Sky Shuttle Helicopters provides you with the most time-saving and convenient way to travel between Macau and Hong Kong while taking the beautiful scenic views that come your way. The company mainly caters to the needs of businessmen and corporates for whom time is of utmost importance. If security is your main priority, they've got you covered as all the pilots manning the helicopters are highly trained and experienced professionals with over 8000 hours of flight time.
Jump from a height of 233 meters (764 feet) from the Macau Tower and feel the thrill of a free fall that takes you as low as 30 meters (98 feet) from the ground. The AJ Hackett Macau Tower made a Guinness record for The World's Highest Bungee Jump Facility. Participants can also choose to jump after sunset during winters to enjoy spectacular night views of the city. Sky walking, sky jumping and climbing the tower itself are some of the other activities offered. Photographs and videos of your bungee jumping experience or the other activities can also be purchased. If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, then certainly participate in one of the activities at AJ Hackett Macau Tower.
There're very few venues in the world that will enchant your heart and win you over like the The House Of Dancing Water Theater. Purposefully created for the epic theater act called the The House Of Dancing Water, this theater is a product of the hard work and imagination of all the architects and designers at Sandi Pei of Pei Partnership. The 2000-seat theater has a gigantic pool at the center with fountains dotting its rim; the pool is illuminated with bright lights and the theater itself is at its vibrant best when the act is about to commence. Acrobats, gymnasts, dancers and ballerinas all come together to perform this visual spectacle which is a beautiful love story woven in a breathtaking setting. Albeit expensive, this 16-part musical is sure to leave a lifelong memory in your heart.
The Historic Centre of Macau is a testament to its heritage as a former Portuguese colony. Located in the heart of the peninsula, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features 20 landmarks that reflect the amalgamation of Chinese and Portuguese cultures represented in its architecture. These include temples, churches and squares that have been well-preserved over centuries. The A-Ma Temple is said to have inspired the city's name, and along with the 16th-century Ruins of St. Paul's, is one of the most visited attractions in Macau. Others include Cathedral Square and Senado Square, as well as the Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady, the Moorish Barracks, Mandarin's House, St. Joseph's Seminary and Church, and Dom Pedro V, each a different facet of Macau's history.
Akin to the Fountains of Bellagio, Wynn Performance Lake is a dramatic water show with lights and fire. The fascinating performance is staged at the entrance of the Wynn Macau where over 300 jets shoot up water in the air to the tunes of Broadway, classical or popular tunes. The dazzling show though only lasts for three minutes and reoccurs every 15 minutes, leaving an impression that lasts long.
Mandarin's House was once the family home of the late Zheng Guanying, one of China's most respected reformers during the 19th Century. The house covers about 43,055 square feet (4000 square meters), making it one of the biggest ancestral homes in Macau. His family moved out of the house during the early 1960's and it turned into a residential complex. The house is open to the public and provides guided tours around the property. If you're a person who enjoys great architecture, then Mandarin's House should be at the top of your visiting list.
Lin Kai literally means "a river of mourning". Built in the 17th century, the temple was dedicated to the Taoist deity Ua Kuong, the god who protects against conflagrations. An annual festival is also held in his honor. A number of rooms branch out from the main hall, which house other gods and goddesses. In one of them are colorful sculptures of goddesses and children that denote birth and growth. A veiled Kun Iam, the goddess of mercy stands beside the god of war, Kuan Tai, in yet another room. This temple actively participates in the social well being of the people, by helping poor people and aiding those who need medical care.
The Fire Service Building was established in 1920 in Santo Antonio, and was used for fire fighting services till it was declared as a museum in 1999. The European styled building features 350 square meters (3767.37 square feet) with 2 exhibition halls which describe the history of firefighting, the lives of the firefighters and the struggle of the firemen. There are about 700 different artifacts in the museum that depict the fire fighting system in the country.
These gardens really are balm to a weary traveler's soul. Lush plants, some tropical and jungle-like, and some European, all carry identification plates for the botanists amongst you. Winding paths weave round them, over arched bridges, past sitting areas, and back to the traditional Chinese mansion in the middle of the moat. All this once belonged to the wealthy Lou family, but now it is the residents of Macau and their caged singing birds who add to the mellow atmosphere.
Macau's largest Catholic cemetery is almost slap bang in the middle of the peninsula. A quaint little green and white chapel, built in 1875, stands at its center. Beautiful stained glass windows filter the bright daylight and add color to the cool and dark interior. Outside, the cemetery is filled with ornately decorated tombs. The majority of headstones feature photographic portraits of the deceased, whilst carved stone angels and flowers are used to embellish almost every tomb, large or small.
Located in Lou Lim leoc Garden, the Macao Tea Culture House is a museum dedicated to the culture of tea. The building was designed by Carlos Alberto dos Santos Marreiros, giving it a distinctly Portuguese style, but with a Chinese patterned roof. A visit here will teach you about Macau's culture, as well as its cultural contribution to the rest of Asia.