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It is a lovely church - it is called a Cathedral but compared to the large ones in Europe, is of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bulatai
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I drop in each time I am in Macau. Very iconic Catholic Church with many Holy icons and good place... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Lizette A
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Sydney, Australia
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No.1 Largo de Se, Macau, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely church - it is called a Cathedral but compared to the large ones in Europe, is of a much smaller scale. It is not too far from the Senado Square and is lovely to drop in for quiet contemplation and /...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been here for the Sunday mass in the evening and the church was packed as if it was in the heart of Lisboa on Christmas or Easter. The interior of the church is very rich in statues and paintings. It's extremely well maintained and...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We attended masses here on ordinary days. Starts at 7:45, it's in Cantonese, they recite the Holy Rosary after the mass.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I drop in each time I am in Macau. Very iconic Catholic Church with many Holy icons and good place to spend some time to pray or meditate

Thank Lizette A
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Lovely well preserved old church next to Senado square. Visiting can be a welcome relief from the heat and the madness of the summer crowds. Also, there are daily masses and the guards make sure the quiet ambience is preserved.

Thank Tam1004
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A simple cathedral, not impressive at all. It is just nice and surprising to see this place in the middle of a "Chinese" city but, at the same time, in the middle of a "Portuguese" square

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Small church (wouldn't say cathedral) that makes interesting backdrop for picture. Literally left the wife and kids in the car, popped out for a picture and popped back in. Worth the 5 minutes.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

A small cathedral when you have seen the big ones in Europe. Not so special. Just a quick visit for us. No entré cost.

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 20 April 2018

While the church itself is not overly impressive, the square looks like you are in Portugal. Even the sidewalk is the usual black & white tiles with the traditional Portuguese design.

Thank jrzygrl1954
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The walk was very nice, did not live up to the other Cathedrals we have seen in other places. But right off the square, so don’t miss it

Thank Ammu610
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The Sunday mass schedules for Cathedral Se (Church of the Birth of Virgin Mary) are at 07.45, 09.30 and 11.00 am. There are conducted in Cantonese. Mass conducted in English language are at 17.00 and 18.30 hrs. You can get... More
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