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Address: Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century...

Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with intricate carvings by Japanese monks.

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Awesome View Of Macau

Must visit as you can see the entire Macau from the top. The walk up is steep. It is really an old ancient place in the heart of a modernizing city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must visit as you can see the entire Macau from the top. The walk up is steep. It is really an old ancient place in the heart of a modernizing city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just as the title suggested, nothing too fantastic. Just a landmark that you must take photo with which symbolize the visit to Macau.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It isn't that this is so amazing but rather it is treated as a special landmark. I saw a bride and groom having their pictures taken in front. I think you can't say you've been to Macau without having seen this. You also must see the fortress/museum next door. However, it is crowded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best way to tour this place is on foot. On the way to the Ruins are souvenir shops where one can get to taste everything before deciding on what to take home. I personally loved the almond cookies and the beef jerkies. Before heading home, we visited the Macau Museum right beside the Ruins. Students bring your ID with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good place take few memorable pictures with the ruins background. The hill closed at 6 pm I think as I unable to venture further beyond the ruins when I visited. Best time to visit is at night time where the flood lights shine on the ruins & also lesser people.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The ruins are very interesting and great photo ops however there are more interesting things to see in Macau.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Be ware on when you visit the Ruins of St. Paul. They are closed in Tues (to go inside of the memorial). I think it is always packed with tourists in this area.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This landmark is a selfie-worth place and will not take you long to stay (if you're not reading the captions spreadt all over the place stating the history of the place) and go shopping instead on the alleys you passed by on your way up here. Not good for people who have babies on strollers or elderly people on canes... More 

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Montgomery, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking up the steps at the old facade of Sao Paulo, it is a lovely sight; but you will need to be patient and have a good camera and good luck to get your photo as, seemingly, half the city are trying to take photos too. When we were there the steps were overcrowded with visitors taking photos. This really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing structure in a nice area. Is a quick visit and well worth the time. The road leading to it is also nice as one van go to many shops on the way there.

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