Taipa attractions

Top Choice Village in Taipa

Taipa Village

The historical part of Taipa is best preserved in this village in the south of the district. An intricate warren of alleys hold traditional Chinese shops and some excellent restaurants, while the broader main roads …
Taoist Temple in Taipa

Pak Tai Temple

Pak Tai Temple sits quietly in a breezy square framed by old banyan trees. It is dedicated to a martial deity, the Taoist God ('Tai') of the North ('Pak') who allgedly defeated the Demon King terrorising the univers…
Museum in Taipa

Taipa Houses-Museum

The pastel-coloured villas (c 1921) here were the summer residences of wealthy Macanese. House of the Regions of Portugal showcases Portuguese costumes; House of the Islands looks at the history of Taipa and Coloane…
Buddhist Temple in Taipa

Pou Tai Temple

A picturesque monastery founded in the 19th century by Buddhist monks, Pou Tai is the most important Pure Land Buddhism or Amidism site in Macau. There's an enormous bronze statue of Lord Gautama in its main hall, a…
Church in Taipa

Church of Our Lady of Carmel

Built in 1885, this lovely yellow neoclassical church stands on a hill overlooking the harbour, scenic Taipa Village and the pastel-coloured Taipa Houses-Museum. On weekends, expect to see dozens of couples taking w…
Gallery in Taipa

Taipa Village Art Space

A new art space in Taipa Village offering screenings and exhibitions related to Macau or Portugal. See their Facebook page for upcoming shows. Recent events have included screening of films by Macau-based Russian fi…
Museum in Taipa

Museum of Taipa & Coloane History

This museum that used to be a 19th century municipal building has a display of excavated relics and other artefacts on the 1st floor. Religious objects, handicrafts and architectural models can be found on the 2nd f…