My Macau and Hong Kong Trip – Day1
Macau & HongKong 1 Sep – 4 Sep 2007 (Day1)
Package Booking No. : B002O1C
Booking Status : Success
Booking Date : Jul 4 2007 12:56PM
Flight Booking Number : BK1VBT
Hotel Booking Number : 453399
Departing : Johor Bahru
Arriving : Macau
Departure : Sep 1 2007(JHB – MFM) AK 610 7:00AM – 10:40AM
Return : Sep 4 2007(MFM – JHB) AK 611 11:05AM – 2:40PM
Hotel : Deluxe Lifestyle – Grandview Hotel
1 SEP 2007
From Senai Airport (Johor, Malaysia) to Macau International Airport
Sep 1 2007(JHB – MFM) AK 610 7:00AM – 10:40AM
The Macau Special Administrative Region, commonly known as Macau or Macao (Chinese: 澳門), was established on December 20, 1999, as one of the two special administrative regions (SARs) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the other being Hong Kong. The territory lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province in the north and facing the South China Sea in the east and south.
10:30am: - Reach Macau International Airport. In the mean times, meet with the local representative and transfer to Grandview Hotel in Taipa. Taipa is the smallest of the islands that constitute the Macau
Not so long, we manage to find a local restaurant for lunch; A steam rice with beef and pork as well as a cold coffee. A Must Try ^^.
After Lunch, proceed to Venetian Macau.The Venetian Macao is a casino resort in Macau, China owned by the Las Vegas Sands hotel-casino chain.The Venetian is a 40-storey, $1.8 billion anchor for the 7 resort hotels which are under construction on the Cotai Strip in Macau. The 10.5 million square foot Venetian Macao is modeled on its sister casino resort.
The making of Venetian (found in youtube)
Next,proceed to The Macau Fisherman’s Wharf (澳門漁人碼頭) is the first theme park in Macau
Tang Dynasty Fortress, an attraction which is not yet open to the public.
Vulcania, a forty-metre-tall replica volcano which ‘erupts’ every evening and inside of which the ‘River of Fire’ white-water and ‘Dragon Quest’ rollercoaster rides are housed. The exterior of Vulcania includes walkways styled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
Roman Ampitheatre, an open-air ampitheatre decorated in the style of the Colosseum in Rome which is a venue for pop-concerts and other performances with seating for an audience of up to 2,000.
Lotus Square, the large sculpture of “Lotus Flower In Full Bloom” presented by the State Council of China in 1999, marks the return of sovereignty of Macau.
The sculpture, made of gilded bronze and weights 6.5 tons, is 6 meters high and the diameter of the flower is 3.6 meters at maximum. The major part is composed of a stem, petals and pistil, with a total of 16 components.
The base of the flower consists of 23 pieces of red granite. The lotus flower, which is in full bloom, symbolizes the everlasting prosperity of Macau.
There are three layers of red granite at the base, which are in the shape of lotus leaves, signifying the Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island.
After that, proceed to The Senado Square by bus (shopping)