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St Benedict's Monastery - Adisham, Haputale

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Religious Site
Visit St Benedict's Monastery - Adisham to see how monks have preserved the style of an old English country house and exhibited its antiques. The Sylvestero Benedictine congregation owns the monastery, where a community of Benedictine monks still live and pray. However, the building was originally constructed by English aristocrat Sir Thomas Villiers, who spared no penny when designing it in the Tudor style. Emerald lawns, colorful orchids, and fruit plants surround the monastery, which has been preserved by the monks, who have even kept the furniture the library in good condition. Enjoy scenic views of the surrounding hills, giving the monastery a sense of tranquility. Using our international travel planner, Haputale attractions like St Benedict's Monastery - Adisham can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Really beautiful excellently built British era bungalow with an amazing garden. Road to this bungalow is between a beautiful bird sanctuary.  more »
  • It's a place with a very well maintained garden. The place has opened only one side for the outsiders to visit.  more »
  • This Mansion built in 1929 is built in the middle of Thangamale Forest Reserve. Still the original structure stands still and now it is a St'Benedictine Monestary. Beautiful gardens surround the place...  more »