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166, Jalan Bendahara, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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All reviews white stucco piece of history in south east asia worth the climb nice walk hill functioning malaysia dutch mass ruin fr priest statues christians jalan path
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of you are confusing St. Peter's with St. Paul's. St. Paul's is the ruin of an old Portuguese church on top of the hill. St. Peter's is a functioning Roman Catholic church built by the Dutch in another part of town. Both are well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank AlanW2011
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

It is a short climb to the church and is one of the oldest. A short visit along with views from the hill is recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Took our friends from China for a visit to the St Peter's Church. Its nice architecture is an attraction to tourists. The Church is still being used and is crowded during Christmas Rve and Sundays . A heritage of Malaccan which still provide blessings to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Apparently, this is the oldest Roman Catholic church in South East Asia. The view inside the church is splendid, but outside also one can wander around the grounds looking for some old tombstones.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is the oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia built in 1710. The grounds are quite big with the main building painted white. The interior of the church is quite plain, with nice wooden pews and a main altar. There is a water feature...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed October 23, 2018

St Peter´s Church is on top of Melaka Hill and you´ll find the ruins of the original church and some tombstones inside. The views of the old city are wonderful and definitely it´s worthy a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed September 17, 2018

worth the time taken to visit. a nostalgic attraction and a must see place to visit. traffic is a hassle as well as parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marilyne2375
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Worth a quick pop-over after you finish the Stadthuys museum. Perhaps need 15 minutes for some quick photos - if you go on a day that's not Friday/Saturday there won't be many tourists either. From here you can go down to the fort and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher V
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Interesting to read about the history of this church. For those with knee problems or the elderly, this may be a difficult treck up the little hill, accessible by stairs only as far as I know.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pangean_traveller
Reviewed August 15, 2018

we went here twice during the day, in the morning and early evening. In early evening the place was almost empty of people. and it was really nice to wander and enjoy the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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