"St. Anne's Church" Bukit Mertajam Things to Do Tip by SLLiew
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This is a famous church where on St. Anne's day, devotees as well as tourists will gather with a candle procession. For Catholics, St. Anne is worshipped as the mother of Mary.
It was built asa small chapel on a small hill in 1846 by a French priest Adolphe Couellan. There are Chinese characters still visible as the early congregation were mainly Chinese Catholics of Bukit Mertajam.
St. Anne's Day is on Junly 26. Several days especially weekend around this day, thousands will gather for the procession and candle light mass. It can be very crowded and so be careful with young children.
Church is located just outside of Bukit Mertajam, past the hospital and bridge over railway line on the old road towards Alma, Permatang Tinggi and Kulim.
Address: Jalan Kulim, on the way to Alma and Kulim.
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