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Nam Van Lake

English: Nam Van Lake, Portuguese: Lago Nam Van, Traditional: 南灣湖, Simplified: 南湾湖

Nam Van Lake is a scenic man-made destination in Macau.

It’s among two artificial bodies of water found here, and its name literally translates to South Bay.

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Within the lake, there are four artificial islands, and overall, the entire area encompasses 80 hectares of space. The lake is famously known for being the venue for the annual Dragon Boat Festival, an exciting water sports event drawing thousands of participants and spectators from all over the globe.

Besides that, this is one of the best places to enjoy water sports, including rowing and sprint kayaking. Visitors can rent a paddle board or find a spot to sit back and enjoy a picnic with a view.

Recently, a new attraction has opened by Nam Van Lake. Known as the Anim’Arte Nam Van, this new waterfront leisure destination has become a hub of creativity, dining, and leisure activities. It was established so that tourists and residents could enjoy even more activities by the lake. You will find M Dimensions, a small creative shop with various handmade and creative brands selling artwork.

Anim’Arte Nam Van also houses the Smiling Workshop, established by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, so charitable organisations can more efficiently help those in need. Through the shop, they sell unique handmade goods made by disabled artists. You can help support people while promoting the arts and culture locally.

In addition, there are a handful of restaurants and bistros here where you can indulge in delicious food with a view. For those who want to get active, you can rent a pedal boat or explore the Graffiti Display Area on foot.

With so many activities and attractions to look forward to, this venue is not to be missed.

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