St Joseph’s Seminary & Church

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St Joseph’s Seminary & Church information

Macau Peninsula , China
Rua do Seminario
Getting there
Bus: 9, 16, 18, 28B
Opening hours
church 10am-5pm
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St Joseph’s, which falls outside the tourist circuit, is one of Macau’s most beautiful models of tropicalised baroque architecture. Consecrated in 1758 as part of the Jesuit seminary (not open to the public), it features a white-and-yellow facade, a scalloped entrance canopy (European) and the oldest dome, albeit a shallow one, ever built in China. The most interesting feature, however, is the roof, which features Chinese materials and building styles.