Macau

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When it comes down to planning your day-to-day list of things to do, ShermansTravel experts have you covered. To make sure you get the most out of your vacation, we recommend the can't-miss museums and attractions, as well as the off-the-path activities and unique local experiences that will make your trip truly memorable.

Things to do in Macau

A-Ma Temple

Join the joss-stick burning devotees that climb to have their fortunes told at the hilltop shrine to the local goddess of the sea – a ritual that commonly takes place in April and May.

St. Lawrence's Parish, +853 2836 6866, www.macauheritage.net/
Tags: views | things to do | culture | traditional | religious

Greyhound Racing

Old hands and degenerate gamblers bask in the pre-handover vibe of Asia’s only Canidrome.

Avenida General Castelo Branco, 011-853-2833-3399, www.macauyydog.com
Tags: things to do | spectator sport

Guia Hill and Lighthouse

What might be the world’s shortest cablecar ride zips visitors up to a colonial fort with a restored chapel and the oldest lighthouse on the China coast.

Jardim da Flora, 011-853-394-3703, www.macautourism.gov.mo
Tags: family | things to do | architecture | history

Lou Lim Ieoc Garden

Children feed the giant carp while elders rehearse classical Chinese music in this century-old traditional garden nestled in the heart of downtown.

Estrada de Adolfo Loureiro,
Tags: family | things to do | outdoors | gardens

Macau Fisherman's Wharf

A “Roman” amphitheater, a rollercoaster inside a man-made erupting volcano and bars and restaurants wow visitors at the territory’s first Vegas-style theme attraction.

Avenida da Amizade e Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, 011-853-299-3300, www.fishermanswharf.com.mo
Tags: family | things to do

Macau Jockey Club

Wager on horse-races or just enjoy riding lessons at this Far Eastern institution. They also offer horse rentals for independent strolls.

Estrada Albano Oliviera, 011-853-2882-0868, www.macauhorse.com
Tags: things to do | spectator sport

Macau Tower

Steady your nerves with shots at the trendy, onsite 180 Lounge before tackling the world’s highest bungee jump (764-feet), or climbing the TV mast (1,109-feet) of the world’s 10th tallest freestanding structure.

Av. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, 011-853-933-339, www.macautower.com.mo
Tags: things to do | architecture | bar | sports

Monte Fort, Museu de Macao

Housed in an ancient fortress, this modern museum contains engrossing exhibits that trace Macau’s centuries-long role as meeting point between China and the West.

112 Praceta do Museu de Macao, 011-853 -2835-7911, www.macaumuseum.gov.mo
Tags: family | things to do | architecture | history

Senado Square

Pastel-colored colonial buildings frame shop- and pedestrian-filled streets in Senado Square – the focal point of the city.

Largo de Senado e Av. Almeida Ribeiro,
Tags: family | shopping | things to do

St. Paul's Ruins and the Museum of Sacred Art

Only the Baroque façade remains from this 19th-century cathedral. The crypt contains relics of Asian martyrs and artifacts that illustrate the city’s mingling of East and West.

Rua de São Paulo, www.macautourism.gov.mo
Tags: family | things to do | architecture | history

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