In Venetian Macau there are two main areas—the tourist area and the casino area. In the tourist area, there are the Venetian styled buildings, canals and plaza. The most amazing thing is that all of these are on the third floor. The Grand Canal Shoppes is also on the third floor and is the largest indoor shopping mall in Macau with an area of 22 acres and with more than 350 stores. They are all internationally renowned names with clothes, jewelry, accessories and other goods. The famous brands and the duty-free advantage combine to give all the best shopping experience.
If you don't want to go shopping, touring around the Grand Canal Shoppes area would be the best choice. As in Venice, you are able to relax on a gondola as the pier is near the plaza with the trip taking 15 minutes accompanied by songs from the gondoliers. The San Luca, Marco Polo and Grand Canals are all named after the famous Venetian canals. Beside the canals there is the San Marco Square, which was also named after the Italian plaza.
Grand Canal Shoppes Area
The resort is also famous for its casino. It has one of the largest casinos in the world at 13 acres. Located on the first level of the building, the casino is divided into four areas - the Golden Fish, Imperial House, Red Dragon and Phoenix. There are altogether 850 gaming tables and more than 4,100 slot machines with baccarat, blackjack, roulette and other gambling games. Due to the local laws, youths under 18 years old are prohibited from entering the casino area.
Tips for dining:
There are more than 30 stylish restaurants in the Grand Canal Shoppes. In the casino area, there are also many restaurants with Chinese, Japanese, western food and snacks among which there is the largest restaurant in Asia with more than 1,000 tables—the Café Deco. In the evenings, visitors can relax over a few drinks at the Bellini Lounge and listen to some live music. Dancers, singers and musicians from all over the world perform day and night, with ladies being offered free drinks every Wednesday from 08:00-13:00.
|There are many free shuttle buses between the Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel and other areas in Macau, such as Airport, Ferry Teminal and Gongbei Border.|
|Grand Canal Shoppes: Sunday-Thursday: 10:00-23:00 |
|The Gondola Trip: MOP$ 108 (adults) MOP$ 80 (kids) |
ZAİA: MOP$388-$788 (adults)
MOP$194-$394 (kids from 2-11)
* Kids under 2 years old are not allowed to enter the theatre.
Useful Resource: Macau Hotels