The Ruins of St. Paul’s have a similar facade to the Church of Master Dei built in 1602-1640. It is an amalgamation of Portuguese design and Chinese integrity. It is popularly called Sam Ba Sing Tzik by the locals and is situated near the famous Mount Fortress and Macau Museum. It is one of the most iconic and oldest landmarks of Macau, showcasing the remains of an old Jesuit church. The church has been demolished three times by fire and was restored between the years 1990 and 1995. The famous Museum of Sacred Art and the Crypt in the Ruins of St. Paul’s were also built at that time. Stepping onto the staircase going toward the Church, one is always left longing to look back at the beautiful garden landscape in the backdrop.The Museum of Sacred Art exhibits religious artworks including paintings, sculptures and statues. Take the local trains or set out on your own to visit the Ruins of Saint Paul during your stay.
You can go to the Ruins of St. Paul's by using public transport or your own vehicle. If using public transport as an option, you can take any of these buses; 8A, 18A, 18B, 18, 19 or 26 to reach Camoes Square. It is a further 15 minutes walk to reach the church. If you are travelling with small children or have limited mobility, it is advisable to travel by car/taxi.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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