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“Nice piece of History”

Ruins of St. Paul's
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Macau City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #3 of 241 things to do in Macau
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Owner description: Considered Macau’s most famous landmark, the ruins of this 16th-century cathedral features a spectacular façade with intricate carvings by Japanese monks.
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Nice piece of History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

Been here a few times. Everytime I am at Macau with someone new, beside casino, this is a place to be. Free food, wonderful view and nice people watching. But they stop allowing people up the 2nd storey of the ruin.

Nowsaday, without any visitors, I will try to drop by the area for free food (again!!!) and the Nezha temple which is right beside the ruin of St. Paul. The small temple is more than 300yo. Not many peoples know about it.

Visited November 2013
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“Worth the Visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013

We visited Macau on a very crowded Saturday. So many people! It was worth it to see the ruins of St. Paul Cathedral. Make sure you walk through to the opposite side as the back has lots of interesting stuff to see.

Visited December 2012
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Jesselton, Sabah, Malaysia
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“One of the History Centre of Macao”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013

The wall of the ruin is a symbol of Macao during the Portuguese colony until today. It was a great masterpiece of ruin in Macao that enlisted in World Heritage Site. The architecture is amazing and job well done to the authority who preserve it well.

There were nearby shops which sell Chinese delicacies such as cookies, tart, and dry meat. Those food are free to try.

Visited November 2013
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Hong Kong
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“Macau is fantastic but I don't agree with the places introduced”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Disagree. Only the most published places are displayed. Macau has far
more precious attractions missed out by people and visitors.

One has to spend a little more time there, going around and through the
alleys like one does in Beijing or Shanghai. Then one may find the real
breath of this miniature Europe in this part of Asia.

Visited November 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Just a piece of wall but with stories behind it”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

We reached Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral at evening when the sky turned dark. The gate was closed, and we were unable to walk through the wall.
We took pictures with the wall and with colorful lights along Senado Square.

Visited October 2013
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