Top 20 Tourist Places To Visit In Macau, China

The glittering town of Macau is famous as the ‘Vegas of China’ and this is the place where you get to experience the glitz, glamour and an impressive Chinese skyline. Dotted with skyscrapers that illuminate the entire city this place is filled with everything you find fun, interesting and unique. This is a total oasis for families on vacation with kids looking to have a fun packed vacation. No matter what type of a traveller you are or where you are visiting from, Macau is a place where everyone will be entertained. Make the most of your trip to Macau by visiting these awesome places:

01. Senado Square

Senado Square
This is one of the highest rated tourist spots in Macau and this bustling square is also a UNESCO world heritage site. As per its name the entire square is lined with fountains, parks, shops, restaurants among other stunning and interesting tourist spots. The glamourous firework, dragon and lion dance and the musical fountain performance here should not be missed.

Timing – NA
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 25 minutes of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – go shopping for souvenirs, try delicious local cuisines, explore the historical architecture etc.

02. Macau Tower

Macau Tower
This tower is literally the face of Macau and is celebrated for being the most spectacular landmarks in the world. The tower overall stands up to a height of 33 metres and consists of several observation decks to witness the glittering city below, cafes, cinema halls, revolving deck and even an adventure zone. The best thing about the majestic tower is the world’s 2nd highest bungee jumping base. A memorable time for you awaits at the Macau tower.

Timing – 10 am to 9 pm and on weekends – 9 am to 9 pm
Entry fee – 130 MOP
How to reach – 20 minutes of road journey distance from Macau airport
Things to do – go bungee jumping explore the city from above on the revolving deck, try out some new café etc.

03. A Ma Temple

A Ma Temple
This ancient temple dates back to 1488 and is dedicated to the Chinese goddess Matsu. She is the deity who all the farmers and local fishermen here worship. It is told that the name of Macau itself is inspired by the name of the temple making it all the more significant. The style, design and the architecture style here is extremely beautiful and stunning. The temple is said to have existed even before the city of Macau was developed.

Timing – 10 am to 6 pm
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 20 minutes of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – offer prayer, check out the incredible architecture and greenery surrounding the ancient temple etc.

04. Hac Sa Beach

Hac Sa Beach
Famed for being the largest natural beach of Macau this place is a remarkable destination for people looking to spend some time chilling by the beach and indulging in some fun seaside activities. The best part about the beach is that you won’t be bothered by crowds, hustlers or large crowds. The location of this place works in its favour of welcoming tourists looking to get away from the cliched tourist attractions.

Timing – NA
Entry fee – NA
How to reach – barely 15 minutes of road journey from Macau airport (you can even visit the beach during your layover in Macau)
Things to do – follow the Long Chao Kok trail, dine at the delicious eateries around the beach, visit the reservoir country park etc.

05. Taipa Village

Taipa Village
Laying just a walk of few km of walking distance from the casino strips of Macau is this heritage village of Macau. This is one of the best well-preserved regions in the entire city and a great way of exploring the deeply seated culture and traditions of the people of Macau. Dotted with rustic museums, quirky cafes, shops and buildings this place is covered in an old-time charm. The rich history here gives a wonderful character to the entire village.

Timing – NA
Entry fee – NA
How to reach – just 10 to 15 minutes of road journey from the airport of Macau
Things to do – try out the traditional meals in the local restaurants, take a stroll through the heritage buildings, go souvenir shopping etc.

06. Macau Wine Museum

Macau Wine Museum
Inaugurated in 1995 this place is one of the best tourists delights in Macau. This unique category of the museum provides you with some basic knowledge about your favourite wine and lets you buy some wine souvenirs as well. Even if you are not a wine lover you must visit this museum since it adds as a unique experience in Macau for you and your family.

Timing – 10 am to 8 pm
Entry fee – 15 MOP
How to reach – 20 minutes from Macau airport
Things to do – check out the various collections of wine display, take a stroll around the complex, shop in the souvenir setups here etc.

07. Holy House of Mercy

Holy House of Mercy
This UNESCO world heritage site is located inside the premises of the ancient Senado square. Your visit t Macau remains incomplete if you don’t visit the great holy house of mercy. One of the most defining features of this place is that the helpers are all elderly people who earn their living and be independent. He veranda here is very peaceful and you will definitely find several photo op moments.

Timing – 10 am to 1 pm; 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Entry fee – 5 MOP
How to reach – 15 minutes of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – go around the complex and check out the interesting displays, observe the peaceful environment etc.

08. Monte Fort

Monte Fort
Another stunning UNESCO world heritage site this 400-year-old stone fort is a 100 by 100 metre of the stone structure that gives picturesque views of the mesmerising sunset in the horizon. This is also one of the premier historical attraction for tourists in Macau along with a museum inside. If you happen to reach this place during the right time then you will be treated with the scenic beauty of the surrounding.

Timing – 7 am to 7 pm
Entry fee – 5 MOP
How to reach – 20 minutes from Macau airport
Things to do – explore the lush surrounding, witness the stunning sunset from the top, take amazing pictures etc.

09. Sun Yat Sen Memorial House

Sun Yat Sen Memorial House
This traditional and classical looking building is the place where the ‘father of modern China’ sun yat sen used to live. This is an important place where he had conducted several revolutionary activities along with finally settling down with his family in the later years. Formerly known as ‘mansion of the sun’ the house was built in 1912 and contains eloquent verandahs and clear wide courtyards.

Timing – 10 am to 5 pm
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 15 minutes of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – go through the display sections and know more about dr. sun yat sen.

10. City of Dreams

City of Dreams
Located right opposite Venetian Macau this resort and casino is the 2nd mega sized property in Macau. The unique structure of the hotel is in the form of a podium containing four towers and these towers are like a playground for people looking to spend some exciting time doing fun shopping activities, going to the casinos, checking out the incredible aquarium and so much more.

