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A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu)

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A-Ma Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage attraction located near the southwest corner of the Macau Peninsula. Built around 1490 AD, the temple is named after a legendary appearance of a lost young girl name Matzo (A-Ma). This is one of the most important places...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did that whole historic sightseeing on the map that they have and we saw the temple. We did this mid afternoon and the weather was great. It was a lot of walking to follow the sights but definitely worth it. The structure and history...More

Thank Paraskevi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple was nice, but it was so crowded and there was so many incense sticks burning that we could hardly breathe.

Thank MkBrisbane01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited this temple, I was disappointed by how man people were there . The smell of burning insence was over powering . A little steep as it is built into the side of a hill. I didn’t feel There was actually much of o...More

Thank LizE743
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More than the temple, the walk to the temple was very interesting. We walked from the center of the town, where our bus dropped us off. Found a lot of interesting sights to click pictures, small shops and interesting bakeries and so on. The temple...More

Thank Sangeeram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a taxi from Venetian Cost is around 50HK dollars The temple is on the main road from Taipa to Macau

Thank anilk1958
Reviewed October 2, 2018

One more place for added to engaged site seeing. Nothing much to watch and do. Just have local site seeing to keep you engaged.

Thank KandaswamiA
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We walked here from the centre of town. It took a while but there are a number of interesting places to stop at on the way down. A nice temple complex set on a number of levels. Worth the walk.

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

A-Ma is one of the nicest temple I have seen, small very authentic and if you get lucky you can see some ceremonies with the gong, bells etc Definitely a stop to do if visiting for real Macau

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We walked here from our hotel (Grand Emporer) and while it took some time to get there, the walk was very interesting and passed several places of historic interest. The Temple is beautiful and quite busy; there are lots of steps to go up if...More

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Response from Jagjeetp4 | Reviewed this property |
That right , it's a medium size flat base pan which contains water when the visitor rubs its handles with wet hands then if luck is on your side then the water in the pan resonates/ vibrates with some droplets start bouncing... More