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St. Peter's Church

Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #22 of 68 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Not to be confused with the Ruins of St. Paul's Church located atop St. Paul's Hill,  St. Peter's Church is in the historic city of Melaka, which was... more »
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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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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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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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59 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 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
94 helpful votes 94 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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Australia
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Another place of worship but worth a visit so please respect the people inside but enjoy the view a very peaceful place to relax

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