For most people who have visited today’s hot spot, its best known for its casinos, but if you look at this destination from the cultural and culinary side you’d see that it has much more to offer.
Like Hong Kong, Macau is a special Administrative Region of China.
It is made up of Macau Peninsula and the islands of Coloane and Taipa. Macau was colonized by Portugal and the Portuguese influence is evident in the language, architecture and cuisine. The tiny winding streets and low-rise buildings seen in Historic Downtown Macau are indicative of 16th-century Portugal. It is here that travelers can explore the ruins of St. Paul’s Church, Protestant Chapel, Mount Fortress and other great landmarks.
Modern Macau is a humming Asian metropolis with thousands of people and tall buildings. The tallest being Macau Tower, which is reported as being 1,109 feet high. Aside from the height is better known for the Skywalk where visitors are harnessed to a cable and walk around the exterior of the 61st floor. Feeling adventurous?? Whether you decide to take a walk through Historic Macau, enjoy a festival or 2, dine on delicious cuisine, try your luck at the casino or defy gravity along the Skywalk Macau is definitely a must visit.