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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I dont know why it just felt nostslgic even if it was my first time visiting there. Maybe its the vibe, that kind of vibe that makes you feel something. So much history that we don’t know about, maybe its one of the reasons why...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These ruins are the most famous site in Macau. The Ruins of St Paul's are what remains of the church of Mater Dein that was built in 1602 to 1640. The church and the associated college burnt down in 1835. It is worth the climb...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This Historical Religious Attraction is A Must See in Macau, it is best to read up on the history before your visit as there wasn't any information that we could find. There are apparently 68 stone steps to get to the top which are crowded,...More

Thank Jhud69
Reviewed 4 days ago

The very nice scene, historical value and marvellous building. Ancient building of a church which was destroyed by a fire during a typhoon in 1835. It is a very good place to learn the history of Macau. Just too many Chinese visitors all around the...More

Thank Alfred L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

St Pauls ruins speak to the amazing and valuable connection between Europe and China forged 450 years ago, which endures today. It’s a lovely stroll up gentle stairs to the surviving facade. Volunteers abound and are keen to help. Don’t miss the Crypt.

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Your trip to Macau would not complete without visiting this place. We know this place is going to crowded during daytime, so we manager to come once in midnight and morning the next day. To reach this site, you will walk a tons of Macau...More

Thank Pheely L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you go to Macau, you have to pass by Saint Paul’s Ruins . It’s the city’s most visited monument , and you’ll probably be stunned by the facade of this demolished church. The only problem might the number of‘ tourists , very noisy and...More

Thank Julien L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ruins is stunning! So if you do want to get unobstructed views of photobombers in the background...go early! I went around 11:00 and it wasn't that bad. It was my first stop, so I went to visit the surrounding streets to sample the egg...More

Thank Majajing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location and very historic. Highly recommend visiting. The street vendors will make sure that you are full by the time you reach the ruins with all the free samples.

Thank shanesmith0316
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the day and night in Macau and decided to visit the ruins of St Paul. The streets are packed full of local shops trying to flog you items and when you finally make it to the ruins it’s kind of disappointing. However, if...More

Thank Michael H
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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
Triana O
30 March 2017|
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Response from Angelina A | 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