Experience Macau

There is more to Macau that you can imagine!

There is so much to explore in Macau. Around every street corner, surprises await you. Open your heart to the city, and you will experience authentic Macau life. Relax and enjoy the local culture, stroll through Macau's many shopping streets, and maybe even savor a pork chop bun or egg tart. 

What will you do when you come to Macau? Click below to find out!

 
The Ruins of St. Paul

The ruins of St. Paul's cathedral consist of the only remaining part of the cathedral -- the famous stone façade. Having survived 350 years of wind, rain, and fire, it has become a symbol of Macao and one of its most popular tourist sites. St. Paul's was built in 1583, however it suffered three major fires -- in 1595, 1602, and 1835-- the last of which completely destroyed the main structure, leaving only its ornate facade standing. In July 2005, the ruins of St. Paul's were added to list of UN World Heritage Sites.

Check out the Discovery Tour >
Senado Square

Senado Square is one of Macau's four large squares, and has traditionally been a hub for local commerce and culture. Its name comes from the adjacent government building that was used by the Chinese and Portuguese. Historically, it was used by the governor to perform ceremonies and as a parade ground Macau's military. It is well-known for its fountain and European-style architecture.

Check out the Discovery Tour >
A-Ma Temple

A-Ma Temple is believed to be Macau's oldest temple, and is oldest structure still standing in the city. Located in the southwest of the Macau peninsula, it is a popular temple for both locals and tourists alike. On every traditional Chinese holiday, countless people come to burn incense and make offerings for peace and prosperity.

Check out the Discovery Tour >
Gondolas and Grand Canal

Gondoliers are ready to serenade you during your romantic ride through the canals at the Shoppes at the Venetian. For centuries, the gondola was the chief means of transportation and most common watercraft within Venice. Their primary role today is to carry tourists on sight-seeing rides around the city. A gondola ride is the perfect way for you to experience the Venetian!

See Details >
Eiffel Tower

The City of Lights, the City of Love. Paris is at the heart of romance, and the Eiffel Tower is at the heart of Paris. At The Parisian Macao, views of the city and hotel await each visitor to the Observation Decks on levels 7 and 37. But what’s more, we bring this part of Paris to life every night, with a light show that dazzles the eye and celebrates the spirit of the city we love.

See Details >
China Show - Monkey King

The Monkey King – China Show’s Macao production is based on the original version and brings the Chinese elements of myths, fairy tales, drama, comedy, slapstick, magic together onto the Sands Cotai Theatre stage. It is one of the most famous and enduring stories told in Chinese folk-lore and has one of the most dynamic characters in world literature. Get ready to be captivated by the giant 15 meter Buddha hand weighing 7 tons and two huge talons reaching out from the sides of the theatre.

Buy Tickets >
Family Entertainment - Planet J, Qube

Our innovative activity centers offer amazing climbing structures with slides and nets, and more computer games than you could throw a controller at. Qube and Qube Kingdom are designed to offer more than just great fun -- they are also tools for personal development to boost children's abilities and confidence. Planet J, the world’s first ever, player centric, live action role playing theme park, is destined to become one of the most interactive entertainment experiences within Asia and abroad.

See Details >
Cotai Arena - Hottest Concerts & Shows

Built over four levels -- Event level, Main Concourse, Upper Concourse and the VIP level -- the design flexibility of Cotai Arena delivers thousands of stage performances by international renowned artists, a wide range of entertainment and thrilling sporting events year round.  Filled with versatile 360 degree seating, the arena provides patrons with an exciting event experience and the best-undisturbed sightlines in Macao.

See Details >
17th Macau Food Festival

A favorite event among local residents and visitors, the Macau Food Festival brings delicious Asian, European, Mainland China and local delicacies, and exciting entertainment and fun for everyone. With the theme of global delicacies in Macau, the Macau Food Festival will be like an amusement park where visitors can taste worldwide cuisines in just one place. There are also game booths, live performances and beer competition during the festival.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Suncity Group 64th Macau Grand Prix

Recognized as the most internationally prestigious event on the local calendar, the legendary Macau Grand Prix - now edging into its sixth decade - pits the best motorcycle, WTCC and Formula 3 racers in the world against each other and the clock in dedicated competitions along the narrow, twisting Guia street circuit of Macao city. The high-pitched whine of racing engines, the roar of the crowd, and the adrenalin-charged atmosphere make for a colourful four days of non-stop, head-turning excitement.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Parade through Macao, Latin City

