Cultural Series: Hidden Macau a fusion of East and West in Lifestyles, Architecture and Food

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Macau is NOT just about casinos. It is a place where Portuguese Cathedrals, traditional Chinese shop houses, cobbled stone alleys lined with colourful houses reminiscing of Lisbon coexists. Join us on a walking tour to find out the real Macau!

In many ways, the colonial history of Macau and HK are similar. However, HK is quickly erasing her colonial legacy while Macau is doing a great job in preserving, restoring and promoting her interesting heritage. We will discover what we are missing in HK and visit some fabulous colonial era buildings. Among them are a wonderfully restored mansion with European, Indian and Chinese fusion architecture and a well-preserved traditional Chinese pawnshop museum. We will also have a hands-on session to make our own Portuguese egg tarts as a souvenir! Lunch will be at shared expense.

The price includes, jetfoil return tickets, local Macau guide fees, private charter minibus and Portuguese egg tart making workshop.


 8:15 Meet at the gathering point

 9:15 Take ferry to Macau

10:45 Visit a 400 years old Portuguese chapel and the first lighthouse in China

12:00 Lunch

13:30 Visit the Ama temple and learn about the origin of Macau

14:00 Explore the fusion architecture of the Mandarin house

15:00 Portuguese egg tart workshop

16:30 Visit the pawnshop museum

17:15 Explore the traditional Chinese stores along Outubre road

18:15 Transfer to ferry terminal and return to HK

 *The above is just a rough itinerary and is subjected to changes.

Time 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

LocationHK Macua Ferry Terminal (exact details will be emailed to participants).

Member Cost$1,350

Guest Cost$1,410

Additional InfoAWA activities are open to AWA members, their partners and guests. All participants must be 18 years or older to take part