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“Loved the Scenery and the History”

Ruins of St. Paul's
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Owner description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with intricate carvings by Japanese monks.
Reviewed October 13, 2012

I loved seeing the ruins of St Pauls. It is open 24/7 with no entrance fee so it does get a little crowded but you can always get some great photos. Be weary, as tourists, of your handbags as this is the perfect spot for pickpockets. You can try Turkish ice cream here and you'll find plenty of little shops to buy your souvenirs. There's a lot of street food and if you haven't tried dried meat you can try it here. Just be weary of the ones full of chemical agents -- they taste very different from the dried meat you will find in Singapore.

Thank MsGlobeTrotter2011
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

The ruins are high on a hill which is a good lookout over old Macau. Behind the facade is the Museum of Sacred Art and Crypt, which is a small, free museum containing silver chalices, monstrances and oil paintings. The crypt contains the remains of many martyrs

Thank Dale47_11
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Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Nice tourist area. The Cathedral itself only left with the famous wall, very nice for picture taking. Surrounding areas are fill with souvenior stores, good place for little shopping there.

Thank Turtle3103
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Reviewed October 4, 2012

This place is always packed with people. You can see lots of tourists there, and also some attention seeking locals who play badminton right up front where people take pictures. It's really a scenic place during the day and also night!! You can get a great view of Macau from the top..

Thank moo2elyn
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

You haven't been in Macau if you will not have your photos taken from this ruins. The location of the old church is elevated so you do not have to push your way to the top just to have your photos taken, even on the first steps or at the side is ok!
I recommend more colorful flowers, to add in the attraction, there and no other thing to see but that ruins a facade wall of a church! There should be more color to add life in the background. Bring umbrellas, or put a cap specially during summer it will really burn your skin!
Nice to know that even in a Chinese territory there is a church that was built centuries ago!

Thank Tessa B
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