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A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu)

Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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Barra Square | Rua de Sao Tiago de Barra and Calcada da Barra, Macau, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you have time and are running out of places to see.. go checkout this place. Small climb to the top will not be that bad

Thank Abhinav S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A neat place to visit during Chinese New Year is A-Ma Temple and Barra Square. This is always a festive scene during this time of year. The temple itself is bustling with activity. An endless stream of visitors enter the temple to burn incense, say...More

Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent experience visiting a temple from a different religion and observing the way the pay tribute to their religion. Very nice and humble place. Worth a visit

Thank mefa1984
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice and very old temple, which is definitely worth visiting, it is located a distance from the bustling centre of Macau

Thank Piotr M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is very beautiful and serene, one of the most beautiful small temple i have seen. It is interesting because it has more chinese religions in it not just one. It is built like in stone caves with beuatiful inscriptions on them. It is...More

Thank Buchares2000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This one is a small temple but very soulful and peaceful. The main offering is incense and the spiral ones look and smell beautiful!

Thank Sreeja S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many followers with incense and tributes - built into the hillside so walk up the steps to see it all. From here we caught a bus to Macau Tower

Thank cat1964
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the biggest nor the most interesting, A-Ma is by far the busiest and always on the tourist trail as well as being visited by worshippers. The small temple is built on a small hill, with rocky memorials up above the temple itself, involving quite...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is currently under construction as it was damaged in the big typhoon of August 2017. Still,the statue a little up the hill is the largest A Ma statue in the world and on a good day has a great view of Macau. Friends...More

Thank Eleanor C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very serene place to meditate for a few minutes. The temple has a vessel containing water where you need to make bubbles. If bubbles come up the water, your prayers shall be answered is what is the belief.

Thank rgbaloo
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Aastha V
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Response from Jagjeet p | Reviewed this property |
That right , it's a medium size flat base pan which contains water when the visitor rubs its handles with wet hands then if luck is on your side then the water in the pan resonates/ vibrates with some droplets start bouncing... More
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