Top 10 domestic destinations for rich Chinese in 2012

By Lu Na
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Located on the southeast coast of China, Macao is a special administrative region of the country. The region consists of three main islands: Macao Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane. Macao is a world-famous destination not only for its being the world's largest gambling hub, but also for its beautiful hilly landscape, blending of oriental and western cultures and exotic Portuguese architecture.

The top attraction in Macao is the over 500-year-old A-Ma Temple located on the Macao Peninsula, which is one of the three oldest and most renowned temples in the region. The Ruins of St. Paul's, known as the most famous landmark of Macao, is also a must-see spot for tourists. Museums which present the history and culture of Macao include the Museum of Macao, Macao Wine Museum, Grand Prix Museum and Macao Art Museum. Other not-to-be-missed places include the Kun Iam Temple, Monte Fort, Hac Sa Bay, Bamboo Bay, and Macao Fisherman's Wharf.

Percentage in 2012: 16 percent

Rank in 2011: 7

Travel Tips:

 -- Best time to visit: October to December

 -- Local snacks: Portuguese-style egg tart, and all kinds of dim sum, including almond cake, cashew cookies, and egg and cheese rolls

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