If you have ever planned visiting China, you probably also thought about visiting Macau. This huge vivid city represents the combination of modern time’s and older history’s elements which makes it special. It is also connected with European history because Macau is one of the oldest European colonies and you can notice it by just looking at the streets of old city and recognizing the European style of construction. However, Macau didn’t build its’ popularity on culture and history only, but on the wide range of fun activities as well. It offers you shopping, luxury nightlife and gambling – you can go from visiting online casino sites to going to actual casinos because Macau is the only part of China where gambling is legal. Here are the best places you should visit when going to Macau :
1. Macau Tower
Climbing on a 338 meters tall Macau Tower can sound like a scary and thrilling thought, but the panoramic view you get is totally worth it. You can enjoy observing the whole city and when you’re tired of it, just stop for some food or a drink in the restaurant this beautiful tower has.
2. Ruins Of St Paul’s
This old structure was built 17th century, but later in the 1835 it was almost completely destroyed by fire. Today, the only remaining part of it is the facade of the Church & St Paul’s College which has symbolical meaning. If you’re a history lover, this is definitely a place for you to visit.
3. Guia Fortress
This lighthouse changed it purpose during the history. It was originally built to protect Macau from the attacks from the sea, but because of its’ position, now it is a place from which you can observe the city. Before becoming a popular tourist attraction, it was a restricted military area.
4. Galaxy Macau
This luxury place is a very popular resort destination that contains more than 2,200 rooms and it includes Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts, Okura Hotels & Resorts and Galaxy Hotel. Here you’ll experience the sensational feeling of wealthy, energetic, wide-ranged and relaxed lifestyle Macau offers. Galaxy also has the world’s largest Skytop Wave Pool built on 4,000 square meters area.
5. Senado Square
Senado square is a beautiful area you can visit when going for a walk. It is an urban area of the city created by the Portuguese and a venue for celebrations. It has a fountain which is surrounded by the old buildings which create the feeling of being in medieval times.