The Venetian Macao is a luxury hotel and casino resort in Macau. There are three main areas—the accommodation, entertainment and the casino in the hotel.
In the entertainment 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 Shopping 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.
Apart from shops and gondolas, visitors can enjoy the entertainment when walking around this area with a piano solo and mummeries on the San Marco Square every hour and the Stratosphere™ performers (street performers) keeping you entertained along the way. And what's more, the man-made blue sky can produce sunrise and sunset effects under the control of a computer. Having experienced the shops, the activities and performances, you can go downstairs to the first level. Here you can go to the ZA?A Theatre to enjoy the ZA?A Show as presented by the Cirque Du Soleil as a permanent show.
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.
Location: Cotai Strip
Transportation: 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.
Ticket: The Gondola Trip: MOP$ 108 (adults); MOP$ 80 (kids)
ZA?A: MOP$388-$788 (adults)
MOP$194-$394 (kids from 2-11)
Kids under 2 years old are not allowed to enter the theatre.
Opening hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:00-23:00