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A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu)

Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

nice place right in the city centre, easy to locate.. there are many shops also around where you can shop

Thank agarwalPuneet
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Apparently this is one of the oldest temples in Macau. It was very busy with both tourists, but also those who came to worship. There is lots of incense burning (large cone shaped ones so the smell is quite strong) and you can purchase items...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is really old and crowded. You can buy some souvenirs and offerings too. The view from the top is amazing.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was really hot so we did not venture to the top, however you can tell how old this temple is, lots of incense burning. Take the time to look around.

Thank Trevryanadventures
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visit the A-Ma Temple when we go to Macau. It is one of the oldest temples there and we find the place quite spiritual and very reflective of old Chinese culture. However, the strong smell of the incense might bother some people with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit to this temple when in Macau. Soak into the culture,heritage and history. A place of worship.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Ma temple is dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu and is located in Macau. It was built in the 15th century and is one of the oldest temples in Macau. It's been well maintained and has 6 parts. It is believed that name...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happened to be walking along a street when I bumped into this little temple. It’s super cute and tiny, and I am not really sure why it’s such an attraction because it doesn’t really stand out. However, I didn’t go inside because I had nothing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always come here every time i visit Macau. Good to make a wish. Many foreigners come to worship. Recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can see history through your vision. If you believe in superstition, this temple is perfect! Recommend to wear comfortable shoes because you have to walk a lot

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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
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