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Macau Travel Guide

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Plan Your Macau Vacation

Enter the desperate, smoky atmosphere of a Chinese casino, where frumpy players bet an average of five times more than the typical Vegas gambler. Sit down next to grandmothers who smoke like chimneys while playing baccarat—the local game of choice—with visiting high rollers. Then step out of the climate-controlled chill and into tropical air that embraces you like a warm, balmy

hug. Welcome to Macau.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Discover the Ruins of São Paulo The church façade, all that remains of a former center of learning, is a symbol of Macau.
  2. Take a seat in Senado Square A bench here is the perfect perch from which to watch Macau's comings and goings while admiring the colonial surroundings.
  3. Explore the A-Ma Temple It's steeped in Macau's culture and history. Search for the Lucky Money Pool, then wash your hands in the blessed water before heading to the casinos.
  4. Place Your Bets Even if you don't gamble, take a peek inside the Lisboa, a classic Macau landmark, or the newer and splashier Venetian, a sprawling complex where singing gondoliers glide down indoor canals and luxury shopping abounds.
  5. Spaaahhh Macau's spas have ultra-indulgent treatments and world-class facilities—with prices to match. But for many, the pampering is well worth the expense.

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