Macao’s Premier Attractions
1. The House of Dancing Water
Performing in the 2,000-seat DancingWater Theater, by a cast of 100 international artists,THE HO– — USE OF DANCING WATER incorporates mesmerising special effects, dazzling costumes and visual treats with the most breathtaking acrobatics, artistic and aerial performances.
2. Ruins of St. Pauls
Traveling Macau without visiting the Ruins of St Paul literally means not visiting Macau attractions at all. It is one of the most visited Macau attraction. Originally built in 17th century, it was destroyed by fire in 1835 & what remains till today is the facade of the Church & St Paul’s college.
3. A Ma temple
Macau’s name is derived from A-Ma-Gau or Place of A-Ma and this temple dedicated to the seafarers’ goddess dates from the early 16th century.
4. Senado Square
Senado Square has been Macao’s urban centre for centuries & still a popular venue for celebrations. It is paved with a wave-patterned mosaic colored stones created by the Portuguese.
5. Grand Prix Museum
The Grand Prix Museum is a motor racing museum. The Macau Grand Prix now enjoys a history of over 50 years starting in 1954. More than twenty formula cars and motorcycles once driven by world-renowned drivers such as Eduarfo de Carvalho, Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard, are on exhibition.
6. Macau Tower
Soaring 338 meters above the city, the Macau Tower is the 10th highest freestanding tower in the world and the 8th tallest in Asia. At the Outdoor Observation Deck the Tower dominates the skyline and offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Macao cityscape.
7. Coloane Village
Coloane village is the place to get a glimpse of Macao’s real heritage. An afternoon spent roaming the streets of Coloane will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and as a bonus you will get to taste Macao’s real egg tart fresh from the oven.
8. Taipa Houses Museum
Just a short stroll from Taipa Village, on a small waterfront esplanade next to the woody hill of Taipa Grande, Taipa Houses Museum comprises a line of five beautiful pale-jade colonial houses, which used to be the homes of prosperous Macanese families and senior Portuguese officials back in the 1920s, and have been converted to a museum in the late 1990s.
9. Fisherman’s wharf
Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is a 111,500m² park and the first-ever cultural, themed and creative attraction in the tourism industry of Macau. Centrally located in the outer harbour and it is not purely a theme park, but also combines dining, shopping, entertainment, accommodation, convention and exhibition facilities in one single location.
10. Guia Fortress
Guia Fortress was initially designed to defend Macau from attacks from the sea, but because of its position overlooking the entire city, its chief value has been as an observation post. The lighthouse stands at 91 meters tall, and has a light visible for some 20 miles in clear weather conditions. The Guia Fortress was a restricted military area until 1976 when it opened as a major tourist attraction.
11. Hac sa Beach
HAC SA, which means famous black sand, is Macao’s largest natural beach. The black sand bay flaunts such a unique appearance, it is amongst the top amazing places of Macao.
12. Giant Pandas
Meet KAI KAI and XIN XIN, the adorable Giant Pandas at the Panda Pavilion, home to 300 pandas!
The Pavilion is actually a state of the art facility designed by best ecological minds to mimic nature. It’s roof has been given an impression of a sea shell.
13. Macau 3D World
Enjoy a laughter-filled day with your family at the Macau 3D World. The 18,000 sqft museum has over 100 photography points in 7 theme zones.Take back interesting photos with Michael Jackson, famous Macao & French landmarks or dinosaurs!