The ‘Parade through Macao, Latin City’, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and co-organized by various governmental departments and entities and supported by civic entities, is an annual artistic parade that crosses some of Macao’s Latin quarters. First held in December 2011, close to the date of the anniversary of Macao’s handover to China, the Parade features performing groups from Latin-speaking countries and from all over the world, as well as hundreds of extraordinary local artists and groups, who lead residents and tourists in an adventure through streets and alleys in a festive atmosphere.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Macao Light Festival

Macao Light Festival delightfully presents the flamboyant, romantic and entertaining light show in this December! This event had already became one of the most memorable event by the public. You can enjoy fascinating sensory experience at various well-known attractions around Macao. Macao Light Festival brought you video mapping projections, light installations, interactive games as well as music and light show.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Pork Chop Bun

Though at first glance it may look unassuming, Macau’s pork-chop bun is one of the most popular snacks in the city. With its crispy fried pork-chop and butter-toasted bun, your taste buds won’t be able to resist this savory treat!
Beef and Pork Jerky

It’s not a secret that Macau locals love beef and pork jerky, and sheets of it can often be seen being sold in shops alongside other treats. Jerky is available in an assortment of flavors, both sweet and savory. It is a perfect snack to stick in a backpack or purse to satisfy sudden cravings while wandering around Macau.
Double-skin Milk

Double skin milk is a traditional Cantonese dessert prepared by rapidly cooling boiled milk and custard, creating two sweet skins on top of the liquid. It’s not uncommon to add an extra dash of personality to the dessert with a sprinkling of honey, red beans, and other sweets.
Curry Fish Ball

Around noon, you may see people gathering around beef tripe and fish ball stands in some of Macau’s old districts. These traditional southern Chinese street foods are fast, convenient, and very delicious. Locals make the fish balls with many different kinds of seafood – fish, shrimp, squid – and they are often served alongside beef tripe in a spicy curry sauce.
 
Minchi

It is said that Minchi used to be the favourite dish of Macanese young boys. The name of this recipe derives from the English "to mince", probably entered in Macao through the Anglo-Indian influence of Hong Kong, and because it doesn’t appear in any Indo-Portuguese texts.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Seradura

Serradura, or “sawdust pudding”, is named for the biscuit crumbs that are layered on top of its fluffy pudding. It is normally served cold, so that each spoonful will literally melt in your mouth. Though it originated in Portugal, it has quickly achieved local fame in Macau.
 
Portuguese Egg Tarts

Though the popularity of this sweet, flaky Portuguese pastry has spread across the entire region, everyone knows that the tastiest egg tarts are made in Macau. Its buttery crust filled with mouth-watering custard is guaranteed to put a smile on your face after just one bite.

Buy Now at Venetian >
Almond Cookies

Although Macau’s famous cookies look and smell like almonds, their key ingredient is actually dried mung beans (though crushed almonds are usually added as well). Each one has a soft and crumbly texture that is satisfying to bite into, with a subtle sweet flavor unlike anything else. These cookies are a favorite for Chinese tourists, who can often be seen carrying bags from Macau’s top bakeries.

Buy Now at Venetian >
Shoppes at Venetian

Complete with serenading gondoliers, Streetmoshphere entertainers and colourful Venetian streetscapes, Shoppes at Venetian is a one million-square-foot lifestyle indoor mall at The Venetian® Macao with more than 350 stores featuring world-renowned brands that vary from street fashion to couture, including H&M, Atrium, Marks & Spencer, Victoria’s Secret and Rolex, as well as a wide selection of lifestyle choices, plus over 30 restaurants and an extensive food court.

Learn More >
Shoppes at Parisian

Shoppes at Parisian is like no other, bringing the delights and charms of one of the world’s favourite travel destinations to Asia. Visitors to Shoppes at Parisian can stroll down boulevards named after many of Paris’ famous shopping locations and enjoy shopping at over 170 renowned Parisian brands, such as Antonia, Carven, Garel Paris and Lancaster Paris, as well as many new to Macao ones. When it’s time to relax, visitors can enjoy the tempting aromas of French and international sidewalk cafés, pâtisseries and bistros.

Learn More >
Shoppes at Four Seasons

Shoppes at Four Seasons at The Plaza™ Macao personifies the bespoke elegance of the Four Seasons and is Macao’s first luxury mall, home to more than 160 luxury and designer brands including Cartier, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton. Shoppes at Four Seasons include a comprehensive range of cosmetics, beauty and fragrance at T Galleria, featuring over 45 international brands. Duplex stores with access to the mezzanine level also offer brands such as Hugo Boss, Etro, Gieves & Hawkes.

Learn More >
Shoppes at Cotai Central

With over 140 boutiques, Shoppes at Cotai Central provides a unique, refreshing ambiance featuring abundant sunlight, rocky cliff faces and a three-story cascading waterfall to create a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. The 400,000-square-feet of premium retail space caters to a broad spectrum of consumers who want to truly have a family experience. The interactive DreamWorks Experience and Planet J theme park will bring parents and children a fantastic tour.

