Western Side of the Pearl River Delta, People’s Republic of China
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese,
Best Time to Visit: October to December
Time Zone: GMT/UTC +8
Driving Side: Left Side
Main Attractions: A-Ma Temple, Camoes Garden and Grotto, Grand Prix Museum, Kun Iam Temple, Lin Fung Temple, Lou Lim Iok Garden, Macau Maritime Museum, Macau Wine Museum, Monte Fort, Ruins of St. Paul's, Sun Yat-Sen Park, Historic Centre of Macau, Macau Tower, etc.
Ready to take on a heady mix of rich tradition, glitzy places and modern nightlife? Welcome to Macau, one of the two special administrative regions of People’s Republic of China. Right from scintillating night life, to plush markets, to traditional festival celebrations, to tall skyscrapers, Macau has all the perfect ingredients of a successful tourist destination. The place is quite developed and has some flourishing industries like clothing & textiles, electronics, gadgets, toys, etc. The tourism industry is booming here since the past few years, transforming this sleepy little place into a much visited tourist destination. If you want to know what are the tourist attractions and places to see in Macau, just scroll down the information given below.
The nightlife of Macau is one that shouldn’t be missed. If you have always wanted to go to Vegas, but somehow couldn’t, this is the place to make up for it. Known for its Vegas-style casinos, pubs, bars, restaurants, etc., the nightlife of Macau will make even the most serious people, laugh and enjoy to the hilt. The streets of Macau come to life after sunset and attract all “nocturnal creatures” to come and have a party. Places like Leal Senado fountain, Avenida da Praia Grande, Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Centre are the best ones to check out if you want a good gambling experience here.
Macau has a lot of places to see and people who visit this place will definitely be mesmerized with the range offered here. Museums, art galleries, famous religious temples, fortresses, gardens, etc. will definitely provide you more than just a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Macau. Get set to be dazzled by the sheer beauty of the temples like A-Ma Temple (oldest Chinese Temple in Macau), Kun Iam Temple (largest and wealthiest Buddhist temple) and Lin Fung Temple (constructed during Ming dynasty). The collection of artifacts and varied exhibits in museums like Grand Prix Museum, Macau Maritime Museum, Macau Wine Museum, etc will amaze you beyond belief.
Macau is one place where you have the liberty to shop till you drop. The articles that you can get here range from clothes, silk, jewelry, toys, gadgets, antiques, porcelain, mobile phones, watches, cashmere sweaters, etc. The best part is that the expensive articles are available at a cheaper price than neighboring places. Check out places like Senado Square and the Red Market, if you want some really exotic articles and souvenirs at a good price. These places are also famous for garment factories so you can be sure to get fantastic clothes at a very pocket-friendly prices.