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St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery

4784 N Saint Josephs Way, Florence, AZ 85132-9399
+1 520-868-3188
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There is no charge to enter ,The grounds are beautiful, but lots of walking. Also there is a dress... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary C
Queen Creek, Arizona
Exquisite Greek Monastery in central Az

This is a true gem in the middle of Pinal County that provides a wonderful spiritual and visual... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
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4784 N Saint Josephs Way, Florence, AZ 85132-9399
+1 520-868-3188
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no charge to enter ,The grounds are beautiful, but lots of walking. Also there is a dress code, so you can get a little warm with scarf on head and long leg coverings and sleeves, so best to go in the cooler weather....More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This is a true gem in the middle of Pinal County that provides a wonderful spiritual and visual experience. The architectural magnificence is a surprise in this setting. Walk the grounds go in the churches and stop by the store run by the monks. Ladies...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Amidst an orchard of 6,200 trees lies this Greek Monastery in the desert southeast of Phoenix Such a haven of utter peace and tranquility We found this treasure of a paradise by accident while checking the satellite map for road trip in the area We...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Our Greek relatives back East told us about this place. We were totally amazed by the size and attention to detail. We learned that 6 Greek Monks arrived from Greece in 1995 and all this was completed since then. Six beautiful chapels, inside and out,...More

Thank FanzofTA
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The part of the monastery you can tour is five chapels, each having a special beauty with marble floors, intricate ceilings, wood carvings and detailed lighting fixtures. The walls are hung with beautiful icons and mosaics. There is a dress code of long sleeves and...More

Thank Schep2014
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The monastery is a lovely oasis in a remote desert location. The dress code prepares you for a most interesting experience. St Anthony's in Florenc, AZ is a must see on your next trip to the Tuscon area!

Thank 1stNana
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a must see in Florence, ladies must wear head gear and a skirt, NO sandals, men must have long sleeve shirts. You can only speak to one priest who will answer your questions about the Monastry. They have wonderful gardens floral and vegetable...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting Monastery. Read the attire rules on line before you go. Men & women have to wear long sleeves and socks. Women long skirts and head scarfs. They have skirts to wear if you do not have one. 50 monks live here. Ranging in age...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A must see in Florence. It's so peaceful, beautiful and serene. Be sure to check their website for required attire and opening times.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Greek Monks have made an amazing place in the desert in a few short years. The Gardens, the Buildings, the Artwork and Icons are gorgeous. Women are obligated to wear a head scarf and long skirt. If you don't have that they will supply...More

Thank Ken R
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Efraim S
4 June 2017|
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Response from dannylee_53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you are able to stay there. Just have to call to make arrangements.
Susan R
10 March 2017|
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Response from buddha | Reviewed this property |
The website has a good description of the dress code. Cannot absolutely remember, but men: long sleeve shirt and dress pants with closed toe shoes. Women: long sleeve blouse and skirts covering ankles (cannot remember if... More
9 November 2016|
Response from CactusForest |
Their website says, "If you are in a group of ten or more people, please call in advance so that we may be properly prepared to receive you." If you are in a smaller group, you don't need an appointment for a tour.