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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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  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“senado square” (293 reviews)
“st paul” (100 reviews)
“cookies” (70 reviews)
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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The whole walk to the ruin are very crowded, not only with tourist but also with vendors offering sample of their goods (mostly cake, cookie, and jerky). For a group with elderly and small children this is a bad choice for us since the walk...More

Thank 76yessyy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Little overrated..but the sorrounding market good with bakery products....worth a visit though.. I think it is there in the itinerary of all the city tours

Thank Amit S
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Reviewed yesterday

Famous historical place that everyone should visit if go to Macau. Nice background for photo shooting and keep for memory. You may walk around the Ruins to view & experience the impressive Church.

Thank penny l
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been here before but it’s worth going again. The sight of the church facade is awesome, with a spectacular staircase leading up to it. But you need not walk up to the top as the view is great from below. Must see -...More

Thank Triena2015
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are in macau you must pay a visit here. Its like heart of macau. It will take you to the history coz historical place.

Thank Sammy123s
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was around 10 years ago that I first visited and since then not much has changed. The ruins are still a popular backdrop to take photos. The condition still looks amazing. Behind the facade, steel supports reinforced it with a walkway that I thought...More

Thank wireless_in_CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had to walk in the deadly heavy rain from the square to the ruins and then top of the hill to see the castel. There was an electric stairway but i didnot see it and went up by foot. I was soaking so i...More

Thank ehsan400184
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am sure it is magnificent as it is as it certainly leaves behind a great piece of history. Some photography with it should be memorable

Thank fash069
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there twice, once during the day and once at night. Two completely different experiences. The daytime was extremely hot and chaotic! The evening was so relaxed and enjoyable. prepare for lots and lots of people, yet they were very organised and it all...More

Thank TheunsBlom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Missed this the first time I was in Macau and was delighted to get the opportunity to go back. Its stunning. Absolutely a highlight

Thank oldredjag
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pumpbee13
October 22, 2017|
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Response from yudyw2017 | Reviewed this property |
From Big Casino to another you can use Free Shutter Bus (Can accommodate big no of people), but to get to Senado, certain place beside Casino you can use the Taxi (for pack of 4), traveling 1 or 2 person better to use City... More
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Triana O
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Angelina A | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is take a taxi straight up to St Paul first then from there,u can go down the slope on the left to Senado Square. As will be tough of pushing a stroller up the slope to St Paul
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