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[Travel Guide] [Macau] St. Lawrence’s Church [Copy link] 中文

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St. Lawrence’s Church which was first built of wood in the 1560’s is the most fashionable church in Macau today, It was replaced by Taipa in 1618 .Further renovations have not sopped throughout the 19th century.St. Lawrence’s church is an imposing structure, standing in a garden filled with palm trees. Visitors can enter from the rear or, by way of a grand staircase and ornamental gate. St. Lawrence’s Church was painted in cream and white, This church has twin towers, one of which was once an ecclesiastic prison, and a fine Chinese tile roof.The interior is greatly decorated. The wooden ceiling painted turquoise with white and gold beams looks magnificent. The elegant chandeliers hang from them .The high altar contains the handsome St. Lawrence in gorgeous vestments. A crown held by a cherub hangs above him and a stained glass window with a dove of peace shows behind., a beautiful wooden lamb is over the window.

Address : Rua de S. Lourenço, Macau
Hours: 10 am till 6 pm daily, except Mondays, 1 pm to 2 pm.
Admission: free

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