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Address: No.1 Largo de Se, Macau, China
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Beautiful Architecture

The Portuguese have left a legacy in Macau like this beautiful Cathedral. The architectural design is beautiful with the building's exterior a certain to attract the camera... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2015
Bruce H
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Brisbane, Australia

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Minato, Japan
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101 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of photo opportunities around the bishop's house (which sits next to the Cathedral) and the Cathedral itself but we could not access the Cathedral itself which was a shame!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

do visit the Holy Jubilee Door of Mercy to gain plenary indulgence the cathedral has english mass on sundays 6 pm

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

The Portuguese have left a legacy in Macau like this beautiful Cathedral. The architectural design is beautiful with the building's exterior a certain to attract the camera. However there are more historic churches in Macau.

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Thank Bruce H
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Yes, the casinos are worth a trip, but don't miss the few historic sights in central Macau like this 19th century church. Not as historic as 16th century St Dominic though but they are virtually 4 min away of each other by foot.

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Macau, China
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Interesting Cathedral with daily ongoing mass services done in Cantonese mostly, but also available in English during weekends. On Holy Week, part of the religious ceremonies include walking around the Senado square with the Fire Department's band playing during the interesting procession. Very solemn and uncommon

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Thank Robert B
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Another relic in Macau built during the Portuguese occupation of the state. This structure speaks for itself.

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Thank Vince M
Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Since the only church familiar to tourists is the St. Dominic, this place is not frequented by people, many dont know the way going here, but actually the cathedral's location is just opposite to the way going to St. Paul ruins. When I went inside, there was a solemn and exclusive christening ceremony of a Portuguese family. The edifice of... More 

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Thank Dibyne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

It's not as fancy as other cathedrals but still has an imposing grace. There are signs inside warning tourists to stay away, so sit down and pretend to pray if you need a break, and be careful if you try to take photos.

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Thank mrdom
Ozamiz City, Philippines
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Cathedral of Macau's architecture is not as impressive as our churches here in the Philippines but it possesses beauty in its own simple way.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I walked by here, saw the cathedral, popped my head in, looked around and left unimpressed. I enjoyed, in a way, that it was simple looking and not as opulent as some of the Catholic Churches can be sometime. But that is on basis of a more of theological platform that probably should be left out from this review.

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