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Nightsky Jul 8, 2015 1:44 PM

Nightsky’s trip to MACAU
Nam Van/CDB/Old Town, Macau Peninsula from Fortaleza do Monte

Macau is a former Portugese colony that became the world’s leading casino metropol, even ahead of Las Vegas. The daytrip to Macau was a part of a trip to Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. This thread is about the daytrip to Macau, that we reached by ferry, a kind of hoovercraft that takes about 1.5 hours from Hong Kong.
Read more about it here:
Population: 636 000
Country: China (Macao)
Tallest building: Grand Lisboa (261m, 52 floors)
Tallest tower: Macau Tower (338m)
Region: MACAU (Portugese colony until 1998)
Founded year (Portugese colony): 1557
Area: 30.3 km²
Year visited: 2015
My brand new website about Macau featuring the new gallery system, is here:

SKYLINES AND VIEWS: Views from Fortaleza do Monte and other places
Nam Van casino district, Macau Peninsula
Nam Van casino district, Macau Peninsula
You can actually see the skyscrapers of Zhuhai, China in the distance.
Taipa Island
Cotai Strip, Taipa Island

SKYLINES AND VIEWS: Views from Fortaleza do Monte and other places
Fortaleza do Monte, military fortress from 1626
Fortaleza do Monte
St Paul’s Ruins from Fortaleza do Monte
Sunset from the fort, looking towards the Sofitel and Zhuhai, China.
Macau Tower, tallest structure in Macau (338m), built 2001.

Nightsky Jul 8, 2015 1:45 PM

OLD TOWN – Portugese Quarters: Largo do Senado, Ruins of St Paul’s, pedestrian area and more
St Paul’s Ruins
City Hall, Largo do Senado
Largo do Senado (Senate’s Square), the central square of Macau
Pedestrian area
St Dominic’s Church
Ruinas do Sao Paulo, only the exterior is left of St Paul’s Church, that became a symbol of Macau.
Click here to see more from the old town:

Lhasaguy Aug 21, 2015 9:23 AM

Have you eat the beef and pork jerky and the nata tart?

yuna79 Sep 25, 2018 6:54 AM

wow, im feel interst to visit that place for my weekend, i want to look the architecture building from macau, but i dunno what will i need if im coming to that country like jacket or something for prepare my self, im just to worry about weather and climate no same as my country indonesia

Lhasaguy Oct 16, 2018 3:21 PM

its hotter then hong kong anyway

Lhasaguy Oct 16, 2018 3:22 PM

thanks for your photos they are brilliance.

Nightsky Nov 15, 2018 1:54 PM


It was hot and humid, about 30 degrees all the time in February.
No jacket needed, only T-shirt.

@Lhasaguy: Tried a lot of typical Asian courses but don't think I ate the once you mentioned

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