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Attractions and Sights
Zhuhai Shizimen Central Business District :
The Shizimen Central Business District of Hengqin New Area was the highlight of the 2010 Macau International Fair. The nascent central business district (CBD) should take five years to build. It will contain infrastructure for conventions and exhibitions. It also will attract the finance and insurance sectors, among others, using the extraordinary authority Hengqin New Area has been granted by Beijing to enhance regional cooperation and to further open up to the world. The CBD is located in the northeast part of Hengqin Island, across from the Macao Peninsula and Taipa Island. It covers 5.77 sqkm encompassing its northern region of 2.28sqkm of Nanwan coast and southern region of 3.49 sqkm in Hengqin. It is situated where Zhuhai's eastern and western urban areas meet Hengqin New Area and is close to the Wanzai, Hengqin and Gongbei border checkpoints.
St. Lawrence District Attractions: Macau South West
St. Lawrence Parish (Freguesia de São Lourenço) is a southwestern area of the Macau Peninsula. It is surrounded by water on all sides except north, where it neighbours Cathedral Parish. Penha Hill and Barra Hill are to the south. The Portuguese governor building and current administrative buildings is located here. The hillsides contain luxurious residential villas.
St Lawrence Church
St Lawrence Macau Church or Sao Lorenzo - This is one of the more beautiful churches of Macau. Its located on the street of the same name Ave. Sao Lorenzo. St. Lawrence Church was originally built of wood in the 1560, rebuilt in clay in 1618 and finally reconstructed in stone around 1803. So this particular church is over 200 years old! Located on a hilly part of the city, the church is apprached via a dual stone staircase.
St Paul Bookstore Macau or Livraria Sao Paulo
St Paul Bookstore Macau or Livraria Sao Paulo offers you English, Portuguese and Chinese Books. Livraria Sao Paulo is a two storey book store located very near to the Catholic Cathedral and to the Bishop's House. It is very close to Leal Senado Square, right inside the tourist zone.
Macau Grand Prix – Formula 3 Racing
Macau Grand Prix Extravaganza offers the official Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix-FIA Formula 3 Intercontinental Cup. The world's most talented junior single-seater drivers will once again come together to contest the end-of-season. Demand for hotel room will be so high that I suggest you book your rooms early
Macau Grand Prix Support Races
Macau Grand Prix Support Races - The five races on the Windsor Arch 56th Macau Grand Prix support programme showcase the best of Asian and international motorsport talent, as well as look to the future with some of the region's most promising young drivers. After last year's intense on-track battles, expect more of the exciting non-stop Guia Circuit action in 2009.
From the Macau Travel Blog