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Mandarin's House, Macau

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 280 reviews on the web
Dating back to 1869, Mandarin's House is a historic residential complex built by Zheng Wenrui and expanded by his sons. This Cantonese-style structure blends Western décor into the architecture and is one of the largest former family houses in Macau. Although more than 300 tenants once rented home here and created poor building conditions, the government eventually seized the complex and established it as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make Mandarin's House part of your personalized Macau itinerary using our Macau travel itinerary maker.
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  • The Mandarins' House is a more recent addition to the historical buildings in Macau. It is free to visit and gives an excellent insight into the building lay out for a large wealthy Chinese family. It...  read more »
  • I had visited Macau many times but this was the first time I visited this house. The house was built in 19th century. You would like it if you are quite interested in Chinese culture and architect. 
  • Not much to see other than the large piece of land that the former landowners had relative to the rest of the city. They were prominent Chinese that were influential in the late 19th century. 
  • After becoming lost in amongst the streets of old Macau - we stumbled upon this treasure. A beautiful home that has been restored, hard to opine that people practiced to live there that long ago. Easily read short plaques on the walls give information about the history of the mansion and the renovation. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Beautiful architecture of an old house in Macau. Too bad that there's not a lot of furniture left.
  • rich history here. completely fascinating
  • Last month,I paid a visit to two places with fourth floor’s friends.The one is Mandarin's house(in Portuguese is Casa da Cheang),the other one is the place of the government of Macau.Because my major is CVE,I love to see the style and the structure of the buildings.The styles of the two places impressed me a lot. Firstly,I would like to say something about the Mandarin's house.As the picture shows,its style is simply but comfortable.Obviously,there is almost no celebrations in the passage——black and white color are filled in the picture.However,thanks to the simple colors,the green plant appropriately mixed in the passage to display a lively scene.Actually,the structure also makes contribution to create the cosy feeling in visitors’ hearts.The wide window and the pattern of the wooden furniture are aimed to get more light.But the other style is very different from the first one.Its colors show dynamic.And its color in everywhere show the idea to impress you through the impact of the color vision.Their styles are different,while they has the same aim of structure——to get more light.The different styles give people different feelings but the light is an important factor that we have to consider.Structure is a kind of art which always has important factors.When you catch it,the meaning that behind the art will appear.
  • Admission is free of charge. You can but not too much his Wade. Most of the rooms are empty or Spartan. Architecture of the Villa is interesting. Certainly worth a visit.
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