Timing – open 24 hours
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – just 5 to 10 minutes of road journey from the airport in Macau
Things to do – aquarium, the bubbling fountain, dancing water theatre, go shopping, explore the bars etc.

11. Fisherman’s Wharf


This is probably one of the most unique tourist complexes in the world which comes with an integrated waterfront, dining options, entertainment complex and so much more. Housing over 70 stores along with containing different world seaports like cape town and Amsterdam etc. looking over the marina this place pans out over an area of 133,000 sq. metres. The attractions here are so many that just one day won’t be enough to explore it.

Timing – open 24 hour
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 15 to 20 minutes of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – eat at different restaurants, play at the casinos, visit the amphitheatre etc.

12. Luis De Camoes Garden

Luis De Camoes Garden
Covering over an area of 220,000 sq. ft. this place is famed for being the oldest park in Macau. The cameos grotto here is the former house of the 16th-century Portuguese poet Luis de Camoes and contains a library and garden which oozes positive energy and covers the ambience in peace and serenity. It is also one of the largest parks in Macau and to honour the great poet it also houses a statue marking his brilliance. If you have a day to spend in peace then this is the place to be.

Timing – 6 m to 10 pm
Entry fee – NA
How to reach – 2 minutes to half n hour of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – go around the beautiful garden spend some time with nature, observe peace and solitude, go through the displays and know more about the poet etc.

13. Puji Temple

Puji Temple
This is one of the most renowned Buddhist temples in Macau and is a part of the three most significant temples of Macao, the other being Lian Fong temple and Barra temple. Puji is also the largest temple among the three. The history of this temple dates back to 400 years ago to the end of the mong dynasty. The main temple structure is surrounded by three courtyards and allows the visitor to spend some peaceful time.

Timing – 10 am to 4 pm
Entry fee – 5 MOP
How to reach – 20 minutes of road journey distance from Macau airport
Things to do – offer your prayer at the shrine, take a stroll around the peaceful ambience etc.

14. Kun Iam Statue

Kun Lam Statue
This magnificent towering bronze statue stands tall at a height of 20 metres and the image is that of a goddess of mercy emerging out of a lotus. The work of art is truly a mesmerising sight especially due to its location right on the outer harbour causeway. A place is a great place for people who follow Buddhism and the calming vibe here is memorable.

Timing – open 24 hours
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 10 to 15 minutes of road journey from the airport of Macau
Things to do – read the pamphlets about Buddhism and different religions gaze out at the unending ocean horizon, take stunning pictures etc.

15. St. Lawrence Church

St. Lawrence Church
This church’s historical significance is immense due to the fact that it was once the praying ground for families of the Portuguese sailors where they used to pray for their loved one’s safe return. The church is settled majestically on the coastline of Macau and displays a typical neoclassical architectural form that completely fascinates the visitors.

Timing – 10 am to 6 pm
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 10 minutes of road journey from Macau airport
Things to do – try out delicious food joints here, go on shopping sprees, explore the beautiful architecture etc.

16. Guia Fortress

Guia Fortress
Famed in Macau for being one of the oldest forts, this is also the highest point in the entire peninsula as well. The fort is defined by an elegant white structure which is made out of clear western and Chinese designs. The spiritual aura here is undeniable and is a great way of exploring the culture and spending the day. a visit here will surely reel you back into the past.

Timing – 9 am to 6 pm
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 20 minutes from Macau airport
Things to do – take a stroll through the stunning fort architecture, visit the quaint chapel etc.

17. Mandarin’s House

Mandarin’s House
Considered to be one of the prime attractions of Macau this historic residential complex in Sao Lourenco and used to be the family home of the late Qing theoretician and reformist Zheng guanine. The entire house area is spread out in an area of 4,00 sq. metres and ranks among the largest family houses in Macau. Built during 1869 the complex displays obvious Cantonese style of architecture with hints of western influences.

Timing – 10 am to 6 pm
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 20 minutes from Macau airport
Things to do – walk around the historical area, get yourself some souvenirs, learn more about the life under qing dynasty etc.

18. Flora Garden

Flora Garden
Situated right on the foothill of the beautiful Guia hill this colourful place is known for being the largest public park in Macau. The garden houses an aviary, a small zoo along with a patio. There is also a small waterfall and a belvedere which only adds on to the stunning beauty of this place. The entire area is dotted with innumerable colourful and exotic plants making the environment extremely vibrant.

Timing – 6 am to 8:30 pm
Entry fee – 3 MOP
How to reach – 15 minutes of road distance from Macau airport
Things to do – take a walk amongst the beautiful surrounding, take instagrammable pictures etc.

19. Studio City

Studio City
This probably the most famous and vibrant tourist destination in Macau and offers several entertainment options for people of every age making it an ideal destination for everyone. This cinematically themed resort has the world’s first and the highest figure 8 Ferris wheel. Along with some of the most enigmatic centres of fun experiences.

Timing – open 24 hours
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 10 minutes from Macau airport
Things to do – attend show house, go shopping, visit the golden reel, go to the house of magic etc.

20. Grand Resort Deck

Grand Resort Deck
This water wonderland destination is situated inside galaxy Macau, another fun tourist destination. Grand resort will be your go-to place to cool off from the scorching summer heat. Featuring a string of swimming pools, white sandy beaches and the world’s largest sky top wave pool this place is just a never-ending fun fest.

Timing – open 24 hours
Entry fee – free entry
How to reach – 20 minutes to half n hour of road journey distance from Macau airport
Things to do – have fun in water slides, beach lagoons, white water rapids, take your kids to Macau’s largest kid’s aquatic zone etc.