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St. Francis Xavier Church

12, Jalan Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
62824770
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Ranked #18 of 68 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Religious Sites, Monuments/ Statues
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Rickmansworth
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Lovely architecture on outside and this church has beautiful stained glass inside. Worth a trip. Entrance for is round the side as we thought it was closed then found door almost by mistake!

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Its an old church. There was some wedding happening when we went. Can visit for some church shots and also for an old time experiences.

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Manila, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Saint Francis Xavier Church has significance to me because in my hometown in Anao-aon, Surigao del Norte, Philippines, our patron saint is St. Francis Xavier. In fact, the new town name is San Francisco in honor of the patron saint, San Francisco Javier (the Spanish translation of his name). When I read some marking there, it mentioned that St.... More

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

great views, historical significance, old gravestones. Huge hill to walk up though so not good for elderly or less mobile people. Not sure if there is another way to get up to here but well worth the walk if you can make it.

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Crissier, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Beautiful Mid-Gothic Church. It is one of many that serves the Roman Catholic community in Melaka among other churches of other denominations. Beautifully structured from the outside and beautifully adorned on the inside. I made a special prayer here when I visited it and even before my return, my prayer had been fulfilled. We are now happier than we've ever... More

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The pillars. The columns. ...... This church host the largest number of people on Good Friday and many travelers have sing praises

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It was Merdeka Day, English mass started a bit late due to the parade but was serenaded by the visiting Filipina Choir from St John's Cathedral, KL. Singing was beautiful

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malacca city
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The place of worship by catholics and also non christians. Very old church and very beautiful.It is situated in the city center.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Almost in ruins, lots of tourists around this place. u can buy some souvenirs here, but be aware, u need to bargain. some good drawings as well.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

lovely location, nice quaint church and full of life with the small shops around. A must do if in Melaka

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