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Macau is rich in heritage and culture. A blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures, there are surprises around every corner in delightful Macau.

st lazarus
When it comes to beautiful and memorable places in Macau, images of Senado Square, the Ruins of St. Paul and Taipa Village quickly come to mind. However, it is the St Lazarus district that I find to best exemplify Macau’s charm and beauty. St Lazarus is the smallest of the...
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Like many languages around the world, Portuguese has a proverb advising against putting new wine in old bottles – yet that’s exactly what’s happening in Taipa, the historic fishing village that’s reinventing itself for the 21st century. And the renewal of Taipa Village is proving to be a roaring...
World Heritage Sites
When planning what to do in Macau, exploring the city's World Heritage sites should be at the top of the list. A few years ago, the Historic Centre of Macau celebrated its 10th anniversary! It was formally inscribed onto the UNESCO World Heritage list in July 2005. At that...
kuan yin statue nacao
If you've been to Macau before then you might have already ticked these places to visit in Macau off your list. Uncover the enchanting tales of Macao's past in Our Lady of Fatima Parish, which is one of eight intriguing self-guided walking trails of Macao's tourist spots. Download the...
tak seng on pawnshop
With so many places to visit in Macau, it's sometimes difficult to decide what to put on your Macau itinerary. Where there’s gambling, you’ll usually find pawn shops. And Macau is no exception. However, this special administrative region of China is also full of museums. One Macau museum worth...
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Settled by Portuguese traders in the mid-16th century in an area already occupied by Chinese farmers and fishermen, Macau fostered exchange between East and West for more than 400 years, reminders of which include traditional Chinese architecture and the oldest Western structures on Chinese soil. There are lots of places...

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14 Spas in Macau You’ll Never Want To Leave

The explosion of new five-star resorts in Macau over the last few years has brought an unexpected benefit. The Macau spa industry has taken...