The A-Ma Temples is by far the most famous traditional Chinese temple in Macau. A-Ma is dedicated to the sea goddess Mazu, and the name Macau is thought to come from the name of the temple. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-see for any visitor. Check out the temple’s Gate Pavilion, Memorial Arch and its many beautiful halls. Don’t miss seeing the Buddhist Pavilion, Zhengjiao Chanlin, while you’re there. Thousands of tourists visit the temple daily to revel in the architecture and to pay homage to Mazu.
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