Largo do Senado – Macau was a Portuguese colony and overseas province under Portuguese administration from 1557 to 1999. Though traces of the European nation's presence remain in the form of architecture and cuisine, those looking for a deeper cultural imprint will need to do a bit of digging.
St. Lazarus Church – Built in the mid-1500s, Igreja de San Lazaro -- or St. Lazarus Church -- is one of Macau's oldest churches.
Santa Casa da Misericórdia – Santa Casa de Mesiricordia, a former charitable home for old women with a 400-year-history, is now a popular local gathering place.
Livraria Portuguesa – This Macau bookstore is a stubbornly surviving outpost of Iberian language and culture. It stocks surrealist poetry by Fernando Pessoa, Portugal's reigning if reclusive literary giant. It also features photo books on Macau and academic works in English.
Rua de São Domingos – Livraria Portuguesa is located on Rus de São Domingos, a five-minute walk from the popular Largo do Senado -- or Senate Square.
The Portuguese Bakery – The Portuguese Bakery, located near Macau's port, sources its ingredients directly from Portugal.
Mercearia Portuguesa – Mercearia Portuguesa sells retro soaps in art deco wrappers, wooden mascots of Barcelos roosters and sardines and homemade fig jams from the Azores.
Ruins of St. Paul's – The centuries-old facade of what was originally the Cathedral of St. Paul is one of Macau's most famous landmarks.
Circa 1950 – Rickshaws in a street in the old quarter of Macau.
The Parisian – Portugal's no longer the only European nation with a strong architectural presence in Macau. It's impossible to miss mega casino resort The Parisian's Eiffel Tower replica.
Macau's casino strip – Macau is the only place in China with legalized casino gambling. But beneath the blazing golden towers of the Wynn, MGM and Lisboa Grande are many cultural delights.
Hac Sa Beach – "Sun and sand, that's us," says Macau-based Portuguese architect Lilia Silva, who recommends Hac Sa Beach.
Pasteis de nata – Leave the British-influenced egg tarts for the tourists. For authentic pasteis de nata, head to Caravela, a popular hangout that's Portuguese enough to dare call itself a "pastelaria."