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Macau, also spelt as Macao, became a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China in 1999. Before that, it was administered by Portugal as an overseas province.
Macau was divided into three main islands known as; Macau Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane. Besides the city itself, the islands are connected via bridges and a causeway border to Zhuhai.
The significant movement of population between Zhuhai and Macau across the border makes the two feel like twin cities.
In the past, people would fly into Hong Kong and take the ferry across to Macau. Today, Macau is a hub to low-cost airline, so today direct flight is available to Macau.
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Macau Fisherman's Wharf which opened in 2005 is must new scenic spot to visit in Macau.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Fisherman's Pier and enjoy the pleasant sea breeze.
The Lotus Square or Golden Lotus Square is an public area near the Tourist Activity Center.
The lotus flower, in full bloom, symbolizes the everlasting prosperity of Macau. The 3 layers of lotus leaves at the base represents the 3 islands of Macau, namely, Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island.
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