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Address: Jalan Bendahara, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6-283 6538
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Church on a Hill Top

This is located on top of St Paul's Hill. A little climb up of the slope is to be expected. This looks to me as a church dated few hundred years ago since the Colonial Age of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is located on top of St Paul's Hill. A little climb up of the slope is to be expected. This looks to me as a church dated few hundred years ago since the Colonial Age of the Portuguese or Dutch.

Thank Knight298570
Skudai, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's on the hilltop next to afamosa, just in walking distance. few traders were selling paintings at the place. you can have nice tophill view of the city.

Thank Franky1835
Kuala Langat District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Worth the walk up stairs. The church has been well kept. The wind is breezing to keep you cooling. Still keep the old design.

Thank KLTraveller444
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Very beautiful place surrounded by historical monuments. Very well maintained historical site and the view from top of the hill very beautiful. Do visit inside the monument as you can view the building structure and some old artifact.

Thank Ragu88
Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The St Paul's Church is the church ruins that sit on the top of the St Paul's Hill. One gets confuse getting to this place as one has to pass a few museums which is in the A Famosa fortress. Much of the fortress has been demolished but as you move on from it, you will see a white flight... More 

Thank NyonyaLady
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is the oldest functioning Catholic Church in Malaysia. Built in 1710, it depicts Eastern and Western architecture. The bell in the church was manufactured in Goa in 1608 and salvaged from an earlier church burned by the Dutch during their occupation. There are old historical tombstones in the church compound. Worth a visit if in the area.

Thank nellielim
Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Amazing ancient architecture. This beautiful 305 year old Church was built in 1710 & still stands majestically & functions This, I believe this may well be the first Church is Malaysia. Many foreigners & locals from all over the country take time to visit this Church & also the ruins of St. Paul's Church on top of the hill, near... More 

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Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

St Peter's Church is the gratifying result of a laborious climb of St Paul's hill. Alright, it wasn't that bad a climb, but we went on a sunny day in June so we were drenched with sweat when we got to the top. There were a bunch of gravestones that were chilling to read, souvenir peddlers and a beautiful view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The Church is located in Jalan Bendahara northeast of St.Paul's hill,and not to be mistaken with the ruins of St.Paul church on the top of the hill, near the Dutch Square . Many photos in this review , are the ruins of St.Paul's Church. The St.Peter is built in 1710 , said that this was the only Catholic Church in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This church is famous for its Good Friday candlelight procession when it has held many decades already. All walks of life ( including non believers ) will turn up in force to participate and to pray for their own intentions ( including those from afar such as Singapore and Europe ). Nevertheless, this church is also frequented by those who... More 

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