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A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu)

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Late afternoon is a good time to visit this temple. It’s made up of many little shrines with a main hall, and is situated on many levels, with many huge boulders that make part of the setting. One can wander around at leisure, and marvel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Isobella_D_N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A-Ma temple complex is situated at the south end of the peninsula and is quite extensive, built on a hill.A-Ma is the Goddess of the sea and the temple receives a steady flow of locals and tourists who come to see it. There are several...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Macau is not short of temples, and this is one of the best. Not touristy - just a part of daily life here. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank trekdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve seen a lot of temples but this one by far was my favourite one. Situated on a hill, it also offers amazing views. Must visit in Macau

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Masik23
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LetsGoToMacau
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paraskevi L
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MkBrisbane01
Reviewed November 2, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LizE743
Reviewed October 31, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sangeeram
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
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