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Macao: 5 Interesting Coloane Sites


Macao may be small, but even so, there is plenty to explore. Whether you’re here for the heritage sites, the casinos, or the food, there’s no shortage of recommendations. If the bright lights and crowds start to get to you, it’s only a 15-minute bus ride away to Coloane where time seems to have stood still and the bustling city is like a distant memory. Originally a salt producing region, Coloane was uninhabited when the Portuguese arrived in the 16th century and was a pirate base until 1910.

This island is home to rich Portuguese history, interesting coastal landscapes, green hiking spaces, and known as the birthplace of Lord Stow’s Portuguese Egg Tart. Here are some spots to check out:

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