7 Must Visit Places for a Good Family Time in Macao

Shoppers and explorers, looking out for an affordable vacation with family. Try Macao, you wouldn’t regret going to this historically and culturally rich place.


With beautiful heritage sites, shopping complexes diverse cuisines and ruins of a colonial history, you’re going to have an experience of a lifetime. We’re putting together 7 must visit places for families vacationing in Macao:

St. Paul’s Cathedral:

This renaissance façade is one of the most important places to be visited in Macao. This church was designed in the seventeenth century and was destroyed in a fire in late nineteenth century. One of the special features of this cathedral includes statues of Jesus as an infant, Virgin Mary and the angels.  Highlights of this cathedral include a shrine just above the chapel in order to pay a tribute to the Japanese martyrs who lost their lives to persecution of Christians. So, the best way place to teach your children the importance of martyrdom and history of the Former Portuguese Colony.

Macao Tower:

This tower is 338 meters above the city and is the 10th highest self-connected tower in the world. If you’re an admirer of heights and breath taking skyline views, you should definitely visit this amazing place. Dine at the revolving restaurant and shop at the variety of shops in and around. An experience of a lifetime for you and your family. If you’re a fan of theatricals then Macao tower has a lot in store for you.

Guia Fortress:

A UNESCO world heritage site, Guia fort was designed initially as a defending tower against attackers from the sea. It also houses the very first lighthouse in the Asian region. A chapel, a lighthouse and a heritage site, what more does a person want?

The Senate and Senado Square:

Window shopping, restaurant hopping, amazing lights and what not. Senado square is no less than an amusement park. The Senate Library that is a home to more than 50,000 rare manuscripts, some of which are more than 500 years old. Go have lunch at any of the multi-cuisine restaurants and go shopping, a complete fun experience.

Fortaleza De Monte: Home of the Macao Museum:

The base camp of Portugal army and what we know as the Macao Museum is one of the most amazing places to visit in Macao. Macao museum is a place where Macanese, Portugal and Chinese archaeology and anthropology reside together.

City of Dreams:

City of Dreams is a exclusive unified resort with great medium of entertainment, an amazing range of accommodation, international and local cuisines in affordable restaurants, and shopping brands. The Bubble is an amazing multi-media place and attracts great crowd. Enjoy great cafes and shop for all the brands you want.

Dom Pedro V Theatre:

Dom Pedro V Theatre situated at Largo de Santo Agostinho and is known as one of the very first western styled theatres in China. Most of the public events, plays and important celebrations are done in the theatre. This former Portugal Colony is rich in history, art and culture, theatre is the best way to portray once culture. So, add it to your must visit list and enjoy your vacations.

Coloane Island and Hac Sa Beach:

South of the Macao peninsula is where the Coloane Island lies and is a sight to sore eyes. With tropical vegetation, pine forests and farmland this is an ideal place for a family trip. Vacationing here gives you ample opportunity of relaxation with family. Kids are more than happy to go to beaches and this is just the place. So, what are you thinking?

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