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Mandarin's House

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Address: No. 10,Travessa de Antonio da Silva, Macau, China
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One of the best World Heritage attractions to visit during CNY

Mandarin House is one of the World Heritage attractions in the Historic Centre of Macau that is worth targeting during the Chinese New Year holiday period. During the holiday... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 February 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Mandarin House is one of the World Heritage attractions in the Historic Centre of Macau that is worth targeting during the Chinese New Year holiday period. During the holiday period, this attraction is given a festive makeover. In addition to the unique architecture of the Mandarin's House, visitors are treated to many CNY flowers, plants, lanterns and other festive decor,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

The house is well kept and located very close to other historical sites of Macau. You can walk through the rooms and experience how it was to live there in the past.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Mandarin house is near to A-ma temple and in Historic entre of Macau and easier to walk from there... House belongs to one of historic poet of Macau.. good to see interious of house with sprawling backyard and natural lightening in the house !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Hidden Gem. No large tour groups. Great photo opportunities. Beautifully restored. Wished there were more soft furnishings to bring the painstaking restoration to life. Set aside at least 30mins. 1 hr to explore and absorb the beauty of it. Love the mother of pearl window screens-melodic chimes with the wind blowing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The architecture of this house is definitively a must to see in Macau. There are explanatory board with all the information about the history of the house and the transformation with pictures before and after the renovation. Make sure you arrive on time as the security will not allow you to enter after last visit time. We were 5 minutes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

It's a house built by a rich family in the 19th century, with typical interior and lots of nice things inside. Sit on their chairs and imagine yourself a Mandarin while being there ;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Came across this house as part of the UNESCO world heritage walk and honestly was a great surprise. The house is massive showcasing traditional Chinese architecture and lets you see a wide variety of traditional Chinese lifestyle. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

I must admit that it was on the list as attractions but I new nothing of it. What a pleasant surprise, very nice historical site from the early 1900's .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

It's located along the Southwest side of the Heritage Trail. Nice place to visit to see the history of a grand house of old Macau by the wealthy Zheng family. Interesting mix of Chinese and Portuguese design. Still being restored as of December 2015. Worth 30-45 minute visit along the Heritage walk to learn about history and culture of old... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I've always been curious about what old Portuguese Macau would have been like. This colonial gem allows you to step back in time and enjoy the architecture and design of the colonial period. From here, enjoy the picturesque walk to Dom Pedro V Theatre and Largo de St Agostino.

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