Travel guide to Macau
Map of Macau
1. Introduction : Macau main attractions - orientation
Macau, though often mentioned in the same breath as Hong Kong, is an intrinsically different place and
worthy of a trip in its own right. Read more.
2. Sightseeing - Architectural Treasures
Much of Macau’s appeal and charm comes from its Portuguese architecture, which was, until recently,
being quietly left to rot away. Even the shortest of strolls through historic San Malo will unveil a host of
buildings unrivaled in style or grandeur elsewhere in China. Read more.
3. Sightseeing - Churches & Temples
The Portuguese period has left Macau with a legion of grand and beautiful churches, while its Chinese
history provides a host of atmospheric temples, many dedicated to gods associated with the seafaring
nature of the territory. A-Ma Temple… Read more.
4. Sightseeing – Parks
Macau gets very hot in summer and its parks offer respite from the sun, a few historic monuments and
lots of good people-watching opportunities. Read more.
5. Sightseeing – Taipa and Coloane
Connected to the mainland by three bridges, these days Taipa is little more than an extension of the
peninsula. The island is home to Macau’s horseracing track and a couple of large parks, along with
the international airport… Read more.
Map of Taipa and Coloane
6. Macau museums
Macau has a collection of museums covering everything from its maritime tradition to the Grand Prix
and wine. You can buy a five-day pass… Read more.
7. Macau history
Though archeological finds indicate that Macau has been continuously inhabited for the last six
millennia, until five hundred years ago, its history was little different from that of any other coastal area
along the South China Sea. However, the expansion of European seafaring saw Portuguese
8. Tourist information
The Macau Tourist Office website is a good starting place for pretrip research.
9. Events and festivals in Macau
Macau’s varied cultural history has given it a full schedule of events and festivals throughout the year.
10. Macau Adventures
Macau has an abundance of adventures from city strolls to quiet hikes, clifftop golf to gambling at
casinos and racecourses, or the adrenaline rush of adventure sports.
Part 1: Bungee, Golf, Gambling, Casinos, Watersports
Part 2 : Walks – San Malo, Churches, Coloane
How to get to Macau
11. Check the cheapest air tickets to Macau
The most common way to arrive in Macau is by boat from Hong Kong, but it also has an international
airport with flights from other Asian cities and increasingly more Chinese cities, as well as a land border
with China. Read more.
13. How to get around Macau
Macau is a small place with ever more roads and bridges and an efficient public transport system.
14. Where to stay in Macao
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14. Useful information
Currency, language, entry requirements (visa),…
15. Pictures from Macau : Picture gallery 1, Picture gallery 2
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