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Address: 75100 Melaka, Malaysia Jalan Bendahara, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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US$100.00*
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Day Trip to Historical Malacca from Kuala Lumpur with River Cruise and Lunch
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Historical Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

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Nice church with very friendly pastor

Traditional and well-maintained Catholic church. Also has statues of Mother Mary and Lady of Fatima. Was lucky to be able to meet the parish priest of the church who's a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional and well-maintained Catholic church. Also has statues of Mother Mary and Lady of Fatima. Was lucky to be able to meet the parish priest of the church who's a very friendly, welcoming and nice person. He blessed my children's crucifixes and our rosaries. A very kind and warm pastor. Will come again if I come by Malacca.

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Kotte, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is part of Melaka's heritage and is really beautiful. The masses are amazing from a very faithful and spiritual priest. The congregation here is really nice and welcoming as well. I have included a picture here of the real church, the old looking church in the profile is incorrect and is of St. Paul's Church.

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Thank sw9285
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The church has stood the ravages of time and still stands firm. It offers the best view of the city of Melaka and the straits. There is a statue of Saint Francis Xavier and also an empty grave which housed his body temporarily on his death before it was moved to Goa, India Many steps to climb to get to... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is must in Melaka. Great history and views of the straits of Melaka. Central location and museums all around this area. It is really the heart of the old port city.

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you're a photographer or you like taking pictures, the this is the right place! Will have to go up the stairs to reach the church.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

St Peters Church is a 5 minute walk from Red Square. An intersting ruin on a hill overlooking the town.

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Thank John B
kuala lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This place is good to visit, you can see and read the story of the place. Very historic place and nice.

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Bunbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

theres not an awful lot to do in Melaka and a half day tour shows you all the historical bits and for me this and the museum are the highlights. take water with you for the climb, its usually hot and humid

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Climbing up there for about 20min ? It was tiring for me. But after that, what u will see, it's worth

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Being the oldest functioning Catholic Church in the country is a wonderful accolade, but this is the only fact that has gained notoriety and tourism over the years. Just like other sites in Melaka, the church has history of Portuguese and Dutch occupation from the beginnings, but now seems more of a memory than the future. During our brief visit... More 

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