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“Indeed a Landmark of 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 May 4, 2014

St. Paul Cathedral ruin is a famous landmark in Macau that one should visit to get a feel of the history that occur there. This is my second time visiting this icon and i personally found it beautiful during the night compare to the day as the lighting added a different feel to the ruins. Also, it is more quiet and peaceful at night and could enjoy taking photo freely. I will strongly recommend others to visit here.

Thank ylSG89
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

We visited st Paul's Cathedral ruins as part of a day trip to Macau from Hong Kong booked through Viator. We were dropped off at the Cathedral by our tour bus a couple of streets from the Cathedral and arrived at the cathedral ruins from the rear. This meant we did not have to walk up the many many steps to get to the ruins which was good. The ruins are the facade of the front of the cathedral as you see in all the photos. There is nothing to see behind the facade except the supports and some garden beds. We walked down the stairs and took photos looking back up at the facade and then continued on walking though some back streets to see how people of Macau live. The majority of tourists head straight down the Main Street which is lined with market stalls and expensive brand name stores. The less touristy walk to the right at the bottom of the cathedral steps is definitely the better way to go in our opinion. Although the ruins are interesting it does look exactly like the photo and there isn't anything else to see but the ruins (facade) so if that's all you are going to Macau to see save yourself the long wait at immigration to and from Hong Kong.

Thank RandMQld
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

Very spectacular facade and definitely worth the trip. Spend a whole day or half a day. Walk around, stay for lunch and visit the nearby museum. The museum is worth visiting if you want to know more of the history of Macau. I personally found it very educational taking my time exploring. The egg tart and Grilled BBQ Pork (Bakwa) is really yummy. Gotta try them.

Thank Michelle T
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

Number 1 attraction to visit in macau.. it is a miracle and I always wondered how does this piece of wall still stands on it's own. Start the tour from senado square where you can slowly walk through an alley of shops to the ruins of st. paul and thereafter go to the musuem and fortress on the hill next to the ruins.

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Reviewed April 30, 2014

Superb ruins, well worth the visit and the shops nearby make it even more enjoyable. Loads of steps to walk up to it but it is worth the climb

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