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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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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

You are in Macau, you should visit places. That is it. There was nothing attractive about this ruins. Only historical importance.

Thank Bharat P
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

If you get to go to Macau, you should visit these ruins. I recommend going in the morning so you can avoid most of the tourists.

Thank MBenzinger
Reviewed 3 October 2016

ruins of saint paul's is located in senado square. when i came here, the sun shine so bright... so you need bring your sunglass :)

Thank firamgfr
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went there one evening, decided to enjoy the view of the ruins with some street food. It was pretty relaxing just to chill out in that area when sun sets. However, it was overcrowded the next day after we decided to bring our curry...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Ruins of St Pauls is an incredible piece of architecture. It was so crowded i wonder if its even possible to get a photo of the entire structure without people. But definitely worth seeing. Within walking distance of the Square.

Thank Addie A
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The iconic view within the city is a must view in macau. Gives a cultural and historic touch to your visit.

Thank Abuzer N
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went there twice, at night time and noon time. It was captivating indeed. Be careful when you went there in the afternoon. There were lots of Chinese tours. Next to it, there were Na-Tcha Temple, Sections of Old City Walls on the left side...More

Thank daniworldstar
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The iconic Macau view, not to be missed, whether day or night. The journey towards the ruins are filled with walking thru the narrow streets filled with shops selling iconic Macau food fares. If you have 1 taste from each person offering the food samples,...More

Thank GrOmit-y
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was my one must see in Macau and it didn't disappoint. I've wisited other church ruins in Malacca and even at Port Arthur, but this tops them. It not only blends Christianity but shows respect to the local beliefs in its actions. It amazes...More

Thank KristyLeanneMorgan
Reviewed 28 September 2016

One of the main tourist attractions of Macau. The Ruins of St Paul is famous amongst all tourists. The site offers good photography spots.

Thank Smit_rambhia
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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
Ritu C
22 September 2016|
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Response from erlynxeffect | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I would definitely recommend going to the Ruins of St. Pauls, not only because of the ruins itself but because of the surrounding shops and food places nearby which will keep you busy. Once you've walked down the steps... More