St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul), Melaka

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Head up St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul) for an area showcasing the city's colonial heritage. Climb the stairs and feel the air cooling: you'll see why the spot was such a popular place of development for the European colonial powers beginning in the early 16th century. Admire fine examples of colonial Portuguese and Dutch architecture, including the main church that passed between hands over the centuries and today stands as an attractive and evocative ruin. Enjoy the panoramic view of the city below and the coast stretched out beyond. Plan your visit to St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Melaka family vacation planner.
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  • It is worth to climb the hill and reach impressive church ruins. Nice photo oportunity and great vews of of the town.  more »
  • Tombstones exposed in Dutch and Portuguese, make feel the weight of colonial history in South East Asia. The whole is not spectacular but bearer of historical emotion.
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  • As this was our ninth time to Asia we are totally temped & churched out. In order for me to be interested in another religious building, all be it a shell of its former glory there has to be something...  more »
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  • A short easy walk up to a historic site. The partially restored derelict church is well worth visiting. The site appears to be well maintained, surprisingly lacking hawkers. The hill location offers a view of the old town and photo opportunities.
  • Gets crowded on weekend but the view from the top was nice and the cooling sea breeze do offer you a bit of comfort from the malacca heat.
  • Wow, an amazing old church atop the hill, historic and well cared for. An easy walk to get to, wonderful views, and the park it resides in was lovely. Very interesting, and you'll get lots of good photos.
  • It is located on the top of the hill. You can see Malacca from above here.
  • The place at the hill with beautiful ancient and scenery