Despite being a small place, it can be difficult to work out where to buy the best Macau gifts and souvenirs.
In the touristy historic centre, you’ll find plenty of shops and stalls selling inexpensive items such as magnets, postcards, t-shirts and other trinkets.
Meanwhile, glossy malls house plenty of international designer brands. Although lovely, many of these items can be found in just about any major city in the world.
However, if you’re looking for something a little more special or unique to take home with you, we’ve put together this handy list.
Off Lilau Square, you can visit the historic Mandarin’s House. Their gift shop has some great offerings.
Address: No.10 Travessa de Antonio da Silva, Largo do Lilau, São Lourenço, Macau
If you visit Macau’s pandas in Seac Pai Van Park, be sure to stop in at the onsite gift shop for lots of panda themed goodies, especially if you’re travelling with kids.
Overall, Seac Pai Van Park is a tiny attraction, but a very worthwhile and affordable way to see both pandas and lesser-known red pandas. You can learn about Panda conservation and also enjoy the flora and fauna. There are several resident primates and also a small aviary. Information boards are in Chinese, Portuguese and English.
You will also find a playground to keep the little ones happy.
Find the Cunha Bazaar building in Taipa above the Choi Heong Yuen Bakery. Within this brightly coloured building, there are 3 entire floors of goods made by local artists and a gallery space.
Address: Rua do Cunha No. 33-35 R/C Taipa, Macau
These won’t be to everybody’s taste, but Starbucks mugs from around the world are highly collectable. The Macau mugs are available at Starbucks in the Venetian and also in Taipa.
Psst, if you forgot to buy one of these in Macau, some of the Hong Kong Starbucks also sell them.
For Macau inspired T-Shirts, socks and keyrings visit Loving Macau.
Check out this cute and quirky limited edition charm created for the Hong Kong and Macau market. It features and an egg tart, milk tea and a pineapple bun.
That being the case, we’ve pulled together a list of the best books set in Macau to give you a virtual Macau Bookshelf.
including guidebooks and fiction. Any of these would be fantastic Macau souvenirs.
And for the movie buffs, we also have a list of Macau Movies and Films.
Of course, experiences make the best memories to take home. To ensure you explore Macau in style, why not gift yourself and your travel companions with a private tour led by our guide Aubrey.
Book your guided tour of Macau here.
Find out more about getting from Hong Kong to Macau (or Macau to Hong Kong) by bus here.
Discover the differences between Macau egg tarts and Hong Kong egg tarts here.