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St. Paul's Hill (Bukit St. Paul)

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Address: Jalan Kota, Melaka, Malaysia
Description: The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St.Paul's Church are two of the many...
The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St.Paul's Church are two of the many attractions in this district.
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Damaged church on top of a small hill

What left is the wall of the church. No more roof and other deco. However it carries the history about malacca during its prosperous period back in 1950-60s'. There are several... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

What left is the wall of the church. No more roof and other deco. However it carries the history about malacca during its prosperous period back in 1950-60s'. There are several ways to go to the top of the hill and into the church. The famous one is through the staircase behind the A' famosa fort. Old people might find... More 

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Manama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This is a long sweaty climb for a very average view. The church is just a ruin so there really isn't much to see when you get there.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

There is not much attractions I would recommend in Melaka except to enjoy the food. But if I need to suggest one attraction, this would be it. Climb up the stairs to see the city from a bird's eye view. Then explore the rich history this place has to offer. Nice scenery, old architecture, and old artifacts to photograph. Lastly,... More 

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Worth the short climb to St Paul Church, from here you can get some great views across this historic place. Plenty of small stalls selling water on you assent!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bukit St Paul is a great place to climb and get your bearings. From there one can see all over Melaka. It is also a very interesting place to see and read about some of the history of Melaka.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

After you climbed the stairs to the hill you'll pass a artist and the Dutch cemetery. There is a 360 degrees view over the city and the street of Melaka. Inside the old buildings you'll find tomb stones of over 300 years old. There is also a cage where people were held in early days. On top of this cage... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Parking was a problem so a long walk up the hill. Not good if impaired but worth the trek if you are fit enough. Quite a deal of history here and a great vantage point for photos.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Pay to see this attraction if you like,however,there is really nothing much to say about this derelict building

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Toowoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The veiws of the malacca straights where absolutely breathtaking. Seeing the cargo ships in the straights through clear sky's over the roof tops was amazing. The church with old gravestones lining the walls takes you back to a time long past.

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Pontianak, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

A place to remains about history of the city. There were three different country attacking this city at the earlier; Portugese, Dutch and British. And this hill was their bastions.

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