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Address: Rua Do Caetano, Coloane Village, Macau, China
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Absolutely loved my visit to this church in Macau. The entire place was so calm and serene. I spent 2 hours exploring the entire Coloane area. Church architecture is simple but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's so many years ago since I've been here, but I loved it and loved Macau! Easy to get to from Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We have long felt underwhelmed by St. Francis Xavier Church considering the significant of the patron saint for which the church is named and the lovely location of this building in Coloane village. From the outside, St. Francis Xavier is nice church to see, like many others in Macau. It reminds of a small version of St. Dominic's at Senado... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Absolutely loved my visit to this church in Macau. The entire place was so calm and serene. I spent 2 hours exploring the entire Coloane area. Church architecture is simple but with good history behind it. Worth a visit if you are in Macau next time.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We spent a couple of hours exploring Coloane and this little church is an absolute gem to visit. Brightly painted in yellow, it entices you to enter and explore.

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Small place full of serenity, the church (or rather chapel) contain holiest relics of catholic church in Far East. Beautifully renovated, and is again the main adornment of Coloane's central square. The painting of central nave is very simple, but its photos became highest-rated from all my travel.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The church is a very simple and small architecture. All elements are simple but the colour is rich. Try to spend few minutes and sit inside, you should have spiritual peaceful. The front piazza have mosaic stone floor and a Memorial but Chinese restaurant set large table to occupy space, I think coffee shop and small coffee table are suitable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is a great Church, the location if you not carefully you will not find it because inside Coloane area (there is a lot of boutique, cafe, store, and anything else you want to buy cheaper). Church is otentik and beautiful. Especially if you go at night, you will find a great scenery. This is my first trip to Macau... More 

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

The chapel is now under renovation, and facade is fully covered. Entrance is closed also. If this chapel is only one reason for visiting Coloane, just cancel. But fortunately, there are lot things to do around

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is one of the many churches on the historic route. Everytime you enter a church you will be amazed that you are still in China. It sure feels like Europe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Having visited Macau many times, I finally managed to make the trip to the Coloane area where the church is located. It is also very near to the famous Lord Stow's cafe. The church is so beautiful...... I will definitely be back again soon

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Address: Address: Rua Do Caetano, Coloane Village, Macau, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Macau Region  >  Macau
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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