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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw this church from the river cruise . It is a beautiful white church with stain glass . A Photostop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A catholic church built by a French priest on the site of a Portuguese church in the state of Malacca in Malaysia. Impressive, awesome structure. I recommend viewing it at night when its facade is subtly illuminated in a glow of faint blue.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A magnificient architecture and stands up beautifully with neon lights effect at night. A view of the St Francis Xavier Church from the river side is just fabulous. Picturesque and beautiful architecture heritage of Melaka.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily an early morning service was just finishing when I took the chance to enter. A peaceful place as always with some decent stained glass decor and a fresh, clean feel. Watch out where you park though if you are driving ( see pic )...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank satanbug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go and explore the church and do not make big noises to respect them. We went around in the evening.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlbertoPaloschi
Reviewed 3 December 2018

One of my favorite places during my Mayasia trip has to be Melaka, an old Dutch Port that houses the original resting place of St Francis Xavier. This church was being renovated and closed when I went. So just took some pictures from outside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

The church is being renovated, lots of painting going on to restore it to a massive white church! From the outside it is a near building. Would have liked to see the inside though! As you can see from the photo - it is half...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This Neo Gothic Catholic Church with twin-spire was built in honour of St Francis Xavier. We stopped for a quick look and took some photographs of the front. Regular masses are held here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed 6 October 2018

It's our family pit stop whenever we drove to Melaka. Love the design of the church. Remember to say a little prayer and make an offering.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank popeye1423
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This historic church is opposite bastion Victoria, across from Malacca River. We just saw it from the outside. It's a pretty building.

Date of experience: August 2018
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