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Ruins of St. Paul's

Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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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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  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Surprisingly on a rainy Wednesday this place was pretty busy. Though the ruins of St. Paul are an impressive photo op, the fort next to it was of more interest. Take the time to go to the top of the fort...quiet, lot fewer folks and...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place for photos and many shops to buy gifts... Many local shops around thus price is reasonable.

Thank Cheung K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is well preserved with all the bones of the priests who got burned. A place to visit for learning and information. A must see place when in Macau.

Thank Bless M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The attraction itself isn't too exciting on its own but the shops lining the street towards it is absolute must see.

Thank ZaiOnTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this place last Sunday evening and it was super crowded. Everyone wants to take the perfect picture with this ruins. Still beautiful.

Thank Mindy C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definite visit to this place and the history museum close by to understand the past of Macau. The walk through the old town is a must while visiting this place

Thank vinothb4u
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These ruins are a throwback to colonial times and are authentically European. If you've ever been to Portugal or Barcelona, for example, then you get the same feeling from this spot. It's quite a small cathedral, and obviously not much of it is left standing,...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the must-visit in Macau, and there must be many reasons for that. I suggest that the visitors feel the history of this place and learn the meaning of what are inscribed on the facade in addition to taking pictures. There is a small...More

Thank SH C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An icon spot of Macau, full of history, location is good , easy to reach. Absolutely a must go place in Macau

Thank ng c
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is only this majestic gate existing in mid of a busy street but inside there was nothing much. This place is too crowded, specially during the evenings.

Thank JainShipra
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Triana O
Hi, I will travel to Macau with 1 toddler and a baby. Is it possible to walk with stroller from Senado Square to Ruins of St Paul? And if I take taxi from Cotai, better to start from the top of St Paul or from Senado Square? Thanks!!
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
Ritu C
Hi, I have a day to visit Macau from Zhuhai (start in the morning from Zhuhai and return back in the evening). What places would you recommend? Many thanks in advance.
22 September 2016|
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Response from erlynxeffect | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I would definitely recommend going to the Ruins of St. Pauls, not only because of the ruins itself but because of the surrounding shops and food places nearby which will keep you busy. Once you've walked down the steps... More