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Address: Rua Do Caetano, Coloane Village, Macau, China
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Beautiful little Church

A must see. This is a lovely quaint little Portuguese style church. The interior is hand painted and colourful. Worth the visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
JanetIan22
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Melbourne, Australia

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Singapore
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first got to know this Portuguese style liitle church from the Korean drama, Goong. It was a beautiful & small church in Coloane, away from the busy Macau Peninsula. The church can be reached by taking buses such as 15,25, 26. it was not crowded as it was quiet weekday late afternoon. Definitely worth a visit when visiting Macau.

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Lisse, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Scenic and lovely place in the nice and quiet 'old' Macau. This is the way the Portuguese felt when the were here. If you like the history this is a must visit small town.

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Thank jwleth
New Delhi, India
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155 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't ignore st Francis Xavier Church while walking from Runis of St paul to Senado square.. it also gave me the feeling of how St Paul church had been , if not destroyed.. Yellow colur add to the attraction .

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Thank Deepthots
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see. This is a lovely quaint little Portuguese style church. The interior is hand painted and colourful. Worth the visit.

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Thank JanetIan22
Luzon, Philippines
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is small, but there are lots of things there which is very informative. There is a litte museum which has some interesting items.

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wollongong
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149 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

If you are in Macau you absolutely MUST visit Coloane Village. This is a quaint little district with so much history. The church is lovely and it feels like you have stepped back in time, with a strong Portuguese influence in the architecture and the tranquility of the area. There are lovely little shop houses and old cobbled alley ways... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

It's located near a very small town, we went all the way there to try a so call famous Egg tarts, we had it in a nice café, quite nice but saw some long queue nearby. I suspect the best one is the one for take away, hahaha.

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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Definitely worth a look if your in the area....very quaint and colourful, as with St Domenics, and Lord Stows Bakery is around the corner

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Ghaziabad, India
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210 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A very simple place, very quite and serine. There are beautiful paintings inside. This visit will not take much time. You can add this to your city tour easily.

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Hurley, New York
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Lovely little square, next to the sea. Could have done with out homeless men sleeping on the benches. Interesting take on Asian "Madonna & Child" painting.

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