Macau

Macau: Old Taipa village

Taipa is often mistaken for an area with ‘just’ big casinos, like the Venetian, Galaxy or City of Dreams. But there is much more to Taipa, not just the Taipa Houses Museum. Taipa Village consists of narrow alleyways packed with restaurants, food stalls, shops, temples, and churches with colorful traditional Portuguese inspired architecture. We walked… Continue reading Macau: Old Taipa village

Macau

Macau: Taipa Houses

While we visited Macau we also travelled to the South side of the island to Taipa, which is an old, small village. One of its main attractions are the Taipa Houses, a museum housed in a set of old houses. The five lime-green villas were summer residences built in 1921 by wealthy Macanese. Three hold… Continue reading Macau: Taipa Houses