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Macau Travel guide


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Macau Travel guide

  1. 1. macauTouching moments, experienceDesigned by STA
  2. 2. Location ofMacauLocated in Guangdongprovince, on the westernbank of the Pearl River Delta.Time Zone+ 8.00 GMTPopulation>58200094% are ethnicChinese.LanguageChinesePortugueseDesigned by STA
  3. 3. CurrencyMOP $Pataca1 pataca = 100 avosCoins10, 20 and 50 avos1, 2 and 5 Patacas.Banknotes10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000Patacas.Exchange Rate1 MOP = 6.7911 INRDesigned by STA
  4. 4. Climate &Clothing• Fairly warm tropicalclimates.• Average temperature isabout 20ºC (68ºF)• Autumn (October -December) is the mostpleasant season.• In the summer, visitors areadvised to wear lightcotton clothes.• In winter some woollenclothes are recommended.Designed by STA
  5. 5. Some other Information• Water SupplyMacaus water is supplied directly from Mainland China and is purified.• ElectricityElectricity in Macau is at 220V, 50Hz. Power plugs used in Macau are of the three-pin.• Health & HospitalsVaccination certificates are required only in exceptional circumstances.• Safety & SecurityEmergency dial 999 & Hotline numbers 110 and 112• Media & PublicationDaily and weekly newspapers in Macau published in Chinese, Portuguese and English.• TelecommunicationsLocal calls in Macau are free of charge when made from a private phone.• ISD CODE00853• VISAVISA – Free on arrival valid for up to 30 days for Indian Citizens.Designed by STA
  6. 6. Getting toMacauMacau International AirportIATA Code: MFMThe airport is located on TaipaIsland and is 15 minutes awayfrom the Macau FerryTerminal.(8.00 hours from Delhi)Helicopter ServiceHongkong – MacauSchenzen (China) – MacauFerry Service (Hydrofoils)Hongkong – MacauKowloon(China) – MacauDesigned by STA
  7. 7. DivisionsofMacauDesigned by STA
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  9. 9. Macaupeninsula• Mainland portionof Chinas SpecialAdministrativeRegion of Macau.• Its 8.5 square kmis almost totallybuilt up.• It making it themost urbanizedand populousdistrict in theterritory.• It is packed withhistoricalattractions andinteresting streets.• It is home to mostof Macaus casinosand entertainmentspots.Designed by STA
  10. 10. Macau HeritageWalk Circuit25 Buildings of cultural andhistoric significance comprisesUNESCO World Heritage Site.• A-ma TempleThis is a Taoist temple related tosea goddess Matsu who saved aship from storm & this templepredates the Portuguese era.• Ruins of St. Pauls Cathedral17th Century monument & City’smost famous landmark is greatestmonument to Christianity in theEast.Designed by STA
  11. 11. • Senate Square (Largo desenado)A colourful typical Iberian townsquare, this is the traditionalheart of Macau city.• Guia FortressBuilt in the 1600s on top of GuiaHill, Within the fortress is theChapel of Our Lady of Guia andthe 15m tall Guia Lighthouse.Guia Fortress can be reached bythe Guia Cable Car.Designed by STA
  12. 12. • St. Dominics ChurchIt was founded in 1587 bySpanish now famous forsmall Museum of Sacred Art witharound 300 artefacts.• Kun lam Temple & StatueTwenty metre high bronze statueof the Goddess of Mercyemerging from a lotus floating inthe Outer Harbour.Designed by STA
  13. 13. • Porcos de cerco“The Barrier gate” in Chinesebuilt in 1870 marked the borderbetween Portuguese and Chineseterritory and was the actualborder crossing between Macauand China until 1994.• Wynn MacauCasino/hotel/resort complexAt night there are short fountainshows in front of the hotel withmusic, spraying fountains and theoccasional bursts of flame.Designed by STA
  14. 14. Macau Tower• Height : 338.8 Meters• It offers a great view overMacau and Taipa.• There is an viewing platformoutside and an inside platformwith glass floor panels.• It has an observation deck withrestaurants, theater & mall.Adventure Activitieson the Tower• Sky Walk• Bungee Jumping : 233m(World’s Highest)• Mast climb that takes you to thevery top of the tower.Designed by STA
  15. 15. Taipa• It is a major residentialcenter and is the locationof Macaus InternationalAirport.• It boast many hotels,casinos, shopping mallsand is home to the MacauJockey Club racecourse.• Gambling at macau JockeyClub.• The two Taipa Hills aresuitable for hiking andcycling.• One can see Museum ofTaipa and Coloane History.Designed by STA
  16. 16. CotaiThe area is being developed intothe Las Vegas Strip of the Eastand will also house severalhotels, sports facilities, golfcourses and other facilities.Most Famous for :• Gambling (World’s LargestCasino)• Go Karting (Southern end)• Bowling at Macao Dome.• The Venetian Macao ResortHotel.Designed by STA
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  18. 18. The Venetian Macau• 40 story Building.• 6th largest building in the world• Largest Single Structure hotel inAsia.• Largest Casino in the World (3400slot machines and 800 gamblingtables)• Hotel offer 3000 Suites.• Offers Gondola (Boat of Venice)Ride inside the hotel Premises.• Offers various Exhibitions.• The Venetian multiplex Theatreinside the premises.• “Cotaiarena” offers various shows.Designed by STA
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  20. 20. Coloane• The island, formerly a haven forpirates who sought shelter in itsmany coves.• Chapel of St. Francis Xavier.• It is largely rural and provides awonderful break from thecrowded and busy MacauPeninsula.• Coloane Village with its pastelPortuguese-style houses andnarrow lanes.• It also has two of Macaus bestbeaches - Cheoc Van and HacSa.• People come over to feast onMacanese cuisine and seafood.Designed by STA
  21. 21. Events in Macau• A-ma festival – AprilOfferings are made. There are alsoperformances of Chinese opera.• Dragon Boat Festival – JuneLion dances are enacted andChinese opera performed in aspecially constructed bamboo shedoutside the temple.Designed by STA
  22. 22. • International FireworksFestival – SeptemberIt is a unique innovation withexperts from different countriesinvited to compete with spectaclesof fireworks.• Grey Hound RacingAt Canidrome Stadium (only in Asia)Over 300 dogs take part in races oneach racing day.Dog chases a lure (artificial hare orrabbit)Designed by STA
  23. 23. MacaneseCuisinesMost popular snack• Pork chop bun.Most Popular Dishes• Ginger milk.• Pastéis de nata (eggtarts)• Almond cake.Designed by STA
  24. 24. ShoppingAreas• Senado Square• Fisherman’swharf• City CenterStreetsDesigned by STA
  25. 25. “a night in macau”“ atLeast once in a Life”Designed by STA
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