Guide of Fortaleza do Monte and Macao Jockey Club

If you want to customize China tours in Macao, the following two are considered as the top attractions which should not be missed.



1. Fortaleza do Monte


As a historical military center in Macao, Fortaleza do Monte is part of the "Historic Centre of Macao", inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.



Located immediately to the east of the Ruins of St Paul's, the fort was initially built in the 16th century for protecting the church from the pirates. Later it became solely a military fort. The fort blends well with the surrounding landscape. From the fortress, visitors get a excellent panoramic view of Macao.



Travel tips:


How to get there: Take Bus No.8A, 17, 18, 19, 26


Hours: 06:00-19:00 (May - Sep.); 07:00-18:00 (Oct. - the next Apr.)



2. Macao Jockey Club



Macao is well-known for gambling. For betting on horses, head to the Macao Jockey Club on Taipa Island, where Horse-racing meetings mainly takes place most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at the race-course.



Providing horse racing and gambling entertainment, Macao Jockey Club attracts numerous gamblers from nearby areas. The club began in 1979. Its stables are home to about 1,000 horses. With a race-course area of 450,000 square meters, 18,000 seats are available for gamblers, and the club is open only for people over 18 years of age.



If you need more info about attractions in Macao, you can contact with China tour agents.

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