Macau Tower :)

Received in mid August 2o13 via Postcrossing private swap. Thanks Winkie! :) It’s the first time I received a postcard of Macau written by someone from Macau. :)


Macau Tower

Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre (Chinese: 澳門旅遊塔會展娛樂中心;Portuguese: Centro de Convenções e Entretenimento da Torre de Macau), also known as Macau Tower, is a tower located in the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Macau used to be a Portuguese colony until 1999.

The tower measures 338 m (1,109 ft) in height from ground level to the highest point. An observation deck with panoramic views, restaurants, theaters, shopping malls and the Skywalk X, a thrilling walking tour around the outer rim. It offers the best view of Macau and in recent years has been used for a variety of adventurous activities. At 233 meters, the Macau Tower’s tethered “skyjump” and Bungee jump by AJ Hackett from the tower’s outer rim, is the second highest commercial skyjump in the world, after Vegas’ Stratosphere skyjump at 260 meters. The tower was created by the architecture firm of Craig Craig Moller.

The tower is one of the members of the World Federation of Great Towers. Besides being used for observation and entertainment, the tower is also used for telecommunications and broadcasting.

(Source: Wiki)

Lovely stamp of Largo de Santo Agostinho:


崗頂前地(葡萄牙語:Largo de Santo Agostinho),是澳門崗頂(古稱磨盤山)的一個廣場,座落於澳門半島南部風順堂區。2005年作為澳門歷史城區的部分被列入世界文化遺產名錄內。



(Directly copied from Wiki – my usual practice :P)


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