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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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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ruin was build by Japanese and incorporates some protective lions as gargoyles. There is a small museum beside it which is free and houses some oriental decorations used for an annual event, the Oriental shrine is right beside the ruins.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to visit, with the fort beside making the entire trip more special. The shops on the way to the ruins make the trip more interesting.

Thank Souvik S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its good to go for a photo and walk around. I would suggest dont go on weekend. Too much tourist during weekend and you cant event take a single photo which is nice. Some tourist dont even care if you're taking a photo. They just...More

Thank Mika_Amanda
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A walk starting at the Senado Square and through the cobbled streets of this famed and historic tourist area is a beautiful prelude to the Ruins of Saint Paul. Having lived both in Asia and Europe this experience was a source of utter amazement for...More

Thank Foodie-In-A-Hoodie
Reviewed 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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
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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
31 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