Where to Go When Touring Macau

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. A traveler will need to stay in this city for more than just a day or two if his or her goal is to enjoy the real beauty of Macau.

These are the top 5 places to visit to enjoy Macau completely.

Macau Tower
Located in front of the Pearl River and Nam Van Lake development, this is the one of the top destinations in Macau. While in the tower, the city skyline will take the breath away of any tourist. Tourists can feast their senses with the city lights in the tower’s observation decks while those who have the heart of adventure can try out the highest bungee jumps they can ever find.

Nam Van Lake Cybernetic Fountain
The place features a show of water fountain with jets that reaches almost 80 meters high. At night, the laser lights adorn the show, while musical shows every couple of hours are held during the day.

Macau Grand Prix
A week-long of exciting motor sport wherein motorcycle and car races are held every November each year. Each year, travelers visit the city just to see this.

Mount Fortress
This place was built by the Jesuits back in the 1600s as part of the St. Paul’s college and church in Macau. The canons here were only used once during 1622 when the Dutch invaded Macau. Mount Fort corridor was built at the foot of the hills in order to make it easy for visitors to reach Mount Fortress. There is an access to the Macau Museum and St. Lazarus Church using the elevators.

The most popular destination in Macau is obviously their casinos, where even the Hongkong and Chinese residents go to every weekend. You will very much appreciate the grandeur of their casinos, even if you are not a fan of gambling. There are so many luxurious casinos here, that it would almost feel like Las Vegas!