This is a beautiful church built on the waterfront in 1266. We put it on a walk near Triana and were pleasantly surprised. Each item costs 2 Euros and we are happy to pay for the repair. The information leaflet is only available in Spanish but contains a lot of information.
This church was built in 1888 by the French Catholic missionary FATHER F.P SORIN and named after the mother of the Virgin Mary, Saint Ana. It is the largest Catholic church in Malaysia and the second largest in Asia. Since a St. Anna’s Day celebration is held here in late July every year, nearly 10,000 Catholics from all over the world gather at the foot of the mountain, so a new Catholic church that can accommodate more than 3,000 prayers has been built on the left side of the old church. We Come here especially.
Across the river in the Triana district, the 13th century church Santa Ana provides another method of predicting whether you’ll soon be walking down the aisle. An ancient tomb built into the wall is said to be the final resting place of a shoemaker, some say from Africa. For reasons that have been lost in the dim mists of antiquity, it is said that if you kick this tomb, you’ll be married within the year. The church fathers got tired of all the damage, so they erected a little iron railing around it – but positioned it just close enough that if you really stretch, your foot can connect solidly with the side of the tomb. Plaza Santa Ana.
Located in the lovely neighbourhood of Triana, this 13th-century church is well worth the walk across the bridge.