that the Macau Tower is famous as the ‘Macau Sky Tower’. “The tower rises to 338 meters from the ground level to the highest point. A famous watch tower, by watching all over Macau from this tower. Inside this tower, you can also find restaurants, theaters, shopping malls and X-Wook. Tourists can walk around the outer edge of this building.
Paris Macao is also a shopping center, hotel and casino featuring its Eiffel Tower. It has free transportation from Macau Venice, Macau International Airport, Taipa Ferry Terminal, Lotus Borders and Sands Macau.
Rua de Conya
The Rua du Cunha is named after Portuguese explorer Tristao da Conya, a narrow pedestrian street just 10 to 15 minutes’ walk from Venice, offering a variety of delicious local cuisine and some famous shops and restaurants such as Lord Stow, Ki, Singh Cheung and many others.
Travisa da Baixao
Travisa da Baixao is also known as the Avenue of Love with a history of up to 80 years. The buildings are amazingly painted, making them beautiful wallpaper for tourists, and it is located next to St. Paul’s monuments.
Guan Yin Statue
Guan Yin Statue is located close to the hotel and the MGM Grand Casino, where the statue of Guan Yin, a bronze statue, stands 20 feet above the roof in the form of a bud of lotus. It is similar to the statue of the Virgin Mary, which was designed by the Portuguese artist Rocha Christina Leiria. This statue is a little far from the main island of Macau because it is built on a small artificial island, there is a long corridor and a connector on the left side of the statue, there is the visible location of the scientific center in Macau which houses unique construction engineers.
The casino building is distinguished by the exquisite interior design that exudes the former Portuguese colony. In addition to the Macau gun, the building contains some eye-catching casinos from both outside and inside. For example Grand Lisboa and MGM Grand.