Macau China

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Macau, also spelled as Macao, is an administrative region of People’s Republic of China. Macau has its own language, currency and administration like Hong Kong. Geographically it is located on Pearl River delta across to the east of Hog Kong. Macau is a tourist destination and its economy heavily depends on tourism and gambling.

Macau has some historic buildings and ruins and therefore one of the best places for photography and studying the historical and cultural background of the place. The most famous of the historical building in Macau is the Ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral that was built in 1602. The culture in Macau is a mixture of Chinese and Portuguese culture as is obvious with national holidays and events taking place. Lunar Chinese New Year Feast of Tou Tei (The Earth God), Procession of Passion of Our Lord, A-Ma Festival of A-Ma Temple, Feast of Drunken Dragon, Feast of Bathing Lord Buddha, Dragon Boat Festival, Hungry Ghost Festival.

Macau is one of the gambling centers of the world. In fact 40 percent of its GDP come from their casinos due to gambling. Great entertainments from some of the biggest stars all over the world that perform in these casinos are also part of the reason that others come and visit this gambling region. Some individuals even visit Macau just to witness this type of entertainment.

Sporting events like boxing, mixed martial arts, and racing are partly the reason why others come to the region. There are lots of sports enthusiasts out there that come to Macau in search of some upfront sports action. Indeed there so many great hotels and casino, perhaps other just visit to gamble but there is so much to see in Macau.

The Guia Fortress is also another site that any tourist should not miss while jogging on the highest hill, Guia Hill. Above the hill a Lighthouse exist and the Chapel of our lady of Guia which has a great part in the history of Macau.

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