The Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady (Igreja da Sé, 澳門主教座堂is the current cathedral of the Diocese of Macau.

Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady

It started as a small wooden chapel in the early 17th century, being elevated to Cathedral status in 1623 (replacing St Lazarus Church as the cathedral of the Diocese).

Se Cathedral

In 1850, the cathedral was rebuilt in stone and consecrated by the then Bishop of Macau, Jerónimo José da Mata. It was nearly destroyed by a typhoon some 1874.

Se Cathedral

Se Cathedral

It was completely rebuilt in concrete in 1937.

Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady

Cathedral Square

The Cathedral Stands in Largo da Se (Cathedral Square) – a beautiful square, central to many attractions in Macau. Largo de Se

Getting There

The Cathedral is very close to Senado Square and the Ruins of St Paul’s in the heart of the Historic centre of Macau.

Nearby Attractions

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