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Address: Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60 17 202 6037
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The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St Paul's Church are two of the many...

The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St Paul's Church are two of the many attractions in this district.

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Church on the Hill

A little bit of a climb up to St Paul's Church but worth it. You have commanding views of the town below and out to the Straits of Malacca. This church was originally built in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would recommend the walk up as part of your Malacca experience and to enjoy the breeze and views, but we did not stay long as the street vendors (except for the lovely man with the cats) were quite pushy and there were lots of people in the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little bit of a climb up to St Paul's Church but worth it. You have commanding views of the town below and out to the Straits of Malacca. This church was originally built in 1521, so it is OLD. It has been a church, and used as a fort and the British even used it to store gun powder.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The city of Melaka falls under the unesco world heritage city and rightly so. Has all the right ingredients to make a day trip filled with history and a flavour of the colonial and local culture. Don't forget to take your camera, sun tan lotion, a hat and sun glasses to protect from the sun. Enjoy a cone ice cream... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed being there as the site is historical and one of the greatest places to be at Malacca

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins of the church are both beautiful and historically relevant, and the view is great. It's a nice hike to the top of the hill as well. The ancient tombstones in particular are extraordinary and worth the trip by themselves.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the walk up 100 or so steps for the views, the fact that its been there for several hundred years, and the cooling breeze. Hawkers sell cooling drinks on the way up and down, and you can walk down to the old fort A'Famosa.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to climb up the hill and it’s usually very hot in Malacca, but I think it’s worth it. The ruins are interesting, but the view is also very good (the water of the Malacca straits, the land-reclaiming works, the town in front of you).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide explained the story of Saint Paul with good elaboration. Explained how he lost his hand and the same time losing the hand on his statue. Would visit again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to climb before you see St. Paul greets you. Bring water if you needed it. The scenery is beautiful n greeny from up hills. The statue is the landmark. Go inside, you will find crafted stone of cemetery. If you love history, you will love this place. You will read that they buried around 1600.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only less than 15mins walk from the famous jonker street, this church is on top of a hill, don't worry there are stairs. Better go here early morning because its getting crowded around 9am and so. Very very beautiful. The view was marvelous also.

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