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The conclusion given by most travelers who have been to Macau is that a beautiful city with clean streets, gardens and picturesque hilly landscapes. Sunshine, clear air, green lands and all sorts of delicious food all contribute to its many travel attractions. Macao might be small, but it is well-developed in the tourism industry, has numerous parks and attractions that cater to the millions of visitors each year. Let us guide you to have a taste of this wonderful city. Macau is world famous for its casino center and sophisticated lottery. Known as 'Oriental Las Vegas', gambling industry has become one of the main sources of incomes of the region.

Macau is located in southeast China, 70km off Hong Kong and 45km away from Guangzhou. It was ceded to Portugal in 1557, and was peacefully returned to China in 1999, and is now a Special Administrative Region of the PRC. Under the principle of "one country, two systems", Macau enjoys a high degree of autonomy in all areas except in defense and foreign affairs. Macau maintains its own separate currency, customs territory, immigration and border controls, and police force. The numerous cultural heritages, buildings, even the small alleys around the city bears witness of the transformation the island underwent over the centuries.

Wandering around is the best way to explore the city's numerous historical and cultural heritages. The territory’s most famous landmark is the The Archway of St. Paul Church. Take a walk down the Praia Grande to see some of the older buildings including Government House and the Macau Governor’s Residence. If time permits, visit the temple of the Goddess A-Ma as well as Lin Fong Temple. Besides, the view of the city and countryside is fantastic. Read more guide to Macau attractions below. Welcome to check out our other pages for more travel information about Macau.

Macau Attractions Guide

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  • The Ruins of St. Paul'sTravel to the Ruins of St. Paul's , you can see the most famous sightseeing spot in Macau. The Ruins of St. Paul's (also known as Sam Ba Sing Tzik) stands adjacent to the famous Mount Fortress and Macau Museum. The front faça ... ...

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Name:Travel to Macau Reply

Hi,Dear Experts, planning on a budget travelling in Macau. May I get some help with the following? How many days do I need for Macau? What are the must-sees?

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Macau can be covered in 1 whole day treval but more days wouldn't hurt. Here are some very good guides for Macau if you travel there: http://www.itourbeijing.com/china-tour/macau/