The Macau Tower, 338 meters, It is one of the highest in the world, so it offers unsurpassed views of this city of China. Next, we give you all the necessary information so you do not hesitate to upload it. Are you with us on this trip to the heights? Of course, it will not leave you indifferent.
History of the Macau TowerMacau Tower from the base - Dennison Lee / Flickr.com
This imposing construction began to be built in 1998. However, it was not officially opened until December 2001. It all started when billionaire Stanley Ho Hung-Sun was so impressed by the Auckland Sky Tower, that he commissioned a similar tower to build it in the city of Macau.
Later,Macau Tower has served as the setting for two Guinness records. On the one hand, that of bungee jump highest from a building, achieved by A J Hackett. On the other, the one achieved by Edison Chen, who represented the construction in the inaugural leap to compete for the installation of bungee jumping World's tallest
The fame of the tower has transcended even popular culture, because has appeared in various movies and television shows. It is the case of Jack Osbourne: Adenaline Junkie; Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations; America's Next Top Model; An Idiot Abroad 3; or several episodes of Amazing Race
And today, the Macau Tower, in addition to serving as a viewpoint and to take advantage of our leisure time, as we will see later, It is used to broadcast radio and television signals.
Climb to the top of the Macau TowerView from the Macau Tower
To enjoy the best views of Macau You have to climb to the viewpoint, which is 223 meters high. If the day is clear, you can see up to 55 kilometers on the horizon. But, regardless of the weather, it is possible to contemplate the casinos, hotels or bridges of the Chinese city.
In addition to the observation deck, Macau Tower has restaurants, like the swivel floor 60, style buffet in which Indian, Chinese and international food is served. And there are also theaters and shopping centers.
If all this knows you little and you like strong emotions, You have the opportunity to perform the Skywalk X, An exciting walk around the outer edge. You can also dobungee jumping, and we must remember that the jump from the Macau Tower is recognized as the highest in the world.
Schedule and price of the Macau TowerNotice in the Macau Tower - Klaus Nahr / Flickr.com
To access the observatory you have to pay a ticket of 16.2 euros. The price is 10 euros for children between 3 and 11 years old. Only children under 3 years of age can access for free.
Regarding the schedule, The observatory of the Macau Tower opens from Monday to Friday from ten in the morning to nine at night. Meanwhile, on weekends and during public holidays, the opening time is anticipated at nine in the morning.
Location of the Macau Tower and its surroundingsMacau view
The Macau Tower is located at the intersection between Avenida da Republica and Doctor Sun Yat-sen Avenue. It is in front of Baia Grande and next to the Congress and Entertainment Center from Macao
After the visit, you can not miss the opportunity to meet other attractions of its surroundings. The city of Macao hides jewelry like the A-ma temple. It is declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, and is one of the most famous Taoist sanctuaries in the world.
Equally recommended are the ruins of the Jesuit church of San Pablo. We must also visit the Chinese-style temple Na Cha, the remains of the Portuguese wall that surrounded the port of Macao and the military castle Monte Fortaleza.
And of course, do not miss the spectacular casinos that populate the city. In fact, Macao boasts of having upset Las Vegas as the world headquarters of the game.