Famous because of its casinos, Macau has been tagged as the “Las Vegas of Asia”. Every year, tourists flock to the city to enjoy the casinos without knowing that there is so much more to see here than the gambling halls. In fact, a tourist cannot fully enjoy the greatness of Macau if he or she is just staying here overnight.
Take note of these things to do and places to see to have fun in Macau.
The most popular destination in Macau is obviously their casinos, where even the Hongkong and Chinese residents go to every weekend. Even if you are not a gambler, the casinos are worth seeing. There are so many luxurious casinos here, that it would almost feel like Las Vegas!
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 is an access to the Macau Museum and St. Lazarus Church using the elevators.
Macau Grand Prix
A week-long of exciting motor sport wherein motorcycle and car races are held every November each year. People flock to this city to watch this every year.
Nam Van Lake Cybernetic Fountain
In this location, they hold a mesmerizing show of flowing water with jets that reaches as high as 80 meters. At night, the laser lights adorn the show, while musical shows every couple of hours are held during the day.
Located in front of the Pearl River and Nam Van Lake development, this is the one of the top destinations in Macau. Every tourist will be able to enjoy the magnificent views of the city skyline while in the tower. 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.