Learn More >
The Ruins of St. Paul

The ruins of St. Paul's cathedral consist of the only remaining part of the cathedral -- the famous stone façade. Having survived 350 years of wind, rain, and fire, it has become a symbol of Macao and one of its most popular tourist sites. St. Paul's was built in 1583, however it suffered three major fires -- in 1595, 1602, and 1835-- the last of which completely destroyed the main structure, leaving only its ornate facade standing. In July 2005, the ruins of St. Paul's were added to list of UN World Heritage Sites.

Check out the Discovery Tour >
Senado Square

Senado Square is one of Macau's four large squares, and has traditionally been a hub for local commerce and culture. Its name comes from the adjacent government building that was used by the Chinese and Portuguese. Historically, it was used by the governor to perform ceremonies and as a parade ground Macau's military. It is well-known for its fountain and European-style architecture.

Check out the Discovery Tour >
A-Ma Temple

A-Ma Temple is believed to be Macau's oldest temple, and is oldest structure still standing in the city. Located in the southwest of the Macau peninsula, it is a popular temple for both locals and tourists alike. On every traditional Chinese holiday, countless people come to burn incense and make offerings for peace and prosperity.

Check out the Discovery Tour >
Gondolas and Grand Canal

Gondoliers are ready to serenade you during your romantic ride through the canals at the Shoppes at the Venetian. For centuries, the gondola was the chief means of transportation and most common watercraft within Venice. Their primary role today is to carry tourists on sight-seeing rides around the city. A gondola ride is the perfect way for you to experience the Venetian!

See Details >
Eiffel Tower

The City of Lights, the City of Love. Paris is at the heart of romance, and the Eiffel Tower is at the heart of Paris. At The Parisian Macao, views of the city and hotel await each visitor to the Observation Decks on levels 7 and 37. But what’s more, we bring this part of Paris to life every night, with a light show that dazzles the eye and celebrates the spirit of the city we love.

See Details >
China Show - Monkey King

The Monkey King – China Show’s Macao production is based on the original version and brings the Chinese elements of myths, fairy tales, drama, comedy, slapstick, magic together onto the Sands Cotai Theatre stage. It is one of the most famous and enduring stories told in Chinese folk-lore and has one of the most dynamic characters in world literature. Get ready to be captivated by the giant 15 meter Buddha hand weighing 7 tons and two huge talons reaching out from the sides of the theatre.

Buy Tickets >
Family Entertainment - Planet J, Qube

Our innovative activity centers offer amazing climbing structures with slides and nets, and more computer games than you could throw a controller at. Qube and Qube Kingdom are designed to offer more than just great fun -- they are also tools for personal development to boost children's abilities and confidence. Planet J, the world’s first ever, player centric, live action role playing theme park, is destined to become one of the most interactive entertainment experiences within Asia and abroad.

See Details >
Cotai Arena - Hottest Concerts & Shows

Built over four levels -- Event level, Main Concourse, Upper Concourse and the VIP level -- the design flexibility of Cotai Arena delivers thousands of stage performances by international renowned artists, a wide range of entertainment and thrilling sporting events year round.  Filled with versatile 360 degree seating, the arena provides patrons with an exciting event experience and the best-undisturbed sightlines in Macao.

See Details >
17th Macau Food Festival

A favorite event among local residents and visitors, the Macau Food Festival brings delicious Asian, European, Mainland China and local delicacies, and exciting entertainment and fun for everyone. With the theme of global delicacies in Macau, the Macau Food Festival will be like an amusement park where visitors can taste worldwide cuisines in just one place. There are also game booths, live performances and beer competition during the festival.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Suncity Group 64th Macau Grand Prix

Recognized as the most internationally prestigious event on the local calendar, the legendary Macau Grand Prix - now edging into its sixth decade - pits the best motorcycle, WTCC and Formula 3 racers in the world against each other and the clock in dedicated competitions along the narrow, twisting Guia street circuit of Macao city. The high-pitched whine of racing engines, the roar of the crowd, and the adrenalin-charged atmosphere make for a colourful four days of non-stop, head-turning excitement.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Parade through Macao, Latin City

The ‘Parade through Macao, Latin City’, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and co-organized by various governmental departments and entities and supported by civic entities, is an annual artistic parade that crosses some of Macao’s Latin quarters. First held in December 2011, close to the date of the anniversary of Macao’s handover to China, the Parade features performing groups from Latin-speaking countries and from all over the world, as well as hundreds of extraordinary local artists and groups, who lead residents and tourists in an adventure through streets and alleys in a festive atmosphere.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Macao Light Festival

