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St. Francis Xavier Church

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Address: Rua Do Caetano, Coloane Village, Macau, China
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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One of the Landmark

This was once one of the famous church of Macau. The outside color of the church was very unite. Inside the church was very basic and simple. Around the church has some small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Pleasanton, California
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best representations of the colonial era in Coloane Village is the small square in front of Chapel of St. Francis Xavier. This is a quaint little spot that seems lost in time. Here you will see a memorial column that is almost always surrounded with flowerpots, two small fountain pools also front the square which is surfaced... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was once one of the famous church of Macau. The outside color of the church was very unite. Inside the church was very basic and simple. Around the church has some small restaurants and also has a very nice river view of the other side of Macau.

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Brighton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Located at the bottom of the hill of the Ruins of St Paul, this church looks like a wedding cake. Worth a visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

build in 1928 , this is an old world church. well maintained though with yellow painted walls .close to senado square.....you approach this through tiny lanes. crowd can be heavy..

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is the window to the area's Christian past. The church is well maintained and located in the heart of old European quarters of the city. Approach roads are narrow and mostly one-way traffic is allowed. So be ready to rub shoulders in the crowd. Good place for tourists to spend about one hour and pick some nice pictures. One... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

one of the must-see place in Macau... it would be nice if you went there for a mass, just be ready for the huge crowd though... it's an old structure but you can see that it is very well maintained... it was even newly painted when we went there...

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Macau/Macao is tiny, so is this chapel which was built in 1928, at the Largo Eduardo Marques square. 3 minutes north is the Lord Stow’s Bakery (famous for egg tarts) and a second to the south is the Chan Seng Kei, a Michelin Guide eatery (famous for ducks), a few steps toward west is the 1910 monument commemorating the local... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very pretty church, close to the Ruin's of St Pauls. Great photo opportunities, lots of people, go first thing in the morning to avoid the crowds

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Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I went there to check it out and well worth it. Cool little ex-pirate now fishing village. Very Portuguese /Chinese. Great food. Great excursion close to city.

Thank Capt_Kulisek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A well preserved historical place at Coloane. You must pay a visit to St.Francois church at Coloane. They are restaurant outside the church that offer local snack and meals.Around the area are the old buildings. A great place to discover old macau.

Thank MrsVRR_08

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