Known as the "Las Vegas of Asia", Macau is well-known for its casinos. Tourists go to this city every year to have fun at the casinos and yet they fail to see that there are more places to visit aside from the place where they gamble. In fact, a tourist cannot fully enjoy the greatness of Macau if he or she is just staying here overnight.
Here are some of the things to do and places to visit to fully enjoy Macau.
Nam Van Lake Cybernetic Fountain
The place features a show of water fountain with jets that reaches almost 80 meters high. Musical performances are available to see every couple of hours during daytime, while at night, laser lights enhance the whole experience.
Located in front of the Pearl River and Nam Van Lake development, this is the one of the top destinations in Macau. The Macau Tower will let every tourist experience the breathtaking views of the city skyline. There is something to do for all sorts of tourist, romantics can enjoy the city lights in the observation decks of the tower while the adventurists can go bungee jumping.
This place was built by the Jesuits back in the 1600s as part of the St. Paul’s college and church in Macau. The only time that they were able to use the canons was during the Dutch's invasion of Macau in 1622. At the foot of the hill, Mount Fort corridor was built to make it easy for tourists to reach the Mount Fortress. There are elevators and access to St. Lazarus Church and Macau Museum.
Macau Grand Prix
A week-long of exciting motor sport wherein motorcycle and car races are held every November each year. Tourists rush to the city to watch this event annually.
The major tourist attractions in Macau, their casinos are the top destination even for the Chinese and Hongkong residents during weekends. It’s certainly worth visiting even if you are not a gambler. You will have so many casinos to choose from just like in Las Vegas!