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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 31 December 2016

Excellent tourist attraction which should figure high on anyone's list of things to do in Macau. Very busy, but worth it.

Thank John E
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We visited the historic centre a couple of times, theres not a lot to see apart from the old buildings and the ruins and countless shops selling the same beef jerky and cookies. But it does have a buzz to it and the locals are...More

Thank mervous
Reviewed 29 December 2016

At first glance, I thought I was in Lisbon. The black and white cobblestones, the architecture of the buildings and the design was very similar to the Barrio Alto of Lisbon. A charming place to visit anytime, but even more special at Christmas when the...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The old historic area of Macau is great and worth exploring in detail. Follow the heritage walk and discover wonderful old churches and buildings stepped in history.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Pasteis de nata, almond cookies, crowds of people, narrow cobblestone streets at he bottom of the ruins.

Thank Etienne D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Be aware of the crowds on the weekends. Great people watching area. Leal Senado worth the time to visit. Many shops and restaurants to explore.

Thank AlbertoSF
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Walk from A-Ma temple to St Paul's ruin. Use the route on Macau tourism to follow this route. Do this in the morning during hot days.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Despite it being overrun by tourists on a weekday in December, the architecture and colonial buildings were still a stand-out. Truly well-kept and an interesting blend of west and eastern influences.

Thank jaye_w
Reviewed 27 December 2016

With more than 20 historical locations, you will be bedazzled by the unique blend of the western and eastern cultures in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Due to a tight schedule, my family and I only spent about 2 hours visiting this place and wished...More

Thank RachelleFung
Reviewed 26 December 2016

You can find normal shops like Giordano and beauty products here. further down you can get shops selling food but most of the shops are from the same company. Not much choices.

Thank Melissa_Cornelius
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Ronald D
5 March 2017|
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Response from him b | Reviewed this property |
Most shops ,museums and tourist attractions are open Sunday.
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
28 January 2017|
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Response from BradJill | Reviewed this property |
You can also research both your HK and Macau travels directly on the TripAdvisor forums for these destinations. There you would find helpful FAQs with information like How to Visit Macau - What You Need to Know and helpful... More