Cheap Macau Vacation Packages
An autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River Delta in China, Macau is the most densely populated region in the world. The region is also bordered by the Pearl River Estuary to the South and East and the city of Zhuhai in Mainland China to the North. The city is best known around the world as 'Vegas of China' and is indeed a Mecca of gambling and glitz. Macau is also affluent in other tourist attractions, thanks to its history of fusion between Chinese and European cultures.
Places of Interest in Macau
The Ruins of St. Paul's
One of the most-visited tourist attractions in Macau, The Ruins of St. Paul's is the imposing Renaissance facade of St. Paul's Cathedral. Remarkable features here include an inscription above the doorway that dedicates church the Mother of God, a profusion of relief ornaments, a variety of motifs, and figures of Jesus saints.
The Senate and Senado Square
A delightful pedestrian area, the Senate and Senado Square is located in the historic heart of Macau. The major highlights of the square include the imposing old Senate building that is widely regarded as the best example of Portuguese colonial architecture in Macau. The square is also an excellent spot for shopping and dining.
Part of Macau's UNESCO Historic Center, A-Ma Temple is a splendid Buddhist temple dedicated to the goddess Matsu. It is one of the most important religious sites in the city. The temple is divided into six easily accessible sections- Prayer Hall, the Gate Pavilion, Memorial Arch, the Hall of Guanyin, the Zhengjiao Chanlin, and the Hall of Benevolence.