St. Peter's Church, Melaka

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#7 of 16 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 your visit to St. Peter's Church and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Melaka travel planner .
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  • It was a sunny and beautiful day in Melaka and my fiancé and I wanted to do some sightseeing so we could say that we saw Melaka instead of only the massage parlours. It was a nice walk up to St. Peter...  more »
  • Get ready to climb up the stairs to reach the church. You will see the history of the place from the remains of this heritage site. Great view of the city from here too.  more »
  • Paul Church, built on the Hill in St. Xavier statue of marble had done missionary work in front of the Church. To built a church on the Hill's vantage point, but guide and preventing aggression also comes the enemy from the Hill to make sure it was sent from heard.
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  • A simple and humble church by structure and design.Attended mass and organized CST programmes here during my student days.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Attended the Celebration of Mass on 29th April 2015, beautiful Church, love the stained glass!!❤️
  • Beautiful church.

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