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St Benedict's Monastery - Adisham, Haputale

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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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  • sir thomas lester villiers to recreate his English lifestyle he developed some english country-cottage 
  • Went there with my family. The place resembles English country side. You can enjoy the environment and also study the history of the monastery. You can buy fresh products produced within the premises ...  more »
  • Only 1 room in this Bungalow is opened to the public. The rest is closed or is part of the monastery. The ticket is about $1. Has a nice garden and you can buy marmalade at their store. Thats about it...  more »