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Address: Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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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A historical site full of Portugese culture. Worthwhile to visit. A place you must go and photo. Visit can be at any time of the year.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Monterey Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

A historical site full of Portugese culture. Worthwhile to visit. A place you must go and photo. Visit can be at any time of the year.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I have been to Macau on a number of occasions but had never visited these ruins. It is worth the trip to this part of Macau, walk through the cobble-stoned streets until you reach the ruins of St Paul's Cathedral. There are a few relics and tombs in the museum underneath. If you are visiting Macau I recommend taking an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Only a wall remains. Few artifacts from the past are placed in a small museum. Whatever remains has been preserved well. Not much to excite.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

It's easily most photographed landmark in Macau. However, to get the best photo don't actually walk up the main stairs directly towards it. Instead, walk off to the right up a street with stairs (you'll see restrooms on the right across the street). You'll get a great photo of yourself with a sea of green shrubs and the ruins in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

If you are from europe or any chrition country there is nothing more to see as there are many huge cathedrals elsewhere.This is old remains of the original cathedral which of course must have been huge and beautiful

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Mississauga,Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great place to go and visit and take pictures. Try to read up on the history of the place before you go. You can also visit the fortress which is right beside. Go in the morning if you can as it is very crowded by midday.

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

If you are from Europe, you will be disappointed by this place. The historical aspects are actually much more interesting. It is not to miss for the picture and the craziness around it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Although it is just the ruins in this place that you see, it is very picture worthy. What makes it nice is that you have all the food stalls that sell delicacies Macau is famous for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Very crowded over the easter break but well worth the visit. Take time to sit and watch your surroundings.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Ruins of St Paul is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We were able to get nice photos at this photo stop even though the place was very crowded.

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