Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Trinidad

4.7
#1 of 10 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. Our Tunapuna vacation generator makes visiting Mount St. Benedict Monastery and other Tunapuna attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • June 20, 2017
    Each time I go, I feel at peace. It is very quiet and is the perfect place for meditation. You can get religious items and have them blessed. Some people bring their vehicles. There are sandwiches and...  more »
  • June 10, 2017
    Choir concert was excellent. I will not attempt to walk up that hill but the view was great. Good music.,  more »
  • June 7, 2017
    worshipped at 515am mass awesome experience. fantastic view of the mountains and the central plains. Pax guest house is near by and tea is great but reservations are required.  more »

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