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

Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 17-202 6037
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The A' Famosa Fort and landmark St Paul's Church are two of the many attractions in this district.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
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“worth the climb” (38 reviews)
“short climb” (19 reviews)
“nice view” (66 reviews)
Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 17-202 6037
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around and look around with family member. Quite interest place to visit if you will like to know the history .

Thank Terrencechen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good views out to sea. The tombstones inside give a good glimpse of life of the colonists. Not sure why the supporting structure had to be painted red when a colour similar to the brown laterite stone would have been more ideal. If you’re not...More

Thank cpr2exs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To get a different feel of the Hill, go at night, probably midnight, it's a really nice view of the city down and a spooky experience.

Thank PremAru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in the local history this is a good place to start. Go early as it get hot later in the day. Free to visit

Thank Patsy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located on a hill top (several steep steps to climb), the ruins of the church gives a nice indication how important religion was as it gives a very good view of the port and peaceful at the same time.

Thank satwantpool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oldest church in South East Asia dating from 1521 and built by the Portuguese. The Dutch later reconsecrated it calling it St. Paul's church. It later fell into ruin and now there is just the shell with some well preserved old tombstones. Great views over...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit of a climb to get to the top and it is full of stalls selling souvenirs. But otherwise, a nice history lesson and mild exercise.

Thank thekoocheykoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Paul Church is the oldest church building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Located on a hill, great views of the city can be seen at the top but its the ruins that are the attractions as the facades are technically still in tact as...More

Thank marfield49
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Was worthwhile going up the flight of steps to get to the hill. Reaching the top, had a good view of Melaka city amidst the cool breeze blowing. Saw the admirable white statue of St Paul. The exterior of the church is mostly of ruins...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A Farmosa a place with 500yrs history. Walk up the hill and breeze the fresh air while enjoying the historical building. Able to see the seaview from hilltop.

Thank Angel C
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