About Mandarin's House

The Mandarin’s House is commonly known as Casa da Cheang among the locals and stands out from the rest of the buildings because of its circular walkways and compact rooms. A perfect place for a quiet evening the residence upkeep has been maintained very well. It was built in 1869 and served as a home to Zheng Guanying, who was a writer, theoretician, and reformist in the late Qing Dynasty. The compound consists of many courtyards and has about sixty rooms. The Mandarin’s House is the largest residential complex in Macau. The building is one of the best examples of Western-Chinese amalgamation of design elements. It was added in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2005.

Must See

  • The amalgamation of western and traditional Asian architecture.
  • Century-old furniture is a must see.
  • Beautiful moon gate entrance is a must see.
  • Exhibition rooms with a historical account of Mandarin.

How to reach

Mandarin's House is situated at an approximate distance of 4 km. from the city center. In case of using public transport to reach Mandarin's House take bus no. 1, 1A, 10A, 28B and 34. You can also get there by using a Car/Taxi, it won't be more than that a 20 minutes drive from the city centre.


  • It can be difficult to locate, due to its locational setup.
  • The Mandarin’s House is usually free and uncrowded.
  • It is one of the few buildings in Macau which doesn’t have a Portuguese touch.
  • Its area spans across 4,000 square metres.

Visit Time

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours


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