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Address: Penha Hill, Macau, China
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Bird's eyed view of Macau

Bird's eyed view of Macau Even you have to walk up the steep hill before reaching the Penha hill. Trust me. This is the great place. You can see all area of Macau peninsula... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Bird's eyed view of Macau Even you have to walk up the steep hill before reaching the Penha hill. Trust me. This is the great place. You can see all area of Macau peninsula including urban areas and widely south china sea. I had seen many pre-wedding couples came to this lovely and romantic place.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Quite a walk up the steep hill to this church but fully worth the view. This is slightly away from the other historical sites hence may have to take a bus or taxi to this area. There are 2 benches on the grounds that you can sit and rest a bit and enjoy the view of the Macau Tower, and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Lovely church on a hill with great views of the city. Simple interior. Worth the climb to the top. Try the gardens at the side for some verdant solitude.

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The chapel is located on a hill, hence if you have no car, be prepared for a steep walk up ths hill. The chapel is small yet has an amazing view over to Taipa, to Macau Tower and the casino area at Macau including Wynn, MGM and One Central. Great for photo shootings which is being used by wedding couples... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Lovely place and you get a great panoramic view of Macau as well. However it does take effort to walk up the hill!

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Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you plan to be in the area near Lilau Square to see Mandarin's House or St. Lawrence's Church, it is possible to squeeze in the Penha Hills on your visit (in fact you could also add A-Ma temple and Moorish Barracks too if you are ambitious— it is walkable — but a bit tiring in the heat). Although the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Cool old church--it is very plain inside but pretty, and has a great view. The flower gardens below are also very pretty.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our Lady of Penha Church is a modest church and has a rather simple interior and exterior, making it a lower priority visit for those interested in seeing more attractive churches in Macau or those which are included in the Macau World Heritage collection. However, visits to the church can be enjoyable as it is perched upon a hill, providing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Actually did not enter the church as the doors are closed. The church was on top of a hill and therefore, offers great views of macau. Lots of photos opportunities.

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BKK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

You will see the fantastic view from the church, Don't miss. As the church located on the hill, You have to walk up the hill, It's of course tried but the view you will get is worth, I recommend everyone to visit here but I guest it's not good for family with a baby or children.

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