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Santa Casa da Misericordia

Santa Casa da Misericordia Review

Founded in 1569 by Dom Belchior Carneiro, Macau's first bishop, the Holy House of Mercy is the China coast's oldest Christian charity, and it continues to take care of the poor with soup kitchens and health clinics, as well as providing housing for the elderly. The exterior, with its imposing white facade, is neoclassical, but the interior is done in a contrasting opulent, modern style. A reception room on the second floor contains paintings of benefactress Marta Merop.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Travessa da Misericordia, Downtown, Macau
  • Phone: 853/2857–3938
  • Cost: MOP$5
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 10–1 and 2:30–5:30
  • Location: Downtown Macau
Updated: 01-20-2013

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