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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 6 June 2016

This attraction is well-maintained. The facade fronts for an open exhibit of what seems to be an archaeological dig site, with interesting facts strewn about what used to be the church itself. You can also enter an air-conditioned crypt below as well as a small...More

Thank Maddie A
Reviewed 6 June 2016

an UNESCO World Heritage, a must for visitor to Macau, just a cuppa and watching the day pass by say it all

Thank donnyBoey
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Check out the back of the wall. Made me wonder how much work had been done to the front. And sure enough the Starbucks is there as close as it can get to the cultural attraction. From the rear the door opening frames the Grand...More

Thank Remarx
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Aside from the glitz and glamour of the casinos, Macau also offers several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, one of which is the Ruins of St. Paul. From the Macau Ferry Terminal, we boarded bus #3, paid 3.20 HKD and alighted at the Senado Square. We...More

Thank Hazel N
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Casinos are one reason why people visit Macau. Ruins of St Pauls is a great reason to visit. An awe inspiring location.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I've been to this area a few times and my last was spent walking around for two hours and finding pleasant cafe's, historical areas and beautiful architecture. Definitely a need to visit on your holiday but be aware of the massive amount of people around...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 4 June 2016

One of the famous landmarks in Macau. Weekend can be very crowded though. Good to visit for a day tour.

Thank Grace I
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

good place to take pictures,its the the no.1 historically important landmark in macau,if you don't come here,you have not been to macau.on the way there you can sample a lot of macau delicacies on the left or right hand shops before deciding to buy anything...More

Thank macau p
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Learn about the culture, the people.. Seeing the place, I realized that the locals do come to this place often to have picnic or just hanging out

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Try to avoid the weekends. It is just pack full locals and visitors . Snapshot is great during the weekend . Really lovely. But if you are hoping to shop for souvenirs or food, it's best to go during weekdays to avoid the ultra long...More

Thank Kean L
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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