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A-Ma Temple

The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço. A-MA Temple is built in 1488, the temple is one of the oldest in Macau and thought to be the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço. A-MA Temple is built in 1488, the temple is one of the oldest in Macau and thought to be the settlement's namesake. The name Macau is thought to be derived from the name of the temple. It is said that when the Portuguese sailors landed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A-Ma Temple have long long history in Macau. In 400 years ago, The Temple is in here. A-Ma is a sea of god. She is from PuTian FuJian (part of China), she born in villiage family. One day, she have power, when fishmen have assident in the sea, she will know that, and save them. After that, fishmen belive A-Ma... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A-Ma temple is one of the oldest temple in Macau dedicated to Chinese Sea Goddess Mazu, and its the sacred place of worship for the people of Macau, even the the temple is not so impressive , it requires climbing the steps and small shrines are built around and i saw some locals worshiping , incense coils were burnt and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this place with the local guide I met at the tourist information, Macau Ferry Terminal. I arrived around 4-5 O'clock, not many people.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting stop while touring Macau. This temple is beautiful and it sits in an area of town that's very Portuguese. It's a perfect reflection of this very unique country. The surrounding area of this temple is very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is one of the major temples in Macao, and when we visited during the 2-week Chinese New Year break, there were a lot of tourists coming in from the Mainland. It is quite big, and if you want to offer prayers, joss sticks are available outside, being sold by vendors for around HKD 20.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a beautifull place to visit, the location is easy to reach by public bus or taxi, there was parking area around...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there in the early morning which not too many people there so its nice. Many elder having tai chi together.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time do drop by. Besides Mazu, there's also Goddess Kwan Im, a tree where you can hang your wishes for an everlasting relationship... Climb up to the top and you'll find a small porcelain stature under a huge rock. We were also treated to a Portuguese dance performance by the locals around the compound. Do noted that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is one of the most beautiful I ever visited. Of course there are tourists, but it's a fine place. It is build in the rocks on several levels with nice views.

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