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Largo do Senado (Senado Square)

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Address: Central District of Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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A gathering place or start of getting to St paul's

We get there from hotel lisboa. Just keep walking straight we get to the square and this area you will just keep eating snacks while walking up towards st pauls

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sim A
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We get there from hotel lisboa. Just keep walking straight we get to the square and this area you will just keep eating snacks while walking up towards st pauls

Thank Sim A
Shanghai Region, China
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great for photos thats about it., Hardly much reliable needed shops in this square compared to other Landmark squares in the world just iconic buidings, people usually here to take photos around the square and pass through to see other sites, more retail outlets up through the along sidewalks to the Ruins etc

Thank Shannon083
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Macau is breathtaking. There isn't a lot to do in this particular square but walk around the streets and enjoy the unique combination of european colonial-style and asian-style architectures. So make sure you do that :-) It was very hard for us to navigate in this area, though. Make sure you bring a good map. A cellular plan would've helped... More 

Thank Nir B
Ahmedabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were left by a local taxi, at some walk-able distance from square. That way we enjoyed walking through narrow streets with local food shops on either side of the road.We enjoyed that more than the historic monument.

Thank shivyog
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Senado square is centrally located in the Macau part of Macau, meaning not in cotai or taipa, and has been a favorite hang out of mine. Large philipino community nearby, and the square itself is a tourist shopping area that leads right up to the Ruins of St.Paul and Monte Fort. Unless arriving by taxi, you will most likely be... More 

Thank Dragon W
Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This area is very good for sightseeing, there are many shops like Sasa, Koi Kei, Giordano etc. There is also tourist informastion center opposite "SASA" shop (near the road)

Thank KevinJonathan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very much disappointed with all Macau casinos. Their machines are not very nice and they have almost no blackjack tables. However the city center is incredible, a mixture of asia, europe, modern, old, poor and rich. An experience not to miss. If you have to choose between the casinos and this, I would recommend this!

Thank Alej S
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful square in the middle of town. When I was there it was decorated for Chinese New Year. Most of the nicer shops you find in malls are nearby and many small restaurants. Recommend walking the short distance from here to the ruins of St. Paul, its a nice walk through an upscale shopping area, maybe half... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was quite excited to visit this place and was immediately disappointed when we arrived there. We almost got lost because I couldn't believe that we were already there and that I am standing at Senado Square already; it doesn't look anything like the pictures in the internet. The fountain was nowhere to be found. The European buildings and structures... More 

Thank geladr25
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite fears that shops will be closed during Chinese New Year, the opposite can be seen because there are thousands of people here, especially from Mainland China. There are plenty of shops open here and there are beautiful Chinese New Year decorations all around, even piped in Chinese New Year songs (Mandarin and Cantonese) playing all over the square!

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