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7 spellbinding places to visit in Macau – explore limitless entertainment

Macau certainly pulls out all the stops in providing globetrotters an incredible selection of entertainment options that take on ruins of religious shrines to bustling town squares.

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Macau Tower

Featuring prominently across Macau's beautiful skyline is the wonderful Macau Tower which is in its entirety, 338 meters long and the work of Gordon Moller. Once here, the visitor will be treated to an array of leisure facilities which includes walking along the edge of the observation deck, shopping till you drop at its flashy stores and going bungee jumping.

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Wine and Grand Prix Museum

If your idea of spending a day in Macau is having access to some of the world's best wines and learning the ins and outs of Formula 1 and its greats, then the Wine and Grand Prix Museum would certainly meet your interests. While the process of wine brewing will be unveiled to curious visitors, the museum will also escort you into the world of Formula 1 with race car helmets and cars of popular drivers such as Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna on display.

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Senado Square

Senado Square which has found fame as a UNESCO World Heritage Site documents the colouful history of Macau in more than one way. While being at the heart of cultural performances and firework displays during a local festival, the Square open throughout the day paves the way for one to get acquainted with the local culture with a spread of authentic Chinese restaurants and shopping stores readily available to explore.

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Ruins of St. Paul's Church

This century-old Jesuit church stands testament to the cultural identity of Macau with tourists afforded a glimpse into what is known as the largest Catholic Church in East Asia. The interior depicts important events including the crucifixion of Christ whilst the landscaped gardens that beautify the church premises are well worth heading over to for some rest and relaxation.

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A-Ma Temple

Having originated during the latter half of the 15th century, A-Ma Temple is dedicated to Matsu which is a Chinese goddess revered by fisherfolk and seamen. Divided into 6 sections, the temple complex is sure to move and melt even the hardest of hearts. Carvings of 2 stone lions will greet you at the entrance leading up to stone steps that will soon have you delighting in the temple's allure. The Mazu statue coupled with the Hall of Avalokitesvara and Hongren Hall are amongst the places that are worthy of your presence as the architectural elements of Chinese influence will leave you in awe.

6

Fortaleza de Monte

Should you be intrigued by vintage forts then Fortaleza de Monte is the place to be heading to. Having once been at the heart of historical battles, the fort currently showcases evidence of cannons, storehouses, and barracks. Presently, a portion of the fort has been refurbished into the city office of the Macau Meteorological Bureau. The fort area is open to the public on all days excluding Mondays from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm.

7

City of Dreams

Catering to the whims and fancies of not only the rich and famous but also the bold and daring, the City of Dreams is arguably one of the noteworthy features of Macau. Home to a lively atmosphere in more than way, the premises are in actuality a state of the art entertainment hub for those of varying tastes. Whether you want to fine dine with your significant other or dance your cares away at some of the clubs located inside, the area is a truly remarkable experience that must be indulged in before your time in Macau draws to a close. If searching for Macau hotels, 5-star properties such as Hotel Okura Macau can be looked at in terms of a convenient and comfortable stay.

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