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Beyond the Casinos

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Bobo The Bear

Bobo is an old Asiatic Black Bear who was rescued from the menu on a restaurant in Macau in 1984 and has been living in Jardim Da Flora ever since.

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Lord Stow’s Bakery

Lord Stow’s Bakery is a bit of a sensation – being one of the main attractions to draw tourists away from the Peninsula and the Casino strip to the small, sleepy picturesque village of Coloane.

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City of Dreams Macau

City of Dreams (新濠天地) is a casino/resort which stands at the bottom of the Cotai Strip directly opposite the Venetian. It incorporates the Hard Rock, Crown Towers and Grand Hyatt hotels (which together make up the four towers surrounding the main casino and retail area – known as the Boulevard).

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The Parisian Macau

The Parisian (澳門巴黎人) is a stunning new Casino on the Cotai Strip – notable in no small part to the half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower that stands in front of it.

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Venetian Macau

The mighty Venetian (澳門威尼斯人度假村酒店) dominates the lower part of the Cotai strip. Opened in 2007,  it is a 39 story themed casino hotel owned by the American Las Vegas Sands company and obviously styled on Venice and Venetian history.

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Macau Panda Pavilion (Parque De Seac Pai Van)

The Macau Panda Pavilion sits inside Seac Pai Van Park on the Taipa side of Coloane, nestled between the main road to Coloane and the steep Coloane hillside atop which site the white statue of A-Ma and the Tin Hau Temple.

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Carmo Fair (Taipa Old Market)

The Taipa market was constructed by the Macau government on 14th September 1886 at a cost of 800,000 Reis (about MOP1,600) which was split between the Public Works Bureau and the Taipa and Coloane Municipal Commission.

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Tap Seac Square

Tap Seac Square is a major public square in São Lázaro, Macau, China. The largest public space in Macau, it stands on the site of a former stadium and was completed in 2007.

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Happiness Street

Walk up the Calcada do Tronco Velho from end Square, if you turn right – you will see Happiness Street (Rua da Felicidade). A pretty little street which was in the past the centre of Macau’s nightlife. Today, the facades of the traditional China Coast buildings have been restored, with many small shops and cafes.

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Holy House of Mercy

The Holy House of Mercy (Santa Casa da Misericórdia, 仁慈堂大樓on Senado Square was built in 1569 on the orders of the Bishop of Macau as a branch of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia.

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