St. Peter's Church, Melaka

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#6 of 15 in Historic Sites in Melaka
Visit St. Peter's Church to discover the oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia, completed more than 300 years ago. Constructed by the early Portuguese colonists in the first decade of the 18th century, the simple yet elegant structure features a combination of Eastern and Western architectural styles. One of the building's bells dates back to 1608 and was brought here from an older Dutch church. Stop by to admire the largely unadorned interior, or stand in front and take a few photos of this historically significant shrine. Plan to see St. Peter's Church and other attractions that appeal to you using our Melaka trip generator.
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  • August 14, 2017
    St. Peters Church, though small is well worth the climb up from the A Fomosa Fort onto St. Paul's Hill to see. It is a very short walk on a path, only a few minutes at most. There are plenty of water/...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Hill view from the top and some climb up the stairs makes this interesting. But it's a very small hill, parts of the church are destroyed and it's almost about a room's size. Nothing special.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Nice walk over the hill. St. Peter's Church is situated on top of the hill. Good to see historic church and offers nice view of Melaka city.  more »
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  • July 12, 2016
    A simple and humble church by structure and design.Attended mass and organized CST programmes here during my student days.
  • November 25, 2015
    The oldest catholic church in Melaka. The oldest church would be Christ Church. The church building itself looks moderate and modest. Not too many intricate sculptures or stained glass. Parking can be done within the church grounds.
  • April 4, 2015
    At St. Peter's Church, barring a solemn atmosphere and with faith to the holy night, I watched a reflection of the past. https://youtu.be/JfIFIGnK9xM
  • April 30, 2015
    Attended the Celebration of Mass on 29th April 2015, beautiful Church, love the stained glass!!❤️
  • December 23, 2016
    Beautiful church.

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