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 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.
Duty-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.
Macau’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.
Macau 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.
There 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.
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 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.