Macau by night - Old Town (Portugese Quarters)

The Old Town is beautifully illuminated at night. It is full of life. The colonial buildings exteriors and fountains are very beautifully illuminated after dark. Especially the area around Largo do Senado (Senate's Square) is nice after dark. As a gambling city, Macau is a city that never sleeps and is full of nightlife and clubs. The new casino area around Lisboa hotel is splendid after dark, especially the tower of Grand Lisboa, that resembles an illuminated lotus flower, the neon stripes of the Bank of China Building and the many neon lights at Lisboa Hotel. At Wynn there are sometimes shows with fireworks! Just in Las Vegas, that used to be the world's no 1 gambling city. Now it is Macau!

For pictures of Taipa Island and the Venetian Hotel Casino, that are really impressive at night, visit the Taipa section.

Largo do Senado (Senate Square) is the heart of Macau and part of the UNESCO historical list. It is very beautiful and resembles typical town squares in Spain and Portugal. Pastel-coloured historical colonial buildings in classical style, most of them with administratives functions during the Portugese era, surround the square. In the middle is a splendid fountain and a ground paved with a wave-shaped black and white pattern. The buildings and the fountain are beautifully illuminated at night. The square is a popular place for cultural activities. Largo do Senado (Senate Square), the heart of Macau, is beautfully illuminated at night. Here you can see the fountain and the City Hall. Fountain of Largo do Senado (Senate Square), the heart of Macau, is beautfiully illuminated at night. Largo do Senado (Senate Square), the heart of Macau, is beautfiully illuminated at night. Here is the pedestrian area. The roofs of Wynn and Hotel Lisboa from  Fortaleza do Monte. Fortaleza do Monte, the old Portugese military fort from 1626 above the old town. Fortaleza do Monte. Grand Lisboa Hotel, Macau's tallest building, changing colours after dark. Grand Lisboa Hotel, Macau's tallest building, changing colours after dark. Guaia Fortress, a 17th-century colonial military fort, chapel, and lighthouse complex. Old Town and skyline from St Paul's ruins. Old Town pedestrian area and skyline from St Paul's ruins. Rua de Santo Antonio, Old Town. Old town pedestrian area at night. Old town pedestrian area at night. Old town pedestrian area at night. Many neon signs. St Dominic's Church. Grand Lisboa seen from the Old Town. View towards Larog do Senado and the City Hall. St Dominic's Square. View of Largo do Senado pedestrian area from McDonald's. Santa Casa da Misericordia, Largo do Senado Macau Old Town by night - nice colonial buildings. Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro. Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro. Shopping area, Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro. Grand Lisboa from Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro. Macau by night - Old Town 29 Grand Lisboa's impressive neon signs. Oval shaped podium of Grand Lisboa. Lisboa, the first hotel casino of Macau, has many neon signs. It was built by Stanley Ho in 1970, and the annex in 1991. Grand Lisboa Hotel Casino, the 47-storey hotel from 2008 is Macau's tallest skyscraper. The lotus shaped tower changes neon colours in an impressive display. Bank of China, Macau's first skyscraper. Lisboa, the first hotel casino of Macau, has many neon signs. It was built by Stanley Ho in 1970, and the annex in 1991. Lisboa, the first hotel casino of Macau, has many neon signs. It was built by Stanley Ho in 1970, and the annex in 1991. Grand Lisboa, podium. Grand Lisboa Casino Lisboa. Macau Tower, the tallest structure in Macau. It is 338m tall and was built 1998-2001. It is here seen from the Macau-Taipa bridge. Macau night skyline of the city center, dominated by Grand Lisboa and Bank of China. lightbox gallery zoomby VisualLightBox.com v6.1