Macau Fisherman's Wharf

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Main entrance of Macau Fisherman's Wharf
Marina at Macau Fisherman's Wharf

The Macau Fisherman's Wharf (Portuguese: Doca dos Pescadores; Chinese: 澳門漁人碼頭) is a waterfront integrated, hotel, convention, dining, retail and entertainment complex. It is located at Freguesia da Sé in Macau Peninsula, near the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Pier and a 15-minute ride to the Macau International Airport.

History[edit]

The construction of the theme park took 5 years, before an opening ceremony by the Chief Executive of Macau and trial operation began on December 31, 2005. After one year of trial operation, the wharf was officially opened on December 31, 2006.

Architecture[edit]

The complex includes over 70 stores and restaurants in buildings built in the style of different world seaports such as Cape Town, and Amsterdam, a convention and exhibition centre, a marina, two hotels and a casino spanning over 133,000 m2 of area.The theme park gets 40% of its area from reclamation from the sea.[1]

Visitor attractions[edit]

East meets west attractions include:

Rocks Hotel, modeled on the elaborate charms of 18th century Victoriana[citation needed], providing 72 guestrooms and suites.

Harbourview Hotel, based on 18th century Prague design, provides 389 comfortable[citation needed] guest rooms and 55 spacious[citation needed] suites.

Roman Amphitheatre, an outdoor Colosseum equipped with 2,000 seats, designed as a venue for concerts and other performances .

Convention and Exhibition Centre, one of the largest venues for meetings and banquets in the city centre .

Legend Boulevard,a complex of retail, hotels, dining and a casino themed on coastal towns including Miami, Cape Town, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Spain, Lisbon, Rome and English, the Palace and the Italian Riviera. There are different cuisines from all over the world such as Jade Orchid, Vic's, Praha Restaurant and etc..[citation needed]

Babylon Casino, features VIP room and mass gaming floor, and near the slots casino which is connected by a skybridge in Harbourview Hotel.

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Coordinates: 22°11′29.23″N 113°33′23.79″E / 22.1914528°N 113.5566083°E / 22.1914528; 113.5566083