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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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  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“senado square” (263 reviews)
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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I suppose the clue is in the name - and when in Macau it’s one of the only real things here. The walk up behind the ruins looking down on them is quite nice... they seem to look better from a distance

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited there but was not much happy to see, there is just an ancient wall and nothing else. THere is nothing interesting.

Thank Kamal201301
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you have time in Macau it’s definitely worth visiting, an amazing piece of architecture, would highly recommend.

Thank Noiee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place would be more popular if it was not so crowded. People flock here and it is quite enjoyable to watch the throng in action, taking photos and sitting around on the steps.

Thank bulegila
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A little touristy with numerous souvenir shops along the way. Difficult to soak in the rich and unique history with the crowd that was present.

Thank Don K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having travelled all round world many times keep coming back to this beautiful place. History at its best more popular as years go on

Thank glenn h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here 3 times in the day, with tons of people taking pictures all over. If you want less people, I suggest to come in the evening with night lights shining on the gate. :)

Thank k0hyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must visit place at Macao. It's a historical place and have a great view of Macao. And I think the view is better at night.

Thank nataliat0512
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gate is not that big that only spent 5 mintues to take photes, near by surrounding many special Macau dry foods or cafe shops that selling Macau bakery and Simple Macau dishes ; the most famous is Portuguese egg tart and barbecue pork or...More

1  Thank fennyluk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy with everyone taking selfies, interesting, high position, check out the museum as well and eat at Angela's

Thank DebS968
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22 October 2017|
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Response from yudyw2017 | Reviewed this property |
From Big Casino to another you can use Free Shutter Bus (Can accommodate big no of people), but to get to Senado, certain place beside Casino you can use the Taxi (for pack of 4), traveling 1 or 2 person better to use City... More
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