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

Stopped by for sunset mass on Saturday after shopping around Jonker Street. It's just a 5mins walk from the clock tower at Jonker street. Attended Novena at 5.30pm followed by... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained , not my thing but a clean easy to visit example right by river and central to all other heritage atractions.

Thank chuckwow
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for sunset mass on Saturday after shopping around Jonker Street. It's just a 5mins walk from the clock tower at Jonker street. Attended Novena at 5.30pm followed by mass at 6pm. The traffic after the service was crazy and it was a little bit difficult to get a cab back to the hotel.

Thank littedup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful church which I have been visiting since 2012. I attend the weekly masses. It's really give a beautiful feelings when enter the church. The structure of the building is simple yet have own stories. Need some maintenance but it has been kept clean at all time.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

This catholic church still hold regular masses and the congregation is a mix of local and visitors. The building has been restored somewhat but looks like more work (and money) is needed. Masses are conducted in English, Chinese and Tamil at different times; truly multi cultural.

Thank bisnisleisure
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

If you compare this to europe, then this is a really small church. However, if you are talking about local context, it is a decent nice church. We did our new year mass here. There are nice stained glass. Internal structure is nice. However, I will not go all out to come to this church as a tourist.

Thank Eittus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

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

Thank DrYeo
Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

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.

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

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.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

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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