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[Travel Guide] [Macau] 15 Must Visit Macau Attractions [Copy link] 中文

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15. Camoes Garden
Camoes Garden and Grotto, is Macau’s largest park & one of the oldest parks. After the British moved out in 1835, it was bought over by a Portuguese merchant, who later built his resident house there.

The merchant adored raising doves and his hundreds of doves always hovered near the garden, forming a marvelous scene famous near and far.

After the death of the merchant, the garden was donated to the government and later opened to public as a memorial garden dedicated to Louis de Camoes, a famous Portuguese poet who lived four hundred years ago. Hence the name Luis de Camoes Garden.

It is a popular spot for locals to do their morning exercises, to play chess, to walk their caged birds or to meet with friends.

Getting There

Bus – 8A, 17, 18, 19, 26

Tommy Ooi’s Traveling Tips

To further simplify your travel experience in Macau, i have compiled a bus route that drops you to more attraction places.

Bus 18 Attractions

Macau Tower, A Ma Temple, Moorish Barracks, Lilau Square, Mandarin House, St Lawrence Church, St. Augustine’s Square, Dom Pedro V Theater, Leal Senado Building, Senado Square, Ruin’s of St. Paul’s, Macau Museum, Camoes Garden, Guia Fortress.

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