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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
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

It’s a must to go when you are in Melaka. Historical structure that went through several use over time. The laterite stone it is made of is just awesome. It’s rusty color and tactile texture is amazing. Despite it being a ruin one can still...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Atmospheric ruins with great views across Melaka. Several hawkers plying their trade, but interesting to talk to and not pushy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank H4948UVlisap
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is the ruins of the oldest church in Southeast Asia. It has a long and colorful history. You can get a view of Malacca Strait from here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 175ryusukem
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We had a very poor guide who couldn't explain much of the history so the visit was somewhat tainted. Long climb up on a hot day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marulan
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Tiring climb but worth the time, always remember the first climb in the 60's during schooling days. But at this age 60 years old still wanting to get to the top. Hopefully will come back again. The view is true statisfying.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Said261958
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

It's well worth the climb to visit St Pauls. I went during the middle of the day, which I wouldn't recommend because it was quite hot with little shade. This area is steeped in history from the Dutch settlement and worth exploring.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Azlan M
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The history of St. Paul Hill reflects the colonial past of Malaysia and the drama that occurred between the groups of Europeans who came to control the land, vault and all. This church's significance as the oldest church built in South East Asia is noted....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 5thOneFromtheLeft
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Interesting to walk around, not that information about it which is a shame. But an interesting visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Worth going to visit especially if you want to understand different cultures and history... Kids will enjoy... be prepared to walk a lot

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My first visit was 4 years ago. It's a short hike up the stairs to reach the hill top. I was hoping to see the old busker, stringing his guitar singing in his beautiful voice. Alas he was no where to be found. Instead, there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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