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St. Joseph Seminary and Church

Rua do Seminario, Macau, China
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A beautiful church

The church is located in the middle of housing area. Going up and down slope road .. the building... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
via mobile
Museum's latest church museum at St. Joseph's Seminary

The Treasure of Sacred Art of St. Joseph's Seminary is the latest museum opening in Macau. Here you... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Rua do Seminario, Macau, China
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The church is located in the middle of housing area. Going up and down slope road .. the building is beautifully well maintained. I visited and attended the Sunday mass . So solemn.

Thank Luvalexa
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The Treasure of Sacred Art of St. Joseph's Seminary is the latest museum opening in Macau. Here you can view a collection of mostly 18th to early 20th century religious artefacts, a nice complement to visiting the St. Joseph's Church located at the same complex....More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I found it to be the best Church of Macau. Huge, Spectacular, Marvelous and excellently built Church. The lightings, idols, architecture, paintings, ceilings, etc are worth to see. The entrance of the Church is not available from St. Augustine Square, but it is from Sanbaziheng...More

Thank parmarpritish
Reviewed 20 May 2016

St. Joseph's Church is the third stop along the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) sponsored 'Crossroads of China and Portugal' walking route which includes some of the best historic Portuguese and Chinese buildings in the Historic City Centre of Macau. The walking route starts at...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I think I am blessed by god that god bring me to this place. This place is peaceful, unlike the crowded casino. I can quietly to study in this place. But I do not study. I looking for the structure of the church. No long...More

Thank well_Edward
Reviewed 5 May 2016

On the winding way from Leal Senado to the Mandarin’s House, we stepped, by chance and out of curiosity, through the open gate to the Seminario de S. Jose, leading to an impressive flight of granite steps and the façade of a beautiful baroque church....More

1  Thank RayAnh72
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Usually I don't like to go there unless it's necessary . The security guy was very weird . Very friendly, I'm not sure is it because not many people go to the church , the people work there looks like not get used to other...More

Thank SalinaTai
Reviewed 10 September 2014

One of Macau's more attractive churches to visit is St. Joseph's Church located behind St. Augustine Square and down a side street, Rua do Seminario, from St. Lawrence Church. Here you will find a rare example of Baroque style architecture, blended with the traditional Portuguese...More

2  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 1 July 2014

got an amazing dome roof, rich history, is a beautiful church and seems to have part of St Augustine's bone stored there? not really sure inded....

Thank lusiang91
Reviewed 15 August 2013

The forearm of St Francis Xavier is kept in a small reliquary on a side alter, but overall the church is the boldest and most exuberant baroque edifice of all Macau's churches. Well worth a visit.

Thank Alastair M
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