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St. Peter's Church, Melaka

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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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  • St Peters Church is a 5 minute walk from Red Square. An intersting ruin on a hill overlooking the town.  more »
  •  And go up the Hill lies south of the Netherlands square, will arrive on the Hill of St. Paul.  Standing at the top of the Hill is the ruins of St. Paul Church.  This building was built by Portugal in 1521, but now almost left only the walls. It seems to place Xavier Francis Xavier died in this area in one corner on the ground of the church ruins, surrounded by chain-link there, dead bodies lay for nine months. In the premises, Xavier statue of pure white.
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  • Inevitable in the historical journey, is a short visit. Are preserved some tombstones very interesting, not both the ruins of the Church of which is retains little. Located on a hill with good views of the city. It can be very hot!
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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.
  • Attended the Celebration of Mass on 29th April 2015, beautiful Church, love the stained glass!!❤️
  • I have not been here for more than 10 years. A lot of changes to the area around it
  • 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