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Our Lady of Penha

Penha Hill, Macau, China
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Nice quiet Catholic Church.

Perched atop a small hill with a panoramic view of nam van lake. We could also see the Macau tower... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
A little charming place

The place is not big and there's a bit of uphill walk. But it gives you a good panorama view of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Karen W
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perched atop a small hill with a panoramic view of nam van lake. We could also see the Macau tower. However the opening hours of the church was quite late on that day of visit, at almost 1130am.

Thank TangCS74
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is not big and there's a bit of uphill walk. But it gives you a good panorama view of Macau and the harbour. We couldn't get into the church but the surrounding area is quite photogenic. Reminds you of the history of Macau...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a lovely church on the top of Pena Hill, within walking distance from St Lawrence Church and St Joseph's Seminary. One of the only places in Macau with daily English Mass at 8.00 am on weekdays and 9.15 am on Sundays. The nuns...More

Thank ther0adlesstravel
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The church is quite plain both inside and out. It is not as ornate as I expected in a former Portuguese colony. There is also quite a steep climb to get to the church at the top of a hill, but buses 9 & 16...More

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely classic church on the top of the hill. Another place to visit if you dont likr overcrowded tourist attraction. Beautiful view of Macau harbour could be seen from its garden. We took bus no 16 from Senado square, MOP 3.2/persons.

1  Thank Gigi L
Reviewed 6 March 2017

On a clear day, the views here are spectacular. Apparently the highest point in Macau. Lovely old church, currently on its 3rd build (1935). Seemed to be the Wedding Photo "hotspot", as there were no less than 7 couples here at 3.00pm when we were...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The church is in good condition, Architecturally other churches in Macau are better. My advice would be to come here if you want To get great scenic views of Macau & nearby Taipa or visit a church which is less crowded with people. There is...More

Thank Shannon083
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A serene church located at a height. Good view of the city from here. Good photo opp! Well maintained and clean

Thank jyothivenkatesh
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying in the riviera hotel so it was a 10 minutes uphill walk to get there. But i was all worth it. You get a great panoramic view over Macau. On one side the old Macau with landmarks as the grand lisbao, the...More

Thank GA_Mai-L
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a lovely old church on top of a hill, quite far from the crowds of the other well-known attractions of Old Macau. There were no other tourists around, just a few locals who maintain the grounds. It's a good place to take pictures...More

Thank DeborahClarkson
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