St. Francis Xavier Church, Melaka

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See the twin spires of St. Francis Xavier Church, a Neo-Gothic church built in honor of a prominent 16th-century missionary. Try to spot the building's slight lean to the left and enter the airy interior to admire the stained glass windows. Step into the churchyard to discover a statue of St. Francis Xavier and his Japanese disciple Yajiro. For St. Francis Xavier Church and beyond, use our Melaka day trip tool to get the most from your Melaka vacation.
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  • September 27, 2017
    St. Francis Xavier Church was established in 1845 during the British era. The Gothic architecture is quite attractive and it appears to be well maintained.  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    Gereja St. Fransiskus Xaverius ini terletak di tepi jalan Banda Kaba yang selalu sibuk, dimana akses menuju Kota Tua Malaka pasti melewati tempat ini. Kami tiba disini ketika sedang tidak ada ibadah. ...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    This church was built in 1849, on the site of the Dominican Churches Convent of Our Lady of the Rosary in 1553. The present Neo Gothic church was designed by Father Peter Favre in 1849. It is aestheti...  more »
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  • June 9, 2017
    Historical building sit on the view. Make the your eye sight flow through with time, the history when you sitting at the river bank enjoying the view
  • March 16, 2017
    Nice church. It was closed when we were there, so we only see the outside of the church. I hope to come back and have the opportunity to see the inside.
  • March 5, 2017
    A nice place to visit .... Free to check out this old building that was built more then a few hundreds years ago.
  • May 13, 2017
    Beautiful church. One of the old architecture in Malacca.
  • November 25, 2015
    One of the oldest catholic churches in town. This place is named after their patron saint St Francis Xavier. The church has 2 towers, both apparently holds 2 large brass bells, which cannot be seen from the outside. When you enter the church, you can see some adornment of stained glass. And if you notice properly the church grounds is shaped into a cross. There is a catholic gift store just in front of the church. It's a good place to visit.

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