The Macau Tea Culture House inaugurated on June 1, 2005, is part of an imposing building with elements of southern Europe and a Chinese roof tiles, complements the Portuguese style buildings in the area magnificently, as well as the surrounding Suzhou inspiration Lou Lim Ieoc, which aims to promote the study of cultures of tea worldwide.
The building was later re-designed by renowned architect Carlos Alberto dos Santos Marreiros, based on the architecture of western style home. The new building is strong Portuguese style, but decorated with a Chinese roof tile, highlighting the character east meets west. The building itself is styled in southern Europe and corresponds with the other Portuguese architecture nearby.
Tea culture plays an important role in traditional Chinese culture.
However, Macau was the first window for the Chinese tea culture spread to the Western world.
So much so that in the 17th century, Macau was considered the most important entrepot Chinese tea exported to the west. It is said even that Macau has an indispensable relationship with tea.
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(Closed on Mondays, open on public holidays)