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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 5 November 2018 via mobile

Perhaps this just isn’t really my thing, but I found this pretty dull. In the end, it’s just the front wall of an old cathedral, there’s really nothing else there and I couldn’t really get all that excited about it. It’s heaving with tourists too,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wwarby
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We had a holiday in Macau and as we stayed at the other side Cotai Strip we decided to spend a day and visit Ruins of St. Paul's and rest of the City. It was absolutely worth it and we had a great time. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LilianaSteve
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We visited the site because it was walking distance to the Grand Lisboa Casino, and the image is so iconic of Macau. It was swamped with crowds of tourists, probably visiting for the same reason as us. All trying to find the best spot on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LongBeachJake
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

4th visit here and more hassle with mega parties with flags waving. Prices for food are twice the price from the backstreets 300mtr away. Take your own food and drinks, it is a climb so take plenty of water.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank catty8888
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The place was very busy, but the place is very nice and a kind of a must see in Macau. Normally the view from the front facade is enough.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P2833FWpatricks
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Nicest part of Macau is the old part of town. This is iconic and it was good to stand at the same spot where I stood some 5-6 years ago- to buy snacks at the same shop, buy postcard at the same souvenir stand and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WMBandit
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Nothing much here, the fort is elaobrate and ha s aview of Macau City but the ruins are ok, the road to the ruins is buzzing with street market which is fun to cross. Overall a visit only if you want to tickmark the UNESCO...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank prashantkumar82
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The Ruins is well maintained and clean. It's a landmark of Macau and though throngs of tourist visit, you still feel awed by it. Police patrol the area frequently so it gives a sense of security.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ChynnaLH
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Like walking around an European city . Great free nibbles offered from shops on way to ruins. Visit to ruins free

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JerseySPUR
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Wasn't sure what to expect when visiting Macau old town. Took a day trip there on a Sunday and the place was absolutely heaving from the square all the way to St Paul's. Take a few steps off the beaten track and there wasn't a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
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