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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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  • Fly from KLIA to Macau. First time here. Its my 14 days trip KL-Macau-Guangzhou-Macau-Shanghai-XiAn-Huashan-ChengDu-ChongQing-KL. Flight SGD432 : KL-Macau, Macau-Shanghai, ChongQing-KL  more »
  • Its basically the front ruin of the church....nice for picture shots but thats it. The must see in this location are the souvenir shops..pastries...cookies...peanut products....portugese eggtarts...  more »
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  • Nice tourist attraction. Studying it's interesting history then actually seeing it is worth the trip. without knowing the background though, it's just a big wall.
  • The Church is amazing. It survived 3 fires and the face still looks gorgeous! Going there makes you feel full as you taste the cookies, egg tart and tapa!
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