About St. Dominic's Church

St. Dominic’s Church is located right in the heart of the historical Senado Square of Macau. A running church, Sunday sermons are still conducted in the massive prayer hall. It was built in the year 1587 by three Spanish Dominican priest to worship the Lady of the Rosary. It was expanded to its current area in 1828 and in 2005 it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The church doesn’t only display historical events but also hosts the ‘Annual Macau International Music Festival.’ The Catholic building ,inspired by the Renaissance architecture of Italy, is a testament to the amount of influence the Europeans had on the residents of Macau and how they left a bit of their heritage.
 

Must See

  • The ornaments, statues and religious icons on display.
  • The facade of the church.
  • Over 300 Macanese religious artefacts on display.
  • Statue of Madonna with infant Christ.

How to reach

St. Dominic's Church lies in the heart of Senado Square which is just 600 mts. from the city center. It won't be more than a 10-minute walk. 

Tips

  • The church depicts the Catholic Heritage of Macau
  • The church is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • One of the best scenic points you’ll come across in Macau.
  • Dress modestly.
  • Maintain silence and respect the religious sensibilities of the devout by speaking softly and turning off your mobile phones.
  • History buffs can marvel at the aesthetic architecture, stain glass windows and the icons of Jesus and Mary.
  • Due to its prime location, one can easily take up any one of the walking tours .
  • Wear appropriate footwear.

Visit Time

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

0 to 5 mins

 

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Entrance Fee

No

 

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Time you can spend

1 to 3 hours

 

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Weather

Haze 33.99°C

 

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