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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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Rua de Sao Paulo, Macau, China
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very crowded. Could have more signage and history of the monument. However the old old streets leading the Ruins of St Paul's are my favorites.

Thank Tay C
Reviewed yesterday

The setting is stunning and there is a definite 'wow' moment when you approach the ruins of St Paul's for the first time. However, this is short lived when you get whacked by a selfie stick for the umpteenth time and have to beat your...More

Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to this place on Saturday. Took a taxi and the taxi told me that they cant bring me there and can only bring me to Senado Square and i would need to walk there myself. He told me that the road is closed on...More

Thank AshtonLL
Reviewed 3 days ago

I also went with my friend here last weekend and it was one of of ,y favorite historic sites. We loved the history and the building very much. We went in the morning and during the night for climbing the stairs and for th photos....More

Thank Paraskevi L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a historic place that has so many things to know about the ruins in the museum inside it. Entry to this place is such a narrow road and you wont know until you reach the end & see this monument. Its always crowded. There...More

Thank Sush76
Reviewed 4 days ago

Te ruins of the St Paul's cathedral have become a major icon of Macau. They are reached by a flight of steps and the view from the top is excellent. We visited in the late afternoon and early evening, a good time with a magical...More

Thank MelbourneOztraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a UNESCO world heritage site and a must visit on a trip to Macau. It is the symbol of Macau. The ruins of St Paul are high on a hill and reached by 68 steps.The facade has intricate carvings - a merger of...More

Thank Bulatai
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are in Macau you will sure walk up to this place. Try to select a day with good sunshine to be able to create nice pictures. Try all local food as many as you can. If you go weekdays, having less people, if...More

Thank mrgaborkiss
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Ruins stood tall and sturdy despite having only the frontage left. The ruins is synonymous with Macau. Magnificent night view with the right amount of light that brought out the beauty of this heritage.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see. One of the amazing historical sites of Macau and the 68 steps with the cobblestone streets. Very special.

Thank Jan A
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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
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30 March 2017|
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Response from 790angelinaa | 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