Adrenaline junkies will surely heart the Macau Tower! It is a popular place for thrill seekers who want to experience the world’s highest bungee jump, the mast climb, or the Skywalk X.
Macau Tower might look ordinary from afar but once you reach the top level of it, you can see a breathtaking panoramic view of the skyscrapers of the entire Macau Peninsula.
It is a popular place for thrill seekers who want to experience the world’s highest bungee jump, the mast climb, or the Skywalk X, one of the first of its kind in the world. But if you’re not into extreme sports, then spending time at the observation deck would be enough!
The view from the platform is fantastic. Parts of the floor are made of glass so you can clearly see the ground below. Looking down can make your legs a bit wobbly! Besides the views on offer, there’s also a film theater and a variety of restaurants and shops in the tower. Worth checking out is the famous 360° Café, the revolving restaurant located at the 60th floor that offers international buffet.
If you’re planning to visit the Macau Tower, I suggest you go there late afternoon when the sun is about to set. This is the perfect time to see a good view of Macau’s shift from daylight into dusk, and how dimness is replaced with colorful lights of hotel casinos and buildings at Central Macau.
Macau Tower is open from 10am to 9pm. Entrance fee costs MOP$100 (12US$).
<i>Editor's Note: The past several years saw <b><a href="http://www.lomography.com/homes/maliha">Maliha</a></b> frequently moving from one place to another, a sort of nomad who likes the thrill of starting anew and finding her place in every city she stays at. In the last decade she has spent in the USA, Maliha has stayed at six different cities in five different states. Currently, Maliha is based in Denver, Colorado, and "Transient Living," a new series in the Lomography magazine, documents her experiences and the ways that she has come to call this city her home.</i>
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