|It offers an exclusive merge of natural landscape and architectural wonders. Macau is located in close proximity to Hong Kong and vacationers from across the globe prefer spending a day in this splendid, former Portuguese colony, before going back. There are various Macau hotels, where you can check in for a day and enjoy this splendid city! The place has all to treat your eyes; best sights, ancient cathedral and its trademark casinos. If you are on a day’s visit to the place, make sure you visit few places, which will let you enjoy the true spirit of the city!
You could start with the Senado Square. This area is a bystander to the history of the city as an entry into western countries to China in the past. On your visit here, you will realize that almost every corner of this meadow exhibits the engineering of European-style buildings. St. Dominic and the Holy House of Mercy are a must visit here. Among the old buildings, many shops and restaurants can be visited. If you choose to travel the place during the daytime, then, make sure you carry your umbrella and sunglasses to avoid the strong Sun!
Make sure, you also take out time to visit the renowned ruins of St Paul’s. It is the ruins of St Paul's church, founded in 1602, which burned in 1835, leaving only the front of the building only. This is one of the icons of the city. If you are lucky enough, then you might get chance to witness few good performances and events that are organized here from time to time. If not that, then, make sure, you climb up the stairs and enjoy the scenic view from top. The area around Guan Yin statue is yet another must visit.
The statue is made of bronze and is as high as 20 feet above the building shaped like a lotus bud. Similar to the Virgin Mary statue, this was designed by Portuguese artist, Christina Rocha Leiria. You will be amazed by the architecture and the work of art here. Macau tower is other must visit place. Also known as' Macau Sky Tower, it is around 338 meters from ground level to the highest point. You have to visit the tower, climb to its top and enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire city. Inside this tower, you can also find restaurants, theaters, shopping malls and the Skywalk X. The tourists can walk around the outside edge of this building. There are many good Macau hotels located close by to this tower. You can easily relax and unwind in any of these lodgings and head back to Hong Kong!