The Colourful CHarms of Macao Taipa Village For Travel + Leisure SEA

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Discover the best of Taipa Village in Macao from century old churches and temples to the rich culinary legacy Portuguese and Macanese food. 

I spent 3 years living in Taipa and we actually lived in one of the Taipa Village shop houses for a year before moving out to Colaone opposite the Panda park.

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Image courtesy of Taipa Village Destination Limited

Taipa Village: A great Photography Backdrop

The charming and historic neighbourhood is known for its blend of Portuguese and Chinese influences, reflecting the country’s rich heritage. Explore the cobblestone streets and traditional architecture. There’s the Taipa Houses museum, colonial houses in different shades of pastel that makes for a perfect backdrop for Instagram worthy photos.

Macao Architecture

The eclectic architectural mix of European Portuguese-style houses, churches, temples and one of Macao’s oldest firecracker factory is found in Taipa Village. Also known for its culinary offerings and street food, “Kunya street” is peppered with street vendors selling almond cookies, curry fishballs, braised beef innards along with Macanese and Portuguese restaurants.

A stone’s throw from Taipa Village is the Cotai Strip, known for its luxury hotels, casinos, resorts and entertainment complexes.

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MGM Cotai Macao

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