Macao Light Festival delightfully presents the flamboyant, romantic and entertaining light show in this December! This event had already became one of the most memorable event by the public. You can enjoy fascinating sensory experience at various well-known attractions around Macao. Macao Light Festival brought you video mapping projections, light installations, interactive games as well as music and light show.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Pork Chop Bun

Though at first glance it may look unassuming, Macau’s pork-chop bun is one of the most popular snacks in the city. With its crispy fried pork-chop and butter-toasted bun, your taste buds won’t be able to resist this savory treat!
Beef and Pork Jerky

It’s not a secret that Macau locals love beef and pork jerky, and sheets of it can often be seen being sold in shops alongside other treats. Jerky is available in an assortment of flavors, both sweet and savory. It is a perfect snack to stick in a backpack or purse to satisfy sudden cravings while wandering around Macau.
Double-skin Milk

Double skin milk is a traditional Cantonese dessert prepared by rapidly cooling boiled milk and custard, creating two sweet skins on top of the liquid. It’s not uncommon to add an extra dash of personality to the dessert with a sprinkling of honey, red beans, and other sweets.
Curry Fish Ball

Around noon, you may see people gathering around beef tripe and fish ball stands in some of Macau’s old districts. These traditional southern Chinese street foods are fast, convenient, and very delicious. Locals make the fish balls with many different kinds of seafood – fish, shrimp, squid – and they are often served alongside beef tripe in a spicy curry sauce.
 
Minchi

It is said that Minchi used to be the favourite dish of Macanese young boys. The name of this recipe derives from the English "to mince", probably entered in Macao through the Anglo-Indian influence of Hong Kong, and because it doesn’t appear in any Indo-Portuguese texts.
 

(Source: MGTO)

Seradura

Serradura, or “sawdust pudding”, is named for the biscuit crumbs that are layered on top of its fluffy pudding. It is normally served cold, so that each spoonful will literally melt in your mouth. Though it originated in Portugal, it has quickly achieved local fame in Macau.
 
Portuguese Egg Tarts

Though the popularity of this sweet, flaky Portuguese pastry has spread across the entire region, everyone knows that the tastiest egg tarts are made in Macau. Its buttery crust filled with mouth-watering custard is guaranteed to put a smile on your face after just one bite.

Buy Now at Venetian >
Almond Cookies

Although Macau’s famous cookies look and smell like almonds, their key ingredient is actually dried mung beans (though crushed almonds are usually added as well). Each one has a soft and crumbly texture that is satisfying to bite into, with a subtle sweet flavor unlike anything else. These cookies are a favorite for Chinese tourists, who can often be seen carrying bags from Macau’s top bakeries.

Buy Now at Venetian >
Shoppes at Venetian

Complete with serenading gondoliers, Streetmoshphere entertainers and colourful Venetian streetscapes, Shoppes at Venetian is a one million-square-foot lifestyle indoor mall at The Venetian® Macao with more than 350 stores featuring world-renowned brands that vary from street fashion to couture, including H&M, Atrium, Marks & Spencer, Victoria’s Secret and Rolex, as well as a wide selection of lifestyle choices, plus over 30 restaurants and an extensive food court.

Learn More >
Shoppes at Parisian

Shoppes at Parisian is like no other, bringing the delights and charms of one of the world’s favourite travel destinations to Asia. Visitors to Shoppes at Parisian can stroll down boulevards named after many of Paris’ famous shopping locations and enjoy shopping at over 170 renowned Parisian brands, such as Antonia, Carven, Garel Paris and Lancaster Paris, as well as many new to Macao ones. When it’s time to relax, visitors can enjoy the tempting aromas of French and international sidewalk cafés, pâtisseries and bistros.

Learn More >
Shoppes at Four Seasons

Shoppes at Four Seasons at The Plaza™ Macao personifies the bespoke elegance of the Four Seasons and is Macao’s first luxury mall, home to more than 160 luxury and designer brands including Cartier, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton. Shoppes at Four Seasons include a comprehensive range of cosmetics, beauty and fragrance at T Galleria, featuring over 45 international brands. Duplex stores with access to the mezzanine level also offer brands such as Hugo Boss, Etro, Gieves & Hawkes.

Learn More >
Shoppes at Cotai Central

With over 140 boutiques, Shoppes at Cotai Central provides a unique, refreshing ambiance featuring abundant sunlight, rocky cliff faces and a three-story cascading waterfall to create a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. The 400,000-square-feet of premium retail space caters to a broad spectrum of consumers who want to truly have a family experience. The interactive DreamWorks Experience and Planet J theme park will bring parents and children a fantastic tour.

Learn More >

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