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Macao, referred to as “Macau”, derived its name from Mazu. Now Macao is one of special administrative region of China and is located in southern China on the West Bank of the Pearl River Delta at the head of which is the port of Guangzhou, and stands opposite the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, which is some 40 miles (60 km) away on the eastern side of the estuary. Travelling in Macao, you should not miss Macao Tower, Ruins of St. Paul's and Fisherman's Wharf. Here, Chinese temples and shrines coexist with restored villas from the colonial period. The historic buildings on the peninsula collectively were designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005.
Although there is no a direct train from Macao to Lhasa, you can take direct bus to pass the Hengqin Port to Guangzhou, or pass the Gongbei Port to Zhuhai and take the High-speed Bullet train from Zhuhai to Guangzhou or Wuhan and then take China Tibet Train to Lhasa on the world’s highest Qinghai-Tibet Railway. For flying to Lhasa from Macao, you need fly to Chengdu or Chongqing for transit, which will be very convenient.
Notes: Unlike international tourists, Macao residents do not need Tibet Visa (or Tibet Travel Permit) to travel to Tibet. Join in our Tibet tours, and we will help you apply for border permit in Lhasa by using your Home Return Permit (Chinese: 回乡证).