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Address: Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century...

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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Good Historical Sight Despite The Crowds

Short visit to Macau and of course, St Paul's is a must for first time visitors. Despite a sometimes maddening crowd, the history and sight of the ruins is worthwhile. Photo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must visit but always pack with tourist. There's a lot of shops around. Could easily spend a few hours shopping. Make sure you go into the sweet store and just sample their biscuits and it's free!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Short visit to Macau and of course, St Paul's is a must for first time visitors. Despite a sometimes maddening crowd, the history and sight of the ruins is worthwhile. Photo opportunities aside, do not miss the history seen in the crypts where treasured ancient sculptures are on permanent exhibit.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of course a must visit like everyone else said in the reviews. You can sample confectioneries (and buy them too) on either side of the street to the attraction.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Historical place! Great views in the area.. We enjoyed taking pictures every angle of the place. No one should miss this place!

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to walk around and explore some history on it. For soveriegn buying do check here. You can try some macau's best cookies.. Nice walk around and see the famous old ruins of this church which was built by Portuguese,

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its an average place, overrated, the good part about location is close proximity to fort, museum, good place to take pictures. Rest is ok ok..

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was super nice, with a good atmosphere. When we walked up towards it, music was playing, and although there were many tourists, there was space enough for all. It was cool to see the ruins, and also to go through the crypt, but it was kinda hard to imagine how it had stood before. Definitely worth going to... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Macau, and have the time to visit old Macau, the Ruins of St Pauls are one of the many attractions, worth a stop by, it had been raining, so the glass cases with archaeological ruins were not transparent. Nice area, lovely views of Macau - good history

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am so glad that the Ruins is being carefully preserved. The walk to the place is nice with lots of interesting shops selling almost everything. There are a lot of free local food samples to try. The surrounding is nice with our walkabout to the fort and museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Ruins of St. Paul's is an interesting place to visit while in Macau. It really stands out from everything around it and it is pretty unique. Another thing that stands out is the large number of people all around it so you have to weave your way around people (myself included) taking pictures just to get to the ruins.

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