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Mount St. Benedict Monastery

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Well worth the visit if you are in Tunapuna

A beautiful old Church that is built high up in the mountain, in the clouds, which defies logic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
asarangi
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Worth the visit

The gentleman that is the manager of the guest house gave us a excellent tour of the grounds and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
parrottdize
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Dyer, Indiana
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This peaceful community of monks, one of the oldest in the Caribbean, has a guesthouse for visitors.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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"northern range"
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"wonderful place to visit"
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"peaceful retreat"
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"east west"
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"vantage point"
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"spiritual experience"
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"sense of peace"
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"excellent view"
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"sandwiches"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful old Church that is built high up in the mountain, in the clouds, which defies logic. The roads are steep and winding. As you marvel at this well maintained building you wonder how it was possible to build it it. Hundred years ago...More

Thank asarangi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gentleman that is the manager of the guest house gave us a excellent tour of the grounds and history of the monastery. Plus he served refreshments in the dinning-room of the guesthouse. The views from the top are good and even better if you...More

Thank parrottdize
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

The view off the balcony area is amazing. On a nice sunny day you can see the ends of the horizon very clearly. The monastery is a true place of tranquility and gives you the feeling of being surrounded by divinity.

Thank Ricardo S
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A place you should try to visit. A few narrow roads to drive through but once you pass that the view is great. This location has a lot of history to it and if you take the time to research it you will enjoy it...More

Thank Reeard
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I try to exercise up there 2 a month fresh air very quiet surrounding nice for an early morning hike ,run or walk

Thank Crystal W
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The view from the Mount is beautiful. You see the central plains and facing south and the beautiful mountains trails facing north. For a Spiritual journey and to catch a moment of peace you must visit this historic landmark in St. Augustine. It has become...More

Thank Meera R
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The views, the lush greenery on the Northern Range, the Cathedral for the much need spiritual recharge truly makes this place special.

Thank beach_loverz369
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This place is breathtaking very early in the morning. The cool breeze. Earlly morning visit the church. A most. You leave with a renewed spirit.

Thank KrisTrinidad
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So Peaceful... i have been here many times just for a peace of mind and to clear my thoughts. Anybody who have been to there would leave with a different mind set..

Thank Laure'en W
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Getting up to St. Benedict and back down is a little scary if you're afraid of heights, but once at the top the view is gorgeous

Thank antoinettetc
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miechellemohmmed
3 March 2017|
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Response from casey7125 | Reviewed this property |
not that I have heard of you can certainly go as a group or by taxi
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isabelzamora7
11 June 2016|
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Response from catavn | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get there by public transport. you travel to ST augustine at the bottom of St John Rd and ther you get the mini van that will take you to the monastery for a minimal fee.
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