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Ruins of St. Paul's, Macau

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Retrace Macau's Christian heritage at Ruins of St. Paul's, one of the region's landmark attractions. Built by the Portuguese in the 17th century, the church was originally one of the largest Christian shrines in Asia. A 19th-century fire destroyed much of the original complex, but the ornate southern facade still stands as a reminder of the building's former grandeur. A steel stairway provides visitors with access to the top, while the onsite museum houses artifacts providing insight into the history and art of Christian faith in the Far East. Work out when and for how long to visit Ruins of St. Paul's and other Macau attractions using our handy Macau sightseeing planning tool .
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  • Macau S.A.R. peninsula, located just 10 minutes ' walk from Senado square. And even better on the Guide, is a popular tourist attraction, is of course world heritage site! So was originally a church, remain where the entrance is. Many here for Memorial shoot back. Nice, lit up at night. For the time being, the tremendous number of people is. I saw Japanese people better.
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  • Come to Macao to have to punch out of the place, but unfortunately during the daytime crowds 洶, if you live in a nearby hotel, it can be a good night to watch Night is also a good choice. A lot of Australian-style snacks are recommended nearby.
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  • It is a reminants of three time fire destruction of 15th century churge. Skeletal sculpture at front wall and ststues of saints are still in good whole condition. Surrounding steps leading to city squ...  more »
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  • Historical place showing European religious heritage in Macao. Great tourists attraction for people celebrating the Chinese New Year in vicinity. Good for peace, good for human rights events.
  • Good historic place, but its too crowded on the weekend. Its so hard even for a walk. The museum is neat, clean and good for education. Even though there were not much shown. Overall, the place is still worth to visit and there's also many great streed food and gifts shop.
  • Interesting place. In holiday seasons this place will be full of visitors. You can't walk fast.... too many people. Many shop. You can buy some cheap food around the way to it. There is a museum inside it. And at the other side you can go to upper level of Fort building and you can see the city view from it. I also went here in the evening until 9pm. The view of the Ruins look awesome. Try it. You might like what you see in the night
  • Simply beautiful. The little museum is well done, the access to the ruins is great. The photos taken in front of the ribs always look fantastic! If you're in Macau you must visit. Also take the time to go to the fort which is only 200m away.
  • Very hot place and lots of people but worth the visit. You have to walk to go here as there is no parking and taxi can't go inside. Perfect for photo shoot and trying some local dishes. There are souvenir shops as well.

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