Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Trinidad

4.6
#1 of 11 in Historic Sites in Trinidad
Feel spiritually fulfilled or simply enjoy the view from the hillside at Mount St. Benedict Monastery, offering a pristine lookout over the town below and its surrounding forest. Established in 1912, the monastery is home to roughly twenty monks, one of the oldest communities of monks in the Caribbean. The three story tall colonial building features tall white and cream colored walls. Inside, white walls also dominate the interior. Combine a visit here with a hike along one of the many trails through the forest, located just behind the monastery. To visit Mount St. Benedict Monastery and get the most from your holiday in Trinidad, create itinerary details personal to you using our Trinidad road trip site .
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  • This place you can walk To, which would be a good exercise on an early Sunday. For the more religious, listen to the mass, and then go out to see the island from your viewpoint... A spectacular view!
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  • So this place is a monastery with a view to die for! It's a gradual climb uphill, winding roads and a hiking trail but can I tell you the view from up top is A - Mazing! A panoramic view of the city o...  more »
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  • Nice view from the top. Quiet place for relaxation and personal meditation. Those Catholics who seek spiritual guidance it is the perfect spot.
  • A different experience a nice change of pace from the daily routine...the guest house front desk should be a bit more welcoming and courteous when giving information. ...I felt that we were intruding and bothering the person there.
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