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Shoppig in Macau

Shoppig in Macau

Write: Chal [2011-05-23]

Macau is a shopping paradise for those who are crazy about shopping, as many luxury items are cheaper here than most of other cities. There are almost everything you can buy from here. Many of items are available at very reasonable prices, such as Jewellery, Chinese antiques, porcelain, electronic items, mobile phones, watches, cashmere sweaters and silk clothing, etc.

Shoppig in Macau

It is also a great treasure trove for Chinese antiques and collectibles. You can find here ancient coins, 19th century stocks and shares, stamps and other printed material (Rua das Estalagens and Rua da Tercena), boxes of tea (Rua Cinco de Outubro) and coffee from around the world (Estrada do Cemiterio and Avenida do Coronel Mesquita), traditional shops where tea is displayed in wooden drawers and glass goblets, and countless old Chinese Pharmacies packed with traditional medicines (Rua de S.

Paulo and Rua de Pedro Nolasco da Silva). These are just a few examples to illustrate how adventurous and fascinating shopping in Macau can be. Now it's up to you to explore.

What to buy

Shopping in Macau, clothing, furniture and antiques, portuguese wines, art, jewelry, cakes and cookies, cameras and electronic goods, handicrafts are highly recommended to the tourists.

Where to buy

The Best Neighborhoods to Shop: around the Senado Square and the Red Market.

Flea Markets: one is near St Paul's and the other is around Hong Kung Temple.

Night Market: in the square beside the Cinema Alegria (Joy Cinema).

Islands' Weekly Fair: takes place every Sunday in a picturesque area of Taipa Island, between Bombeiros Square and Cam es Square in the heart of the old village.

Museum Shops: If you are looking for souvenirs that could only come from Macau, the museum shops are a good place to look.

Cultural Club: located in an authentic old pawnshop (an valuable historic & cultural heritage) on San Ma Lo in the centre of Macau.