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Historic Centre of Macau

Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The pictures of the historic square make it look much more grand than it is. You could throw a rock across it. The ruins of the cathedral are nice, and the view from the fortress mount is good. Other than that, there is some shopping...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

There are two main tourist attractions in this place aside from the popular FREE beef/pork jerky tasting: 1. St. Dominic's Cathedral (the yellow church) 2. Ruins of St. Paul Cathedral Going to Senado Square could be a bit tricky especially when traveling with minors. Free...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice place in Mediterranean style. At the time was decorated with Chinese decorations and that is little bit funny.

Thank Kamioni-Avioni
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Seeing a combination of Portuguese architecture and Macau culture was pleasant. It was good to walk around and enjoyed the view. You could tell the story of Macau became a colony under the Portuguese empire for more than 400 years. This is a must place...More

Thank daniworldstar
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Came to Macau of a day tour. I always knew that I would see the historic centre of Macau, without a casino. You see the mixing of cultures throughout, and feel the vibrance that you know you should. My only slight disappointment was at times...More

Thank KristyLeanneMorgan
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very different to the casino's and high class shopping malls. Old Macau is a higgledy-piggledy maze of alleyways and paths with wonderful cooking aromas, street sellers and bargains to be had. Interesting historical facts easily accessible in the area and get ready to haggle!

Reviewed 26 September 2016

I just love Macau: old and new parts, lovely combination of "Portugal and China", old and new. You can make it your destination and choose to stay in the old part or on the re-claimed land in modern hotels. On one occasion we have made...More

Thank TAMARA778
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This area is lovely a European influence from the Portuguese. The cobble stone floor which is in patterns in interesting and then you have all the archways all made up of boutique shops. Very open area and good for looking around.

Thank Whatdathink
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a day trip to Macau with a driver taking us around. We were told to be careful of pick pockets so just be careful of your wallets!!! Very pretty and worth a look

Thank 66hayley
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit. Unfortunately not many charming cafes like in Portugal, but the architecture is quite lovely.

Thank JessPower
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Ronald D
4 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
27 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