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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 5 days ago

This is the old town with remains of Portuguese architecture, here are also the remains of the Cathedral of St. Paul. On Saturdays and Sundays it may be overcrowded with people.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 6 days ago

Still kept the original Portuguese architecture and a nice place to visit if you have some spare time in Macau.

Thank TraavelGeek
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old Portugese architechture with lost of things happening around. The paving stones are amazing. the walk from Senado square through the streets to the runis of St Pauls is the highlight. make sure to snack on all the free food the traders are trying...More

Thank R0chf0rd
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure why it's famous.. But we came across here, and it's full of people, shops and just has a good vibe. Definitely a good sight-seeing place and the design/architecture of the street/building is delightfully pleasing.

Thank Cm H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very historic place and worth to go, but it is better to avoid weekend, because so many people and it's really hard to walk around

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was difficult to appreciate this because of the flock of humans there. You can barely see the surroundings. Nothing special, in my opinion. If you've been to Europe and other more historical places in Asia, feel free to skip this.

Thank OuterScene
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked along these streets from st Pauls back to the centre of macau. 100s of food/snack/drink/touristy shops. Makes the walk much more interesting

Thank Mathew C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place connected by a by lane from the Ruins of St. Paul is a colorful, cheerful centre teeming with tourists. The connecting walk way is a small market place teeming with shops not very different from that you see in HKG. The only thing...More

Thank 70s_AL
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually never find out what this place is famous for. Just happened to walk around the town and pass it accidentally. Colorful and playful. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get the feel of Macau. More Portuguese than Chinese. Narrow streets, black & white tiled streets, shops, restaurants, people everywhere. Loved it.

Thank laculturevulture
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Ronald D
Are shops open on Sunday
5 March 2017|
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Response from him b | Reviewed this property |
Most shops ,museums and tourist attractions are open Sunday.
I would like to visit The Historical center of Macau for one evening but my husband uses a wheelchair. Is this a practical option? Would appreciate your advice.
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
We want to travel by ferry from HKG in the morning, then have some lunch, then say a three hour sightseeing trip to incorporate the old centre of Macau. We are booked for the Dancing Waters show at 5 pm so need to be back at that venue in time. Not interested in the new part of Macau. Thank you.
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