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Address: South of Dangzhi Island, Macau, China
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Idyllic place away from the casinos

Apart from the famous Lord Stow's cafe well-known for its Portuguese egg tarts, the village is not as touristy as compared to Taipa village and it was a good opportunity to see... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many people usually visit the casinos and Macau side heritage. But Coloane also has its special local heritage and great food.

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Thank Justin T
Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A small village that offers a more laid back atmosphere than the rest of Macau, there is a short walking route through the settlement. It's quaint, historic and working. Enjoy the Portuguese egg tarts at the bakery .

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Europe
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137 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a change from the glitzy hotels nearby. Coloane is small and easy to walk around. Lovely places to spend a few hours. Stop off for a coffee and egg tart at Lord Stows.

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Thank Renot
Singapore, Singapore
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84 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Apart from the famous Lord Stow's cafe well-known for its Portuguese egg tarts, the village is not as touristy as compared to Taipa village and it was a good opportunity to see the residences of the Macanese in a rather authentic setting with a church and small temples in the area. If you are coming from the Macau peninsula area,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

love the way they keep the magic appearance from the Portuguese motherland. I highly recommend to buy a couple the egg tarts and eat it looking across the river to mainland china before go for a walk on the little cute streets

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Thank Discovertable
Sydney, Australia
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122 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Coloane village is well worth a visit to get a feel for old Macau. It's a sleepy place with a few interesting old buildings and a pleasant waterfront along which to stroll. You feel as if you are in a different world from the casino strips elsewhere in Macau. It is accessible by bus from most parts of Macau. Allow... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Coloane Village is seeing more and more tourists these days and is becoming a more enjoyable place to spend time during trips to Macau. These days, Coloane reminds of Taipa Village a decade ago before the gambling and tourism boom. There remains a quieter feel that makes it one of the more pleasant places to spend time in Macau. In... More 

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3 Thank BradJill
Macau, China
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106 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Way too many people visit Macau without even having a taste of Coloane, where some of the old soul of the land is! As Macau changed unbelievably fast in the last decade, Coloane stood strong as the last remnant of a lost port city and it's quaint houses and streets stand as a testament of a time long lost. Did... More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Coloane is a nice place to drive, relax and get away from the city. We saw the fishing village, temples, beaches and plenty of eateries. Definitely have to stop for Lord Stow's egg tarts.

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Thank Betty C
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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went there early Sat morning from the center of old Macau, Hotel Lisboa. A quick public bus ride 50X gives a good tour of residential Taipa, a glimpse of the casino district Cotai, and then the villages of Coloane. Had the egg tarts, coffee and pork chop bun and walked around to see the temples and the Catholic Church. Place... More 

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