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The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St Paul's Church are two of the many attractions in this district.
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Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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All reviews worth the climb short climb nice view vantage point paul's hill grave stones walk up dutch graveyard historical place heritage site famosa fort melaka town nice place must visit place red square jonker street tombstones
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For people who enjoy arts and nature, this is the place u should go. The old building just so amazing and give u calm feeling. A lot of handicraft and paintings u can find around here. Such a nice place to take photo especially during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MissNTheTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We almost did not visit this historic site as one of the people in our tour group fell ill but luckily it was only dehydration which was treated timeously. The ruins was very significant to us South Africans as our history with the Dutch was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fatima I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A historic place to visit. We took a lot of pictures here and had a lot of action takes. The ruin and surroundings are pretty memorable sights. Need to climb up a little hill to reach the place. Good place to see Malacca at a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Peggy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful ruins of an old Portuguese church, with a million dollar view and lots of other attractions nearby.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank stevk22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a steep walk out of town up the hill is the ruins of St Paul's church. The church is the oldest church in south east Asia and is historically important area in the Melaka straits. Worth the effort..

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank crakyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to have good fitness to make your way up the hill to see the remains of the church. The weather in Malacca can be ruthless, and along the way, you'll be tempted to pay any amount for that bottle of plain water. But...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 253SA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my 2 children aged 6 and 8 to this place. It was manageable climb up. We thought it was a church but it turned out to be ruins of the church. It was pretty interesting for my children who have not been to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank _zenghuijun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After walking up the stairs, the view over the ocean is very refreshing on a hot day. The shade of the tree provides a welcome relief from the sun. The facade of the church is all that is left and there’s not a lot to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kempli24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a walk up the stairs behind A Formosa fort, after about 10minutes you will reach the top of the hill and see the church. Very good view from the top of the hill, and very good photo opportunities of the Church exterior against the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank OnAJoliday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having explored the lower part of the town we climbed the hill to see the ruined church. It was very busy, young tourists taking selfies the whole time. The view was probably more interesting than the ruins.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rosemary03
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