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Address: 12 Jalan Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Beautiful Church

Beautiful architecture. Nice church, easy to access. Great as you visit Melaka, walkable from town centre or use a taxi or rickshaw.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful architecture. Nice church, easy to access. Great as you visit Melaka, walkable from town centre or use a taxi or rickshaw.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Less well known than Christ Church but only a hundred yards away is the completely different architecture of St Francis Xavier. Inside though, there is far more to see. We were given a brief history of the church from one of the workers (not a guide) who chatted to us as we looked around.

Thank PeterLanky
Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to visit the church during a mass in Chinese. Hearing the congregation singing, "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" in Chinese was most enjoyable.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we patiently walk and look for the signs of the Dutch Square under the heat of the sun, we stumbled on this beautiful, prominent yet not so huge structure located right along the road.It is right across the red wall which states Melaka World Heritage City. We were so happy then, we took a photo of the church, then... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

They may be small but the Christians have left their mark on Melaka with the old colonial buildings across the region. It is interesting to see that after all this time these places are still standing. I wouldn't say this is a tourist spot but something of interest the contrasts the population that actually live here. This is a sleepy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

In Melaka you can find mosques, temples and churches...all right by each other. This Catholic Church was built in 1856, actually built on the site of an old Portuguese Church. The building is in really good repair and the windows are beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

A must go church for Catholics for its historical significance of the missionaries who came and for those not worshipping - an old church with amazing architecture

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I am glad to have been to the church as I had to get on a trishaw to get myself there, it was worth going there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I walk along from the Dutch square to the river n up to this church. Ended on the wall of Malacca as an UNESCO city. The church looks so bold but beautiful. The white brown structure will capture your heart. I don't go inside but enjoying taking picture along. Around it, you will find ancient scatter structure.

Thank Lita K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

It is one of those old church, small and intimate. I have been to many churches and this is the first one i saw with a St Michael Statue. I went to mass early in the morning at 7.30am and I like this timing as I could go back to the hotel for the breakfast.

Thank DaphnePhay

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