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St. Peter's Church

Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #24 of 69 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Do this as part of the historical trail, especially together with the surrounding attractions. There's a whole lot of history behind this building and it's surroundings, so do read up if you can beforehand. It was very peaceful visit, somewhat sombre at the same time. A good insight of the early lives. It was rather comical to hear some of... More

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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49 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Still people occupied in their Sundays prayers - where this church active in daily morning mass and opened to tourist. I like the building cleaning and well maintained with olden days color.

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Hurwenen, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

For Catholics, a very modest and plainly decorated church. But a peaceful place to visit and wander around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Its not the church itself is beautiful. .its the surrounding atmosphere specially at dawn when the burds start singing around the fountain near church and lights starts at a slight red dark wave

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New York City, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
59 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Unlike KL, Malacca has a rich history... this ruined church first built by the Portuguese is an example of that. The view from the top is worth it but take some time to poke around. There are burial stones of the young men (and many women!) who died here as colonials. The British colonials are also buried here and in... More

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Hobart, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A great way to spend an hour on the way into (or out of Melaka) a visit to St Peters church - yes it is a ruin but there are interesting hawkers, painters and other characters, including the occasional begger - (I am sure a RM or two would not go) unmissed around it. When we went there after climbing... More

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

A lot of stories are told about some of the people who lived and died in Malacca of that era are inscripted on slabs or plaques mounted on the wall. Some tell of a grim tale of live and death of their loved onces, you could almost cry, reading them. Built in 1753 by the Dutch, the oldest protestant church... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

St Peter's Church provides a quick history of the interaction between South-East Asia and the powerful nations of Europe over the past 600 yrs. The site is well researched and tidy which is not always the case in Malaysia

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
38 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This Church is on top of St Peter's hill. The climb is not strenuous but there are a few steps to go up. It's mostly relics of the Church and there's still some historical records of people buried there. We enjoyed being there to better understand Malacca's history, but it was not an epic Chruch if that is what you... More

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Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Sunset view from this place is awesome. A kind of perfect moment!!

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