Macau:The Well-Known Asia’s Las Vegas

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Macau:The Well-Known Asia’s Las Vegas

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Macau:The Well-Known Asia’s Las Vegas

Are you planning to visit an amazing place with plenty of spots for tours and sightseeing? If so, Macau is the best place for you. Macau is a rich, autonomous city located in China, around 60 kilometers west of Hong Kong. Macau is well-known for its many luxury hotels, casinos, churches, and museums, where tourists often visit for leisure, relaxation, and sightseeing. The rich history and vibrant culture of Macau is also an attraction for many visitors from all over the world. This list will provide you with the best sightseeing places in all of Macau, should you plan to go sightseeing in this wonderful East Asian city.

1. Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre (Sé)

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First on our list of the best sightseeing places in Macau is the Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre. Also called the Macau Tower, this structure has an observation deck with an amazing panoramic view of Macau, restaurants, shopping malls, and theaters, perfect for the occasional sightseeing tourist. Many visitors also prefer doing sightseeing here at night due to the awesome city lights and the tower lighting. The Macau Tower is definitely a must-visit to all tourists wanting to have a breathtaking view of the city, while having leisure and sightseeing around the stores and establishments.

2. The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel (Sé)

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One of the best places for sightseeing and relaxation in all of Macau is the famous Venetian Macao Resort Hotel. The Venetian Macao is a casino resort and luxury hotel located in Macau. This hotel is popular for its excellent accommodation, great entertainment, wonderful sightseeing views, and high stakes gaming. This place is one of the most famous among tourists visiting Macau for a relaxing good time and memorable sightseeing.

3. Largo do Senado (Sé)

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Next to our list of the best sightseeing places in Macau is the Largo do Senado. The Largo do Senado in Macau is a paved square that boasts of various famous establishments. Many tourists go to this place for a nice sightseeing experience, and a staycation at the Hotel Central. The main reason why Largo do Senado is a popular sightseeing spot is the fact that it is part of the Historic Centre of Macau UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you want your Macau sightseeing experience be complete, do not forget to visit Largo do Senado.

4. Ruins of St. Paul’s (Santo António)

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For the tourist interested in ruins and religious history, then a sightseeing tour at the Ruins of St. Paul’s is the best thing for you. Located in Santo António, Macau, the Ruins of St. Paul’s is the structural remains of a 17th-century building that was originally the Church of St. Paul and St. Paul’s College. Many tourists go to this place to go sightseeing and picture taking at the wonderful view of the ruins, which is quite rare in Macau. This place is definitely a must-visit!

5. St. Francis Xavier Church (Coloane)

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Included in this list of the best sightseeing places in Macau that you should not miss is the St. Francis Xavier Church. If you are interested in doing sightseeing in churches and religious establishments, this church is a must-visit for you. This chapel has very rich religious history. St. Francis Xavier Church is established in 1928, and has since then attracted devotees and believers from all over Macau, and tourists from different parts of the world.

6. Macao Museum (Santo António)

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This museum, located in Santo António, Macau, is a famous sightseeing spot for its presentation of Macau colonial history under the Portuguese rule. If you are interested in the rich culture and history of Macau, then you should definitely go sightseeing in this museum. The Macao Museum offers many various art and exhibits that tell the story of Macau.

7. St. Dominic's Church (Largo de São Domingos)

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Another sightseeing spot for the tourist interested in culture and religious history of Macau is the St. Dominic’s Church located in Tv. de São Domingos & Largo de São Domingos, Macau. This cathedral is a Roman Catholic Parish, which dates back to 17th century. This church is also included in the Historic Centre of Macau, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are looking for a good sightseeing place, do not forget to drop by St. Dominic’s Church.

8. Wynn Macau dancing fountain (Sé)

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One amazing sight that is sure to entertain everyone who visits Wynn Macau is the famous dancing fountain. Tourists from all over the world book their stays in this luxury hotel because of its excellent service, great sightseeing spots, and one of their main attractions — the dancing fountain. With a combination of water, lights, and choreography, the dancing fountain offers an entertaining view for tourists visiting Macau for an amazing sightseeing experience.

9. City of Dreams (Estr. do Istmo)

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Next in our list of the best sightseeing place in Macau is the luxury resort and casino, City of Dreams. Tourists from all over the world flock to this place to spend a great time relaxing, sightseeing, and playing. Some of the more popular attractions for the sightseeing tourist are the Bubble Fountain, the Dancing Water Theatre, and the Aquarium. Located in Cotai, Macau, the City of Dreams is a mega-casino that houses more than 200 shopping establishments, 450 game tables, more than 1500 machines, and around 20 bars and restaurants. If you are looking for a really wonderful time in Macau, do not forget to visit the City of Dreams.

10. Guia Fortress (São Lázaro)

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The last entry on this list of the best sightseeing places in Macau is the Guia Fortress. Located in São Lázaro, Macau, this structure is a chapel, military fort, and lighthouse complex built in the 17th century. This fortress is popular for tourists because of being part of the Historic Centre of Macau UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your visit to Macau would not be complete without going sightseeing in the Guia Fortress.

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Given all these wonderful places in Macau, sightseeing is definitely an amazing thing to do in this city. You will surely enjoy the many places that offer fun, excitement, activities, and relaxation. If you are planning to visit this city, make sure to drop by these places for a complete and wonderful experience.

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