Macau

Last updated: 17 November 2017
For four hundred and sixty-six years Macau, on China’s south coast, was a Portuguese colony. In 1999 it became a Chinese autonomous region. Known as the Vegas of China, Macau has the world’s largest casino. The Venetian offers state of the art entertainment and retail outlets.

One of the most recognisable landmarks in Macau is the ruin of Saint Paul’s Church built in the seventeenth century. It burnt down in 1835 and all that remains of the building is the intricately carved stone façade.

Macau

Macau is a melting pot of Portuguese and Chinese cultures. The city has many picturesque Portuguese churches, and a typical Portuguese fort stands on top of a hill overlooking the city. A four-hundred-year-old Buddhist temple, stone lions, gold statues of Buddha and a fifteenth-century temple to A-Ma, goddess of seafarers, mingle with the colonial architecture.

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