History: St. Peter’s Church

February 12, 2012 0 By melakatour

The Church of St. Peter was erected in 1710 during the Dutch occupation of Melaka. It is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia and it was built on a piece of land donated by a Dutch gentleman, Maryber Franz Amboer. Its facade and decor has a combination of eastern and western architecture. One of its bells was cast in Goa in 1608.

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