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Macau Cathedral

On top of a hill overlooking the Largo de Senado. It has a small square at its front which is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Max P
Seen many bigger & better but it is OK

Wouldn't be queuing or going out of my way to see it, but it is in the tourist area & only a minute... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On top of a hill overlooking the Largo de Senado. It has a small square at its front which is a good place to sit for a while away from the crowds. Not an old (1850) building but the immediate area makes you think you...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Wouldn't be queuing or going out of my way to see it, but it is in the tourist area & only a minute or so from the main square or the path to St Paul's ruins but there were few tourists present. A pleasant interior...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The interior of the church was beautiful. I spent some time inside the church to take pictures. The statues of Jesus and Maria.

Thank Andi H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Located in the historic centre on a quiet praça, the cathedral features a nice colonial façade. The interior is sparse, testimony to the tumultuous history of Macau and can be visited in about 10 minutes. Please remember that this is an active church, so dress...More

1  Thank Christophe B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

As Macau used to be a colony for the Portuguese, the sights of cathedrals are very common. This is just another cathedrals that one can locate in Macau. It's the usual thing that you can find in a cathedral: beads, mass, prayers, confession rooms, candles,...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

During our visit of the Old City centre, we stopped by the Cathedral. Once inside, we could be anywhere in Portugal, which in a way is not really surprising. But living the contrast is interesting. And given the fact it is still church, we could...More

Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I think you're only able to come in for Mass. Not sure if they let other tourists in. We went in for mass.

Thank Tricia J
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The cathedral is simple and elegant, on the same square as the Bishop's Palace. The interior is quite airy and bright however, and makes for a nice place to pray or contemplate.

Thank bklynbubba
Reviewed 22 November 2016

When I was a high school student, our school may make a mass for school opening. The location we make a mass is at Cathedral. Cathedral is gorgeous and comfortable. Cathedral is part of my high school memory, when I walk through Cathedral, I also...More

Thank tommy_eelc013
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A comparatively simple cathedral worth visiting. Many churches close to here also worth taking the time to see.

Thank Michael C
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