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Description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century...
Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with intricate carvings by Japanese monks.
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Somehow feels like a renewed connection with God when one gets there. It was relatively easy to find after a short walk in the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The ruins has nothing but just a wall of a cathedral. Nothing much to explore. Not any history mentioned around it. However the view from the cathedral is very good. If you have some time go to the Macaum museum nearby and go to the top. The view from there is too good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful riun..after we see the story of this building, we think that many things as history fact about this building. Just one thing we must keep in our mind,never forget the history.It makes us the present

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Essendon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

These ruins were spectacular. You can see them in the distance, when you arrive you can't believe they are so old and still standing. The Senado square is gorgeous, busy, great snack food, yummy jerky and cookies to eat and amazing shopping. Forever 21 is very wealthy after my children shopped on the 5 floors and I think they purchased... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wandered here from the historic centre following the well located English signs. Stunning ruins and great photo opportunity. Nice local food/snacks along the way and plenty of well priced souvenir shops in the vicinity. Macau museum located just to the right of the ruins (up the escalator).

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Somehow feels like a renewed connection with God when one gets there. It was relatively easy to find after a short walk in the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

These ruins are very well maintained and are very intricately decorated. Unfortunately, everyone in Macau will also want to see them. Go early to get less people in your photos. Or stand at the bottom of the steps on the right behind the flowerbeds to get a better view with less umbrellas!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived at about 6pm which was a good time as the sun was shining too brightly and we were able to get pictures that were not glaring. The downside of going at this time was the crowd! SO hard to take a picture without three other people selfie-ing or standing just right next/behind you. It is a beautiful structure... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

How can anyone miss this when visiting Macau. It used to allow visitors to walk to half way but they closed the staircase probably because of the huge amt of visitors everyday. Must go if ur visiting Macau!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Good time to see the ruins is early morning or late noon...why?harsh light coming from the sun of course...we went to the ruins around 3pm and we have to wait for more than an hour because of the heat and harsh light. So we first went to starbucks to have snacks. As soon as the punishing light dissipated we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Its a perfect place to visit. I recommend starting here and then going up the hill to see the fort. Then walk down teh streets to teh Senado Square.

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