Fishermen's Wharf

fisherman's wharfLocated in the Macau Peninsula, near the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Pier, Macau Fishermen’s Wharf is the first theme park as well as a shopping center in Macau. Macau Fisherman's Wharf has an area of over 111,500 square meters, of which 40 percent is reclaimed from the sea. Macau Fishermen’s Wharf was inaugurated on December 31st, 2005. On December 23rd, 2006, Macau Fisherman's wharf was open to the public formally.

With more than 150 stores and restaurants in buildings built in the style of different world seaports, Macau Fishermen’s Wharf, offers nightly explosions of the complex's 40-meter-high volcano, daily jet-ski stunt shows and shopping and eating. Macau Fisherman's Wharf can be divided into three main sections with different characteristics: Dynasty Wharf, East Meets West and Legend Wharf.

Built in the imitation of the Tang-style, Dynasty Wharf encapsulates Chinese history and culture in the form of traditional items sold on the streets, handicrafts in the exhibition halls. East Meets West, the second themed “wharf”, mixes together oriental traditions and features of western design, including Vulcania, Aladdin's Fort and Roman Amphitheatre. Vulcania, a 40m tall replica volcano which 'erupts' every evening and inside of which the 'River of Fire' white-water and “Dragon Quest” rollercoaster rides are housed. Aladdin's Fort, an attraction in the style of a middle-eastern fort which is home to a variety of children's funfair rides. Roman Amphitheatre, an outdoor Colosseum equipped with 2,000 seats, designed as a venue for concerts and other performances. Legend Wharf is a complex of shops, hotels, restaurants and a casino themed on coastal towns including Tower of Pisa, a 16th century Portuguese restaurant, 18th century French inns and galleon museum, disco, 21st century high-tech games centre and a pool area complete with dolphins.

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