Top Historical Places in Macau

Are you looking to explore the history of Macau through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Macau including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Macau. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Macau ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Macau, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Macau for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Macau with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ruins Of St Paul

    4.3 (7697 Votes)
    Ruins Of St Paul

    Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Cathedral

    The Ruins of St. Paul Cathedral in Macau are a very interesting sight to see. What you get to see at this site is not the entire cathedral that was but its tall and imposing façade that stands freely in its place. Being a symbol of Macau’s Portuguese past, this tall and beautifully preserved stone slab attracts thousands of tourists every day. The road leading up to it has pretty ...Read more
  2. Macau Fishermans Wharf

    3.9 (3067 Votes)
    Macau Fishermans Wharf

    Theme Park, Amphitheater

    The Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is a really exciting place to be. It is a sort of a theme park with varied attractions. There are tons of entertainment options at this place. From shopping to restaurants to replicas of tourist attractions, there is never a dearth of things to do here. The Fisherman’s wharf in the shape of a circle has a variety of recreational centers all around it. Th...Read more
  3. Kun Iam Statue

    4.1 (3004 Votes)
    Kun Iam Statue

    Walking Area, Statue

    As its name tells, the statue is dedicated to Kun Iam, the goddess of mercy in Chinese Buddhism, and at its foot and there is a lotus-shaped dome that houses the Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre, where you can visit a small exhibition and get some educational literature about Buddhism. The Kun Iam Statue is a very beautiful statue in Macau. Standing on a pretty, albeit tiny, artificial island in...Read more
  4. Grand Prix Museum

    3.6 (1430 Votes)
    Grand Prix Museum

    Memorial, Automobile Museum

    The Grand Prix Museum is homage to the biggest and most exciting racing event in Formula three, the Macau Grand Prix. The Museum has been built as a side attraction to the Macau circuit. Even if you cannot catch a race at the circuit you can experience its fast pace at the museum. There are several objects including formula three cars, cups as well as other memorabilia that is worth a look. If...Read more
  5. Guia Fortress

    4.4 (1114 Votes)
    Guia Fortress

    Light House, Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    The GuiaFortess is another relic of the Portuguese rule in Macau. The typical architecture of the fort makes it very important to the heritage of Macau. It had become an important strategic location in this area over the years. There is also a light house which is a part of the complex that people love to see. The simplicity, practicality and beauty of the place are most definitely worth seein...Read more
  6. Dom Pedro V Theatre

    4.2 (655 Votes)
    Dom Pedro V Theatre

    Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Theatre

    A very important venue for events, festivals and concerts, the Dom Pedro V Theatre is one of those few places which are as important to the History of Macau as its present. Built in 1860 by the Portuguese and named after Peter V, the ruler of Portugal, the theatre has become a UNESCO heritage site. It is important to the cultural heart of the city even today and is a prestigious venue in Macau....Read more
  7. Saint Dominic's Church Holy Rosary Church Igreja De Sao Domingos

    Church, Religious Site, Unesco Site

    Saint Dominic's Church in Macau is a proper Portuguese style church. The architecture of the church is Baroque Style with giant open space for the altar, high windows etc. The church gives a feeling of revisiting history through its architecture. The church is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and hence is maintained to the highest level. The pastor is friendly. The interiors are simply be...Read more