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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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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
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“senado square” (264 reviews)
“worth a visit” (115 reviews)
“st paul” (84 reviews)
Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the Must Go UNESCO in Macao, and many more hidden gems you can easily find from Google Map.

Thank PWei
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ruins was only the front part of the real was church, so I can imagine that it was so very big before as the ruins itself is more than explaining the size.

Thank Cekeysh
Reviewed 2 days ago

The st.Paul church situated at the central of Macau. Only few steps from different main attractions.

Thank morehthanthh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very popular site for locals and visitors. Interesting to tour the ruins. Also make sure to check out the adjacent Fort.

Thank jeffreyhunt
Reviewed 4 days ago

Crowded but worth the visit. Would suggest early morning for less crowds. Also take the time to walk up the hill to the fort and museum. Great views across Macau

Thank Annie2540
Reviewed 6 days ago

I walk here from Senado Square, it's must visit for first timer in Macau. I really enjoy the walking, many food to try.

Thank BroJohn71
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an interesting attraction. Good viewing spots. Lots of photo places. Plus there is a CR (restroom) on the right side.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The site is full of history and modern stuff. Feel yourself in Portugal while you are basically only Chinese people... The remaining history is counterbalancing the modernity creating a strange environment. Worth to be sawn.

Thank Luca D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Macau as a whole incredible visit.....not just for gambling.Also taste the small Portuguese pastries like in Lisbon and other specialties .Hotel Lisboa in center of city is colorful????Visit the ruins of St Paul was on my bucket list, done!!

Thank Josette F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A standing piece of structure as a reminder of history. We visited both during the day and at night. It was a pretty sight during the night when lighted up.

Thank grilledalso
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22 October 2017|
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Response from yudyw2017 | Reviewed this property |
From Big Casino to another you can use Free Shutter Bus (Can accommodate big no of people), but to get to Senado, certain place beside Casino you can use the Taxi (for pack of 4), traveling 1 or 2 person better to use City... More
Triana O
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