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St. Francis Xavier Church

12 Jalan Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-282 4770
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12 Jalan Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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+60 6-282 4770
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"stained glass windows"
in 3 reviews
"bom jesus"
in 2 reviews
"blue trim"
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"resting place of st"
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"little india"
in 2 reviews
"buried here"
in 2 reviews
"dutch square"
in 9 reviews
"old world charm"
in 2 reviews
"nice building"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"world heritage"
in 2 reviews
"melaka river"
in 6 reviews
"interesting history"
in 2 reviews
"clock tower"
in 4 reviews
"walking distance"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 2 reviews
"jonker street"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I attended a service with my Catholic friend and found out from their facebook page that the main cathedral is undergoing renovations. So the mass was conducted in a hall and I must say the attendance was fairly good on a typical Sunday early service....More

Thank 842emilyh
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a church with a simple interior and lovely old stained glass. The contrast with the dark wood highlights is very attractive and worth a glimpse.

Thank kathyk0l
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

old church in the city with lots of history. walking distance to jonker street. as a catholic i'm blessed to be able to visit this with my church mates. this is the church built in honour of St Francis Xavier. no aircon in the church,...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

It's a historic Catholic church in Melaka. For pigeon lovers, they could visit feral pigeons which stay at the water fountain opposite to the Church. A lot of local people buy seeds to feed the pigeons everyday. If you are interested in feeding these pigeons,...More

Thank Karmaexplorer
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

An interesting church with beautiful windows. Interesting story of Xavier and his importance for Asia.

Thank Ulf H
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

St. Francis Xavier Church stands as a historic Church built in 1856, named after the Saint who faithfully served Malacca and the rest of Asia. The stained glass windows were a beautiful sight and one I would not forget. I was also pleasantly surprised to...More

1  Thank Ashley L
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The church is old but lovely with nice stained glass,with exterior like Notre dame,isnt the most fancy church inside but still nice.

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Saw this from the river but didn't go in because I was on a boat, looks like a poor copy of Notre Dam.

Thank Billy W
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I visited here as part of my school's cultural program and i have to say, I loved every part of it! Admission should be free though there are steep steps so be careful!

Thank extensiveparadise
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

As the body of reverend father St. Francis Xavier, at present is in Goa, India, an instant connection is built.

Thank Ankurs99
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