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Cathedral

No.1 Largo de Se, Macau, China
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Ranked #38 of 149 attractions in Macau
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Do not confuse the Macau Cathedral with the famous Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral, which is now only a standing facade.  The Macau Cathedral has been... more »
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Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I visited all the sites of Macau during one Saturday afternoon and this was by far biggest escape from the hoards of tourists. In fact, I was the only one at the Cathedral for about 20 minutes. I don't think the large tour buses can make it up the narrow streets and steep hills. It has great photo ops for... More

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Quezon City
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I attended Sunday services here and I found it memorable to be with the local Macau Catholic community. Although I did not understand a word of Chinese, I could follow because I found an English Mass guide (from the Philippines) on the pew. Regarding the church, the stained windows are beautiful. In the evening, the Church is well lighted to... More

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Christchurch
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

If you happen to be passing by, then pop in - it is free. But it is (in comparison to many European styled Catholic cathedral) quite "protestant". Much is sealed off to tourists (it is an active operating cathedral). There are some reasonable stained glass windows, but the white stone structuring gives it a somewhat plain look, emphasised by the... More

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Guri, South Korea
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261 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

C1 ( 2013.06.19 ) There was a big and beautiful place, but not more charming than another place. Compared to St.Domingo's church, there was only cathedral. I want to see more, example exhibition or history of cathedral, but I didn't find that. Beautiful, but just Cathedral..

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Samut Prakan, Thailand
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110 reviews 110 reviews
89 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

As the previous reviewer already very well summed up, this particular church is cool but not quite as impressive church when compared to St. Domingo's church. It's located right in a little square with a neat fountain over the commonplace cobble stone roads with nice barrels of flowers strewn along the sides of the road. The church is still in... More

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Hong Kong, China
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2,593 reviews 2,593 reviews
1,565 attraction reviews
6,161 helpful votes 6,161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Cathedral is located not far off of Senado Square and can be found by walking up Travessa de Sao Domingos or Travessa da Se, which both veer hard right when you are at St. Dominic's Church. Cathedral is often confused with the Ruins of St. Paul which is located further away from Senado Square. The present building, known as Cathedral,... More

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