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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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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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It is only a façade but of great value. Magnificent piece of art containing and summarizing an important part of the history of Macau, in particular showing West meeting East spirituality. Visitor should pay attention to the low relief in the façade.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joao_Pedro_Gois
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sure - stop by and see it as you escape the casinos as it is a mainstay of Macau. It is an old facade of the now gone church but as it is up on a hill offers some nice views.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 3 days ago

A site that is World Heritage listed. Adjacent to ruins is the fort which gives great views back to the ruins. Just beware of pick pockets in the area because there a crowds at the site.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank louisek233
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, it was a lovelly church, now you can see just the front wall.. I understand you want to impress chinese people who never travelled outside of China, but I guess it is difficult to impress a European traveller

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q4322TTrobertof
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Better visit this place in early hours because it get really crowded after that but anyhow it worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bhavneet1991
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. Only the front of the old church is left in the 500+ year old building. A must see when visiting Macau.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michaelcA506JZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u using hop and hop off bus..then difficult to reach as too much walk from middle of a market.I was with senior citizen and Young children so found a little difficult..but taxi go directly .... there are stairs if u want to go on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Purvi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the ruins does not take long so does not keep you away from. The casinos for too long getting around would be difficult for person having difficulty walking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ppboyle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the ferry take a free shuttle to Wynn or Lisboa hotel - there you can walk up the Main Street to senado square. We took a cab to the ruins as we eneded up at the Venetian hotel (which is far away) but glad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jojo60713
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the icon for Macao. Many tourist for sure in a day. Better go at night, even in the dark but more quiet and you could cacth some nice pictures, they always set up a lights around the spot. Around the area, there's a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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22 October 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
30 March 2017|
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Response from 790angelinaa | 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