Top Things To Do in Macau

Macau is a fusion of east and west in lifestyles, architecture and food. There are both eastern and western religions, and both western and eastern holidays are observed. So in Macau, you can see both old architecture of Asian and European origin and sophisticated modern luxury and resort buildings. Design 'Your Own Macau Trip' to take in the top sights and activities in Macau.

Also read How to Plan a Tour of Macau from Hong Kong.

St. Paul CathedralSt. Paul Cathedral is the greatest church in Macau combined with the architectural styles of Europe and the East, but it was burned down in 1835, only leaving its large and beautiful fa?ade and the front stairway.

2. Dynamic Shopping Paradise

Shopping in MacauDuty-free shopping is a Macau’s new attraction. There are many large malls offering antiques, the latest styles of clothing, perfumes, cosmetics, jewelry, etc. Since products are duty free, taxes are low, and people can find products that are cheaper than at other places.

3. Relish Dim Sum

Dim SumMacau’s cuisine is a mixture of Chinese and Portuguese of course, and over the centuries the Macau people developed their own style of food by using local and imported ingredients. There are many Macanese foods are baked such as cakes, bread, and tarts.

4. Visit Museums

Macau Maritime MuweumMacau has rich history and culture heritage, the numerous museums are unique features to protect historic and culture heritage. Entering these museums, visitors can experience the life and history of Macau.

5. Visit Historic Sites

Barra TempleThere are three renowned temples (Barra Temple, Puji Buddhist Temple and Lian Fong Temple) in Macau which are famous for their long history and historic architectures with typical Chinese styles. Barra Temple has been included on World Heritage List in 2005.

Beijing Pacific Underwater World

Summary: It consists of Cabin Walking Zone, Touching Pool, Penguin House, Underwater Tunnel, and Marine Animal Performance Pool, etc. In the Penguin House, there are more than 30 penguins. Visitors can watch the interesting scene when penguins fighting for fishes.

Opening time: 9: 00-17: 30(mon-Thu), 8: 30-23: 00 (Fri-Sun)

Address: At the foot of China Central Television Tower, No.11, West Third Ring Middle Road, Haidian District

Visiting time: half day

Getting there: Subway Line 1, get off at Gongzhufen Station

Hong KongHong Kong is blessed with popular attractions and sightseeing opportunities, and you will find endless things to see and do. The city is replete with impressive high rises, a busy harbor and it is an important financial and economic center.

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Questions and Answers About Top Things To Do in Macau

Michelle 2013-10-13
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Hi there, my name is Michelle i will b staying at Sheraton Macao on 14 Oct .May i know where is the largest shopping mall in Macao ?

Dear Michelle,
The largest shopping mall in Macau is New Yaohan, it's address is Av. Doutor Mário Soares n?90, Macau.
Have a good time in Macau.

Nancy Deng replied on 2013-10-14
Virginis 2012-09-24
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Hi.I would like to shopping at Macau. I am staying at Victoria hotel. Is there any nearby shopping mall? If I would like to go Grand Canal, how to go there from my hotel? Thanks.
Dear Virginis, There is not big shopping mall with walking distance from Victoria Hotel. If you would like to go to Grand Canal, the best and easy way is taking a taxi, it takes around 20 minutes driving. Nancy Nancy Deng replied on 2012-09-25
Smile 2012-09-13
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Hi. I will be celebrating my birthday in Macau with my Mom and sister for 4 days and 3 nights this end of September. We are planning to go first to Hongkong, Disneyland then after that one day trip we will explore Macau. Whats is the convenient way for us to do reach Disneyland, HK from Macau? Be waiting for your advice. Thank you very much.
Dear Smile, You could take a boat from Macau to Hong Kong airport which is near Disneylan. Please check the time schedule and rate on this website: You could take a metro from the airport to Disneyland. It takes about half an hour. Please click these link for the details: Lussie Lu replied on 2012-09-16
Lucky Campos 2012-07-12
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I''ll be going to Macau on october 12-15 to be exact. are there places where I can buy cheap gadgets like SLR cameras??I also want to go to Hong Kong at the same much would I spend??thank you!
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