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Lou Kau Mansion

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Interesting architecture of the mansion

It is not that big as the term Mansion will indicate, but it is very interesting. Very high tall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
Wonderful history here!

While the rooms were fairly sparse, it was still interesting to see an historic mansion and be able... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Ontario, Canada
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No.7, Travessa da Se, Macau, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not that big as the term Mansion will indicate, but it is very interesting. Very high tall ceilings, which I believe were done for the heat in the summer times. Beautiful wood carvings and interesting drainage system of the inside courtyard.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

While the rooms were fairly sparse, it was still interesting to see an historic mansion and be able to walk through the various rooms and courtyard that still exist. The place is quite small (only 30 people in at a time), but it's free and...More

Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This expansive mansion, home to an important Macanese family, although relatively bare of the furniture it once would have contained , still gives a wonderful glimpse into the wealth and power of the family. A lovely building with so many rooms, courtyards etc. A must...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and authentic house in the middle of the old city. Went through all rooms on the ground floor and got the chance to visit the upper floor. Very well preserved and worth checking out if you’re visiting

Thank Chrissharb
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Lou Kau mansion is a beautiful small mansion. It is well maintained. Lou Kau was a Chinese merchant. He built this mansion in 1889. The architecture is Chinese - but the interior is Portuguese. The mansion is set on two levels. the brickwork is...More

Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Hardly a mansion, but the Lou Kau house is free to visit and well worth seeking out. The upstairs isn't open, but the rooms downstairs are quite charming and have a lot of decor detail you won't find elsewhere. Closed on Mondays.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a beautifully maintained mansion. It gives you a glimpse of the opulence lifestyle from the owners. The site is very informational. It is worth it to check it out.

Thank viajera_reston
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I like their decoration details and although it is not as big as the Mandarin's House. To me, this mansion is more beautiful.

Thank ETStyleofMacau
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Only those who see the value of this rather "small" mansion would realize why this place was included in the UNESCO Heritage. If it's just a 1 minute away from Senado Square and the Se cathedral, why not visit? Especially for those who do not...More

Thank SH C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Unless you have never seen a Chinese mansion before, this is only worth a ten minute look if you are already in the area. Rather bare and not much to see.

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