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A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu)

Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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"incense sticks"
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"sea goddess"
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"lighting incense"
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We learnt that the temple is pretty old and the mother deity inside was worshiped by the fishermen before venturing into the sea. Built on a hill, between huge stone rocks, You see a lot of smaller shrines and incense sticks being burnt around and...More

1  Thank rdf24
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I went there in the afternoon by bus. The buses in Macao is very convenient and every bus stops show clear direction to each destination. A ma temple is one of the historical place in Macao. The structure of the temple is very beautiful. This...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This was not really worth the climb as there isn't much to see at the top and at the bottom there are a few beggars

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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I found many similarities between this temple and a typical Hindu temple. The place for main deity and then many small temples for others, burning of incense sticks, playing drum for special prayers etc really remind of a typical Hindu temple. Rtn.J.Ganesh

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited this temple and stayed in the holy premises for a few hours.. A different temple where devotional activities DO take place. A very silent but vibrant environment. Anybody with a belief should visit. Easily accessible through many buses 2,5,7 MT4 etc.. Got the guidance...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

A-Ma Temple is the seventh stop on the MGTO 'Crossroads of China and Portugal' walking route, which includes a handful of visits to historic Portuguese and Chinese historical buildings and locations between Senado Square and Barra Square. The walking route starts at Senado Square, passes...More

1  Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This temple has been located at natural hill in Macau. There are three to four temple in the complex.

Thank Manee997
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Nice Temple Felt Blessed... Lots Of Incense Sticks And Nearby You Will Experience Old Macau City And Few Shopping Options If Veg Don't Taste The Tempting Cookies Blindly Ask If They Are Veg 1st

Thank Urmish D
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

we go by Group to this place and we take some praying in this place, historical temple in Macau and people are believed thats their wish can be come true and so do I, Hopefully the wish come true

1  Thank Shendy W
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

If your purpose of visit is to have a check list of places to visit, then yes you can visit the temple. But if you intend to visit Macau on a luxury visit, then you could skip.

1  Thank SreejithSreekumar
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That right , it's a medium size flat base pan which contains water when the visitor rubs its handles with wet hands then if luck is on your side then the water in the pan resonates/ vibrates with some droplets start bouncing... More
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