Zo Loren’s Travel Blog
1. Getting to Taipa Village
Here is the rundown on what to do and how we navigated:
Get to Taipa Village! You can get here by taxi or bus. Use google maps to guide your driver if you do not speak Cantonese or take a bus from the airport or Macau/Taipa ferry.
2. Art , Heritage and Food
Taipa Village has so many traditional buildings, street art to snap pictures at, and enjoy traditional Portuguese food.Learn More about the attraction →
3. Vila da Taipa
Visit the historical Vila da Taipa Historical Center Archway for some pictures.Learn More about the attraction →
4. Upcoming trendy and hipster cafe
Find a new and upcoming trendy and hipster cafe like Rooftop Macau | instagram.com/rooftopmacau. At this cafe sustainable and locally designed products and clothes are sold. There Shannon and I enjoyed a rooftop view with our coffee and ice cream!Learn More about the attraction →
5. Local and Street Food
If you’re hungry visit the local and street food street Run do Cunha. You will find Turkish ice cream, Cantonese Chinese beef jerky, popular dessert and lunch restaurants. It can be packed!Learn More about the attraction →
6. Our Lady of Carmel Church
Go to the Our Lady of Carmel Church, the historic yellow Catholic church in Taipa, Macau, to pray and take pictures. If you are Catholic or enjoy historical churches, this is a must.Learn More about the attraction →
7. Taipa Houses-Museum
Visit the Casas-Museu da Taipa | Taipa Houses-Museum | to learn about Macau’s colonial, Portuguese, and Chinese multicultural history.Learn More about the attraction →
8. The Wetland
Snap pics with the backdrop of the Taipa Casinos against the Lake | Wetland in Avenida da Praia, Taipa.Learn More about the attraction →
9. Authentic Portuguese Cuisine
Enjoy dinner or lunch at one of the famous Portuguese restaurants, like Le Cesar Old Taipa with sangria, seafood, suckling pig, or Cozinha Pinocchio da Taipa.Learn More about the attraction →
10. Explore Coloane Village
If you have more time to explore, you can take a taxi (there is no uber or grab) to visit the Coloane Village and visit the original Lord Stow’s Bakery. You must try their delectable, melt-in-your-mouth, Macanese “Portuguese” egg tarts*! Not only are they buttery puff pastry cups, THEY ARE LIKE MINI CREME BRULEES you can pop in your mouth! YUM!
You can even sit in one of Lord Stow’s 3 cafes on the same block and enjoy a full meal and menu, while egg tarts are constantly being prepared and baked. The scenteven wafts out of the bakeries!
*Note: Although they may be called Portuguese eggs tarts, they are actually a modified historical recipe, with Portuguese pastries and British fillings, with a French creme brulee style crust. You can read more from the SCMP article.Learn More about the attraction →