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Old Posted Jul 8, 2015, 1:44 PM
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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:
http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Macau.html
SOME FACTS:
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:
http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Macau.html


SKYLINES AND VIEWS: Views from Fortaleza do Monte and other places
http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Macau_skyline.html

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
http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Macau_skyline.html
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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.
http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Macau_skyline.html
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