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Macau is home to a mix of Chinese and Portuguese heritage, making it an incredibly unique cultural experience. Imagine strolling along the narrow streets and through the colourful squares of old Macau to see beautiful Portuguese architecture alongside centuries-old Chinese temples and gardens. This is contrasted by Macau’s bustling gambling and entertainment industry, as Macau is also home to some of the largest hotels and mega-resorts in the world.
Scattered throughout Macau are a growing number of sophisticated shopping centres, gigantic international hotels and resorts, ritzy restaurants and entertainment venues with colourful spectacular shows such as “The House of Dancing Water” and the “Dragon’s Treasure” at the City of Dreams and Macau Tower is home to the highest Bungy Jump and Mastclimb in the world at the AJ Hackett recreation facilities.
On the Cotai Strip, you’ll find giant precincts like the City of Dreams and Galaxy Mega Resort which include leading hotel brands and home to the world’s largest wave pool. Or visit Sands Cotai Central the latest highly fashionable and integrated resort, shared by Conrad, Holiday Inn and the Sheraton Macau.
One of the joys of visiting Macau is to explore and sample the unique Macanese Cuisine, a tantalising mix of European and Asian delicacies, traditional or contemporary, including the famous egg tarts – a justifiable dessert to a wonderful menu of places to see and things to do in Macau.
At night many integrated resorts and hotels light up the night sky with neon lights and array of entertainment. Take a visit to MGM Macau and be entertained with live band performances and DJ’s at the property’s leading Night Club “Lions Bar”.
Macau is just a 55minutes Ferry ride from down town Hong Kong and Kowloon or 45minutes from Hong Kong International Airport with frequent services available. Macau is also Visa FREE for most nationalities including Australian and New Zealand Passport holders.
During November Macau celebrates its 15th annual Food Festival, discover delicious Asian, European, Mainland Chinese and local delicacies.
Join in the fun and excitement whilst Macau celebrates the 62nd Macau Grand Prix or any of the many Festivals and Events held throughout the year. For more information on events and festivals, visit http://en.macautourism.gov.mo/events/calendar.php
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