Landmarks of Macao: Macao Tower
By She Jingwei

This episode of "Landmarks of Macao" takes you to one of the most important landmarks of the city – Macao Tower, where you can enjoy a stunning sunrise and marvel at the spectacular night view of the whole city. 

As one of Macao's top attractions, Macao Tower, also known as the Macao Tower Convention and Entertainment Center, is 338 meters tall. Designed by Gordon Moller, a famous architect from New Zealand, the tower opened its doors on December 19, 2001 at the 2nd anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland.  

A view of Macao Tower at sunset, Macao, China.

A view of Macao Tower at sunset, Macao, China.

Integrating sightseeing, dining, entertainment and adventure, the Macao Tower offers many exciting activities. Boasting a height of 223 meters, Outdoor Observation Deck on Level 61 is the highest observation level of the tower. The observation deck offers a fantastic panoramic view of the Pearl River Delta, Macao Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island. It is a must-visit for all, especially shutterbugs.

Moreover, visitors can realize their dream, conquer their fear and be part of a Guinness World Record by experiencing the Macao Tower Bungee Jump. The 233-meter-high AJ Hackett Tower Bungee holds Guinness World Record for the Highest Commercial Bungee Jump in the world. But do remember to book in advance!

A man bungee jumping at Macao Tower, Macao, China.

A man bungee jumping at Macao Tower, Macao, China.

Apart from being used for observation and entertainment, Macao Tower also serves telecommunication and broadcasting purposes, while it has also hosted significant economic conferences and events in the past.

Travel information

Transportation: Visitors can take bus line 5, 9A, 18B, 18, 23, 26, 32, 73 or N2 to Macao Tower. 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

(Cover image designed by Du Chenxin and Li Jingjie)