Macau Sights

Santa Casa da Misericordia (The Holy House of Mercy)

  • 2 Travessa da Misericordia Map It
  • Downtown
  • Building/Architectural Site

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

2 Travessa da Misericordia, Macau, n/a Macau, Macau

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Phone:

853-2857–3938

Sight Details:

  • MOP$5
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–1 and 2:30–5:30

Published 02/08/2016

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