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Address: Sanbaziheng Street(Rua Do Seminario), Macau, China
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St. Joseph's Church is the third Stop on the 'Crossroads of China and Portugal' Walking Route in Macau

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 May 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 Street (Rua Do Seminario). If you reach St Augustine Church, you can find the map... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 Senado Square, passes St. Augustine's Square and then encounters St. Joseph's Church, where you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 later I leave.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. It turns out that this church was built around 1750 by the Jesuits as part... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles 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 people get in the church. Always stare at people with a weird way . And... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 colour scheme and neo-classical church facade. The interior of the church is quite nice, featuring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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....

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

St. Joseph's Seminary and Church is technically located on St. Augustine's Square, right next to the Sir Robert Ho Tung Library but you can't access this attraction from this point. Instead you will need to walk down the road in the direction of St. Lawrence church. When you find the church, turn immediately to the right on the street called... More 

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