China - Macau (Chapter)
This is the Macau chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.
Best known globally as the ‘Vegas of China’, Macau is a mecca of gambling and glitz. But it’s so much more than that. A Portuguese colony for more than 300 years, it is a city of blended cultures.
- dine on Portuguese fare and wander the narrow lanes of charming colonial Taipa Village
- wander the baroque indoor canals of the mind-blowingly huge Venetian casino complex
- explore the ethereal ruins of the Church of St Paul, the very symbol of Macau
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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