02 December 2014

#759 Macau

The Ruins of St. Paul's (PortugueseRuínas de São PauloChinese大三巴牌坊pinyinDàsānbā Páifāng) refers to the ruins of a 16th-century complex in Macau including of what was originally St. Paul's College and the Cathedral of St. Paul also known as "Mater Dei", a 17th-century Portuguese cathedral dedicated to Saint Paul the Apostle. Today, the ruins are one of Macau's best known landmarks. In 2005, they were officially listed as part of the Historic Centre of Macau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Date of Inscription on the list of UNESCO WHS2005

Date of Issue: August 30, 2010

Thank you, Silvia !

Sent on: November 18, 2014
Received on: December 2, 2014

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