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Mount St. Benedict Monastery

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Don't try to visit after 4pm without transportation

Beautiful peaceful retreat, high up on the hill, a great place to commune with nature. There used... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A trip back in time

The view is breathtaking and the entire site offers a lovely historic experience. Though it is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amy K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful peaceful retreat, high up on the hill, a great place to commune with nature. There used to be a trail, but not sure hikers are allowed anymore. The church is a historic gem, and the view is wonderful at all times. If you go...More

Thank trinihd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The view is breathtaking and the entire site offers a lovely historic experience. Though it is primarily an RC church, all are welcomed and can enjoy the mountain breeze and panoramic views on offer.

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went here with a friend of mine who wanted to reflect on life and I took the trip as well because I love to take photos. The environment just puts you in a peaceful place and allows you to think and have positive energy...More

Thank Jusdalep
Reviewed 4 April 2017

WOW!!!!! Trinidad truly is a beautiful country. Five minute drive away from the GATE office in Trinidad we climbed the hill by car going to St. Benedict Monastery. The view is breath taking. Calm and serenity is everywhere. People sat inside and out just relaxing,...More

Thank Meldrews1
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Peacefulness meets you as soon as you reach on top the hill. Whether you visit the church or just take in the view, you will leave refreshed.

Thank BP09
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The Church is such a peaceful place to be if you are in trinidad you must visit it ,the view is amazing beautiful, you can buy candles from gift shop have a quiet moment praying even sit on the benches looking over the balcony at...More

Thank Ale A
Reviewed 26 February 2017

good view of the country, monastry itself not hugely impressive. but if you lucky you can watch a car being blessed

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Is very welcoming and offers a spiritual peace. And from there you can see the whole city. Offer religious in católica

Thank Claudia M. D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The ambience is so awesome that sometimes people go just to take in the scenic and picturesque view. the church has a lot of history .and theres the guest house where you can have tea in the afternoon{Pax guest house}

Thank catavn
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Beauty and History in one spot. Lovely escape from the fast-paced town areas. Excellent view from the mountain top.

Thank malexander1311
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can you have a field trip to there
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
I would like to know how do I get there by public transportation and if the monastery itself has a guest house. I have been recently in one Benedict Nunnery in Guatapé, Medellín. It was a marvelous experience of one week.
11 June 2016|
Response from Aussie-wanderer52 | Reviewed this property |
The Pax Guest House is part of the Monastery complex. Its used for church retreats but anyone can stay. Its one of the quietest places in Trinidad which is nice sometimes. You can get a maxitaxi along the Eastern Main... More
Lucie L
je veux savoir si l'entrée est gratuit et ou c'est située
13 January 2016|
Response from Aussie-wanderer52 | Reviewed this property |
It's free but you can make a donation or buy something in the shop if you like. It's in the foothills of the Northern Range of Trinidad, above St Joseph./Tunapuna