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Church of Saints Peter and Paul

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Address: 225A Queen Street, Singapore 188551, Singapore
Phone Number: 6337 2585
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Pretty, but in need of repair

An interesting and pretty church on Queen's street. It was built in 1870. I visited it last month and renovation work was due to start soon. The church needs a lot of work. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Unfortunately it is under renovation so if you want to see it in its beautiful state, come back another year. However, if you want to attend mass, it is in the open space (formerly the car park). Morning and evening weekday masses are held in the chapel on the 3rd floor.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This church seems to be undergoing some fairly major renovations work at present. As such it isn't possible to go inside. Sunday church services continue to be held, however, just outside the entrance to the church.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It is located right behind the Art Museum. And it is located within a block of Jewish, Hindu, and Buddhist religious centers, which is kind of neat. But there is nothing special about the church itself; St. Joseph, which is on the opposite end of the block, is much prettier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

i went to this church with a friend, exactly on the sunday feast of saints peter and paul, 29th june 2014. it was announced that the church will be renovated, and mass will be done in the adjoining building. i never knew that there are a lot of catholic churches in singapore. it was a memorable mass, visit and day... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

this is a nice small church behind the Singapore art museum. I am catholic and it was just sad to see that the church was not maintained and is in dire need of a facelift.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

An interesting and pretty church on Queen's street. It was built in 1870. I visited it last month and renovation work was due to start soon. The church needs a lot of work. The ceiling is peeling and a lot else is in a sad state. The Church has statues of Saint Peter and of Saint Paul atop the entrance... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

A run down church with a few stained glass windows, and couple of statues and not a lot else. Paint is peeling from just about everywhere, some of the doors are boarded up, which was to stop them falling down. Lots of signs about donations for renovations and this church certainly needs it. If you are just looking at things,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

St. P & P was once a beautiful church. Currently the paint on the ceiling is peeling away and the lack of air-conditioning during 95degree/95 percent humidity sure allows one to focus on breathing and controlling heat problems. The mass is very well attended by locals and the sermon was very lively and nailed the day's readings. If you have... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

One of the 19th Century Churches in Singapore in the civic district, around the former CHIJ (Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus) and SJI (St Joseph's Institution) a girls and boys school set up by the pioneering Church in Singapore. Emperor Napoleon III reported supplied funds to build the walls around the Church. One highlight is the air-con Adoration Room... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

My father and I heard mass at this church on June 24, 2012 which is the feast of St. John Baptist. The priest who presided over the celebration really gave a meaningful homily. The church will undergo renovation late this year if i'm not mistaken. The Church is just a 2 min walk from the Bayview Hotel at Bencoolen St.

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