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Historic Centre of Macau

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Address: Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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Phone Number: 0753152081
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Nice town center

An interesting collection of Portuguese architecture in the middle of Asia. Lots of shops nearby selling jerky and other Portuguese tidbits. Beware of pickpockets (not horrible... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Barrington, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An interesting collection of Portuguese architecture in the middle of Asia. Lots of shops nearby selling jerky and other Portuguese tidbits. Beware of pickpockets (not horrible but present).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Macau is just stunning. If you've been to Portugal then you'd definitely recognize the Portuguese architecture and the patterns/motives everywhere you go.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting place to wander and shop. We were here on a Sunday and it was very crowded. I enjoyed it as you can off the beaten path easily or stay in very comfortable shopping streets.

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Thank Kernalpanx
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The architecture and design is well done but the entertainment is disappointing - shops shops and more shops. I was expecting something more to do other than look thru' windows.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This UNESCO World Heritage Site has this rating and honor for a reason. Cobblestone streets, European architect in China makes it even more intriguing, interesting and beautiful. It's like stepping back in time in truly another world. The reason for our visit was because of this town not the casinos and lights but this Portuguese hamlet -- it was so... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A place to see if you want to get the flavour of portuguese times. It is like a picture from the past, in total contradiction with the Cotai strip or the casinos in Macao. It is a lovely and romantic place to be.

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Brighton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful mix of Portuguese and Chinese colonial architecture. Great for walking around, lots of photo opportunities.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely lovely, I don't know what I was expecting but I spent a whole day being constantly surprised every time I turned a corner. No need to plan an itinerary, just wander around. You can follow street signs to all the main attractions, but the real fun is just in wandering the streets.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before heading to the casinos, we had a half day to visit the historic centre of Macau .It was very easy to navigate there as the place is well signposted. The Macau peninsular is really different from Cotai and should not be missed.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Set a leisurely pace and go with the flow -- it's crowded but worth it. Very charming streets, good signs pointing to the main Colonial sites, and the streets are lined with small shops and restaurants. One tip is to pay attention to where you can get in/out of taxis -- there are marked zones and designated taxi stands. We... More 

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