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Historic Centre of Macau

Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Casino money has turned a run down port into a beautifully restored tourist destination. I'm not sure about the morality of the linkage, but it makes old Macau a lovely, relaxing place to spend a few days. And you don't have to visit a casino...More

Thank LH M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting spot to visit, including ruins, historic buildings etc. Well worth stopping to look. Also the shopping nearby is good.

Thank China150
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful protuguese architecture at Macau city centre. Worth to spend 1 day walking around. Highly recommended.

Thank wsburgos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Macau was a "Portuguese colony" for only 103 years... but prior to that it was "rented" by China to Portugal for 330 years!! This "extended stay" is the base of much of Macau's fascinating current cultural heritage--- and, which was recognised by UNESCO as a...More

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Macau maintains in its tight familiar quaintness what HK next door seems to have lost. The entire centre is an outstanding world heritage contribution. Make sure you pick up the fee Cultural/heritage guide to Macau form just about anywhere.

1  Thank Luis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This city centre has plenty of old & new buildings,crowded with shops & cafes.A nice place to explore walking through the narrow lanes & bylanes & experience the local culture.

Thank Deepak_01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to enjoy a day of sightseeing in Macau and we sure did. This place was so different from China and since we’ve never been to Europe, this is the closest thing we could imagine to being in Europe. The architecture, shops, bakeries, restaurants...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this area a few times while in Macau. Getting here by public bus or taxi is very easy from any part of Macau. The Portuguese style architecture in the main areas is well preserved and rather nice, and the tiled roads are classic....More

Thank SL9999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to Macau and despite the heat, had a happy day wandering around the busy and photogenic Historic Center which is packed with both interesting shopping and food.

Thank archibalda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting historic center of the town with lots of portuguese colonial style buildings. Quaint place if it is not too crowded. Plenty of restaurants around but not much shopping, other than bakeries and souvenir shops

Thank Javier S
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Ronald D
Are shops open on Sunday
5 March 2017|
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Response from him b | Reviewed this property |
Most shops ,museums and tourist attractions are open Sunday.
I would like to visit The Historical center of Macau for one evening but my husband uses a wheelchair. Is this a practical option? Would appreciate your advice.
3 March 2017|
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Response from CharlieG_10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The sites of the Central Macau are cobble stoned so may not be practical. It is flat for some of the way then there is a steep hill to the Church ruins. Plus it is very crowded. I would not recommend the visit
We want to travel by ferry from HKG in the morning, then have some lunch, then say a three hour sightseeing trip to incorporate the old centre of Macau. We are booked for the Dancing Waters show at 5 pm so need to be back at that venue in time. Not interested in the new part of Macau. Thank you.
28 January 2017|
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Response from Anne R | Reviewed this property |
I agree, Easy to do. A taxi is possibly the safest choice but I did a similar time-frame visit catching the local very cheap bus. Inside the arrival port, to the right of the door out, is an information desk - very helpful... More