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“An Icon in Macau”

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 December 1, 2013

St. Paul's Cathedral Ruin is an Icon in Macau. You have not been to Macau if you have not visited this site. The facade is the only structure left of the cathedral. It also tell a tourists that Portugal has a big influence in the history of Macau. A lot of shops when you walk from senado square to the ruins.

Thank winxian
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

Been here a few times. Everytime I am at Macau with someone new, beside casino, this is a place to be. Free food, wonderful view and nice people watching. But they stop allowing people up the 2nd storey of the ruin.

Nowsaday, without any visitors, I will try to drop by the area for free food (again!!!) and the Nezha temple which is right beside the ruin of St. Paul. The small temple is more than 300yo. Not many peoples know about it.

Thank laodi
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

We visited Macau on a very crowded Saturday. So many people! It was worth it to see the ruins of St. Paul Cathedral. Make sure you walk through to the opposite side as the back has lots of interesting stuff to see.

Thank Steph2727
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

The wall of the ruin is a symbol of Macao during the Portuguese colony until today. It was a great masterpiece of ruin in Macao that enlisted in World Heritage Site. The architecture is amazing and job well done to the authority who preserve it well.

There were nearby shops which sell Chinese delicacies such as cookies, tart, and dry meat. Those food are free to try.

Thank Evo J
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Disagree. Only the most published places are displayed. Macau has far
more precious attractions missed out by people and visitors.

One has to spend a little more time there, going around and through the
alleys like one does in Beijing or Shanghai. Then one may find the real
breath of this miniature Europe in this part of Asia.

Thank Eric C
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