All tagged top sights in Macau
There are dozens of cool museums to visit in Macau, and I tried to visit as many of them as I could (because I’m a huge museum nerd). In this post, I want to share with you some of the most interesting museums (in my opinion) that will give a visitor a really great look at the both the history and culture of Macau.
From ancient temples to old Portuguese fortresses, follow this guide for a self-guided clockwise loop around peninsular Macau. There’s a lot to see in Macau besides casinos, and many of the best sites are completely free. See the amazing culture that Macau has to offer.
You can’t visit Macau without seeing the city’s most iconic landmark: the ruins of St. Paul’s church. This 17th century Jesuit church is a symbol of Macau, and one of the many remnants of half a millinium of Portuguese rule over the small Chinese peninsula. Here’s everything that you need to know about visiting the ruins of St. Paul’s in Macau.
Kuan Iam is the Chinese goddess of mercy, and her statue stands just off of the shore in Macau, looking serenely across the city. The Kuan Iam Eccumenical Center is part shrine, part spiritual cultural center, and part art installation. Designed by a Portuguese artist, the statue is a symbol of the unity between east and west. FREE to visit.