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Address: Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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Where the Macau history begins!

This temple of great existence as the history of Macau actually started here. Nice good temple. Felt good to walk upto the top. There was no rush when I went in the afternoon... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Stresa, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple is built up and against the rocks and it has a number of stairs and altars, very pretty indeed. It was interesting to see locals to lit up sticks burning and place them at the altars.

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a few stairs take you to the various levels of this temple. Nice walk ways between the incense burners. Near the bakery so you can stop here before you pick up the cookies.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This temple complex consists of many areas including the Gate Pavilion, Memorial Arch, Prayer Hall to name but a few and is a beautiful representation of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism beliefs. It was as busy with worshippers as it was tourists, therefore always remember to be respectful of people practising their religious worship. Definitely worth a visit and easily accessed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This temple of great existence as the history of Macau actually started here. Nice good temple. Felt good to walk upto the top. There was no rush when I went in the afternoon time. But I heard there will be rush on local’s auspicious days. Timings: 7AM to 6PM, free entry It is accessible from nearby A-Ma temple bus stop.... More 

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Thank parmarpritish
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço. A-MA Temple is built in 1488, the temple is one of the oldest in Macau and thought to be the settlement's namesake. The name Macau is thought to be derived from the name of the temple. It is said that when the Portuguese sailors landed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A-Ma Temple have long long history in Macau. In 400 years ago, The Temple is in here. A-Ma is a sea of god. She is from PuTian FuJian (part of China), she born in villiage family. One day, she have power, when fishmen have assident in the sea, she will know that, and save them. After that, fishmen belive A-Ma... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A-Ma temple is one of the oldest temple in Macau dedicated to Chinese Sea Goddess Mazu, and its the sacred place of worship for the people of Macau, even the the temple is not so impressive , it requires climbing the steps and small shrines are built around and i saw some locals worshiping , incense coils were burnt and... More 

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Thank Ashwathram r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this place with the local guide I met at the tourist information, Macau Ferry Terminal. I arrived around 4-5 O'clock, not many people.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting stop while touring Macau. This temple is beautiful and it sits in an area of town that's very Portuguese. It's a perfect reflection of this very unique country. The surrounding area of this temple is very nice.

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Manila
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is one of the major temples in Macao, and when we visited during the 2-week Chinese New Year break, there were a lot of tourists coming in from the Mainland. It is quite big, and if you want to offer prayers, joss sticks are available outside, being sold by vendors for around HKD 20.

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