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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m in Macau for the first time. Always wanted to come here and go to Hong Kong often. This is the “real” Macau and you must spend at least 2-3 hours wandering the streets and checking out many of the historic sites. The combination of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lee4shalom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having visited Portugal last year, I was interested to see how much of the Portuguese influence remains. The answer: a lot!! There are many, many well-preserved buildings, and narrow streets and squares of the black and white terrassae that are slippy when wet -- just...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful to see this historic city is preserving it's colonial architecture including the designs in the cobblestone sidewalks and public squares. Captivating!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jimlouter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The basic place is absolutely gorgeous, why put up cheap, large, gaudy, disposable decorations to spoil the view?

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AdventurousEater2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a UNESCO site. It includes a least 30 sites that exemplify the Portuguese influence in China. Everything is beautiful, clean, and safe. The locals are friendly.Everything is free. Macau is indeed a very generous city and as such it deserves a lot of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too crowd. We were there in weekday and there was packed with tourists. Hardly find a proper restaurant there. Visit once is enough!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ESY222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was raining when we visited, and very crowded - just getting around fm one place to the other in the centre was tough - the jams were awful!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joshsang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Macau truly comes alive here with crowds of people, shopping, food, historical sites, and always some fun displays. This is a must stop when in Macau. Its a fun walk from many casinos. Its a great place to grab quick food, take pictures, shoo, exchange...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rlev13
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Although Ruin of St. Paul's might be the no 1 photographed place, this is a must visit (in a way, it is connected and the same. You can start from the Ruin and walk all the way to Largo do Senado/Senade square or go reverse)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bigboy61455
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

It is an nice place where you can really see the mix of tje Chinese and Portugese cultures come a life.

Date of experience: February 2019
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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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5 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