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Address: Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Phone Number: 0728505095
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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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Interesting and historical

This is in the Macau proper area. Very interesting. There are a lot of shops and restaurants as well as many people. The ruins themselves are not very extensive but a nice spot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved wandering around the ruins and the surrounding grounds. It's a great lesson in history and there are tons of photo worthy spots. The views are amazing because you can see the Village as well.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is in the Macau proper area. Very interesting. There are a lot of shops and restaurants as well as many people. The ruins themselves are not very extensive but a nice spot to get some good pictures.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

St. Paul is symbol of Macau! If you come to Macau and don't visit here, it's like you never been here! There are lots of sourvernier shops ( famous almond cookies, pork/beef jerkey, etc) along the way up to St. Paul. Beside St.Paul , a garden that can climb up to the hill, there you can see a lot of... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a UNESCO world heritage site. Only one facade is left standing. Most interesting part is that the church burned down a couple of times and only has some coincidence that it is next to a Taoist temple for the god of fire. On holidays, or midday, it is packed, visitors will be everywhere traveling for scenic spots. It... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to the Ruins of St Paul's during the day and the remains of the Church are simply great. Unfortunately so did every other tourist in Macau. So I went back one evening around midnight. Still a few people around but nothing like the crowds during day light hours.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is the historic site and icon of Macao. if you have not taken picture in front of the building then you are not in Macao.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The surrounding area is also nice. Small shops. Nice street food. We spent two hour s there and enjoyed it.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After arriving in Macau from Hong Kong by ferry,I was met by a group of women who try to sell tour packages around Macau after I cleared immigration.The best option is to select one person and then negotiate the cost of being driven around Macau over 3-4 hours.Once you agree on a good price,you will be walked to your vehicle... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good Historical Site for photo taking. Visit on a Sunday and it was packed with people.Did not go down to the shopping area as it is too crowded.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a must-see in Macau even if there were so many people when we visited. If you are Catholic, you will appreciate this spot.

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