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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 4 weeks ago

This is an easy walk and anyone can finish it in 30 minutes. I highly suggest you either go here early in the morning if you don't like crowds or you come here at dusk for dramatically lit photos.

Thank richard9158149268
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into cultural trips then you'd definitely enjoy this. With preserved old building and old cultures too. Very nice stroll but it gets hot during midday.

Thank lovetripsdd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a big fan of casino. They never get a dime from me. So every time when I went to Macau my favorite place was always the old town. It reminded me of good old days when I was young walking around in Hong...More

Thank PeterWongAdventure
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Try to look for food around this area and you can find some special Macau food that available in this area.

Thank Eggbaron
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Senado square is another historical place to see in Macau. St. Ruins and St. Dominic's church are close to it.

1  Thank klymptzic
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Remember Macau was a Portugeuse colony for 450 years before being transferred to China by mutual agreement 16 years ago. The Colonial city center includes original government buildings as well as centuries old churches and the facade of St Paul's Cathederal. All of these truly...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

People may come here to have a flutter but this amazing area shows a true blend of Europe meets Asia. So worth a stroll. Soak in the atmosphere.

Thank 1Nick_B36
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Always love wandering around and exploring this area. Historic buildings with lots to see Great local restaurants Special with lots of colorful neon signage at night Make sure to stop at a local bakery for traditional breads (particularly the rolls) and treats Lots of friendly...More

Thank jktravel7
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The street and the area around is pretty amazing. You can easily take a walk for a couple of hours and enjoyed the local eateries. Shopping in and around the stores is also good.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

A great place to wander and see the old town, full of grand old Portuguese historical buildings. Plenty of shops and eateries too, gets very busy and extremely crowded.

Thank DmpOman
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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 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