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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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Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 17-202 6037
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All reviews worth the climb short climb nice view vantage point paul's hill grave stones walk up historical place dutch graveyard piece of history heritage site famosa fort interesting history malacca city must visit place red square jonker street
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The church, which is in ruins sits on top of this hill. There are lots of steps to climb. The church has no roof and leaning against the walls are large grave headstones that used to be on the original floor. Being on a hill...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the rich history, obviously several cultures have been present in Malaka and some of the buildings tell the stories of their time

Thank B9884ZEpatrickm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views are nice, there's also a breeze which was nice cause it was sooo hot! Nice to walk around, historic site, small market and music.

Thank 302talitham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice place, although I think it could be more preserved. There are some old tombstones just placed there with no much information about it.

Thank alisantos1707
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was full of awe visiting this site on a cloudy drizzly morning. The view from atop the hill was beautiful. Could imagine the days when it was a living church overlooking the sea. Felt it could be better maintained and preserved for future generations. Well...More

Thank Chan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited at night (which could be quite scary + not too safe, so would recommend staying in groups and stick to lighted areas) but it has the least amount of people and no sun! Overall was a nice walk through the historical parts of...More

Thank JoandraC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grab a drink (or you can buy with the vendor) when you climbing up the hill. *Staircase alert* DON'T WEAR HIGHHEEL !!!! Sportshoes is great enough. It's a really good place to take photos and rest while enjoying the view of Melaka

Thank Coastal50213785269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the weather was really humid , we went up the hill for the view … and it was not as expected … The building itself is really old, but I had no interests in it much. Unless you are a Christian or someone interested...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very old ruins in fairly bad conditions, full of Chinese tourists and resellers of plastic goodies. The gardens around are filthy with skinny cats awaiting some food and the grass full plastic bottles and various rubbish. Not much to be enjoyed I am afraid.

Thank ClubGGG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ruins of St. Paul’s Church are at the summit of St. Paul's Hill. Built on the site of the last Malaccan sultan’s istana (palace), it was constructed by Portuguese fidalgo (nobleman) captain, Duarte Coelho, in gratitude to the Virgin Mary for saving his life...More

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