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166, Jalan Bendahara, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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+60 6-282 2950
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All reviews white stucco piece of history small hill worth the climb nice walk nice view malaysia mass dutch fr fatima ruins priest statues jalan path architecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed 17 September 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.

Thank marilyne2375
Reviewed 8 September 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

Thank Christopher V
Reviewed 27 August 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.

Thank pangean_traveller
Reviewed 16 August 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.

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The place has a rich history but, being mostly a ruin nowadays, it offers little to see apart from tombstones and a view over Malacca. Worth going for the breeze after a hot day in the city !

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Went there at night after dinner around 10. Still got a few of people up there. Well lit area especially at the stairs & outside the building. Inside it was a bit dark but nice enough for photograph.

Thank halimran7
Reviewed 28 July 2018

St. Peter’s Church, which Dutch built for Portuguese, has an abstract monument, representing a story about faith and walking on the water.

Thank 175ryusukem
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A small and beautiful Church in portuguese style, built 1710. Original door said mr. Jeffery, an employee of the parish. Outside is a nice pond with sculptures telling the story of Jesus walking on the water. Message: Do not be afraid! At 7.30 morning mass...More

Thank Christina S
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