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Reviewed 3 days ago

Usually when somebody is mentioning Macau/Macao 9 out of 10 people are thinking of casinos -" Vegas of the east " , gambling and party. Well this review is not about that side of Macau - but about the old town, the historical center of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an easy walk wherein you can find restaurants, boutiques, old churches. It's clean, safe, although in some occasions like when we went there there was a festival, so there were many people around and like any place you just have to watch your personal...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carrie Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully rebuild historic portuguese-style city center of Macau peninsula ! Very lively , clean , safe and never boring...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kingofpeppange
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see what there is to see beyond the Casinos this is a great place to take in what Macau has to offer. Architecture, shops, stone work and just lots to look at. Walk around the surrounding area as well as there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 1 week ago

The center has lot to do with portuguese arquitecture with mosaic and little stones that are joint together to create lovely designd in both streets and walls; nevertheless the contrast with new modern hotels is strong! moreover you do not find any portuguese around, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q4322TTrobertof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is crowded and a shopping haven but it is also the best place to see the old buildings preserved, and in use, instead of just being devoted as museums, as is usually done. I go there primarily for the currency exchange, as they usually...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tsetseflyerer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old town in the Macau peninsula is by far the highlight of the city. I went to Macao from HK for a day trip (travelling with the quick but bumpy ferry from Sheung Wan terminal) I spend 5 hours wandering around the ole streets,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 254vincentt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the portuguese origins. Charming and historical buildings. Some interesting museums in between. Attracts me more than all this artificial and crowded casino area

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Y1592EWfrankh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take a day trip (or two) from Hong Kong. The Historic Centre is the main tourist spot here. You can stroll along the narrow streets, enjoy local food and visit a couple of tourist sights available in the area. Also, you can take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BackPacker745629
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely day walking around this older part of Macau - it was much nicer than the "Disneyland" of Cotai which seemed so unreal...would recommend just walking around the older parts of Macau to see how the city really lives.

Date of experience: December 2018
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AmandaG5405
25 April 2018|
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Response from edwintcs | Reviewed this property |
You can go bus though. Stayed there for 4D3N and my major transportation was bus. MOP6 if you pay in cash, MOP3 if you pay by their card. You can get the buss pass at all convenient store!
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ro d
5 March 2017|
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Response from him b | Reviewed this property |
Most shops ,museums and tourist attractions are open Sunday.
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Zdenkavdb
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
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