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Historic Centre of Macau

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There are many historic buildings in Macau, especially Senado Square. Walking from the Senado Square towards St Paul Church, you will see many of the building with Western and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are many historic buildings in Macau, especially Senado Square. Walking from the Senado Square towards St Paul Church, you will see many of the building with Western and Chinese influence. Such as Civic & Municipal Affairs Bureau, Macau Government Tourist Office, Mercy Church Meseum, Saint Dominic's Church, Holy House of Mercy, Na Tcha Temple, Monte fort and Macao Museum.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A one time see place with few old buildings and markets near. . Purely overhyped and not that exciting..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even if it was a bit crowdy, this visit was very intersting and the mix Of the two cultures is rather disturbing when you think where you are situated!

Thank Mariottich
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking around Historic Center Macau is worth your time. Guide maps are available Online and brochures at visitor centers. Trip advisor lists great Portuguese restaurants that are as good as those in Portugal.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Coming from Europe we probably expected too much from this Unesco World Heritage site. There are very few old buildings and most of them need urgent refurbishment.

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Montgomery, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Macau for the day whilst staying in Hong Kong, attracted by the tourist information and guides which described the wonderful Portuguese architecture and old streets and buildings. I must say we were very disappointed, not just by the small scale of the Portuguese buildings left within a city which lacks character and soul, but also by the fact... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice square with markets surrounding. I wouldn't rave about it and I can't say its a must see. Some history behind it with the Portuguese.

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I also noted in another review for Senado Square - the historic centre of Macau is fascinating and simply walking around the streets can easily fill our half a day or even more. Lots of great, unique things to eat and do. I would note that perhaps it's worth getting a cellular plan even for a single day's visit,... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went a side trip to Macau When we went to Hong Kong and we landed in this place. It was night when we arrived in Macau around 9:00PM good thing Places like this are still alive even after Midnight. There are actually lots of People around this place even around 2am. People drinking, partying, and having some get-together stuffs.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This location looks like a bit of Portugal and has been restored. Worth a visit to discover some of the history of Macau, especially at night. Lots of shops and good restaurants in the side streets.

Thank Yuri R

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