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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.

macau atttractions
There are plenty of well-known Macau attractions like the Ruins of St Paul’s and other popular areas to visit. But even though Macau is compact, there remain some hidden gems in Macau that most tourists are not aware of. Here are 10 spots you won’t find in the guidebooks...
gardens in macau
Shaped like a lotus flower, Macau which has historically been described as, “The Land of the Lotus Flower,” draws huge symbols of this elusive flower. For starters, the centre symbol of the Macau SAR (special administration region) flag is of the lotus. And come each June, the Macanese rejoice...
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...
taipa macau attractions
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...
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...