Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Trinidad

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#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. To visit Mount St. Benedict Monastery and get the most from your holiday in Tunapuna, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tunapuna road trip site .
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  • The view off the balcony area is amazing. On a nice sunny day you can see the ends of the horizon very clearly. The monastery is a true place of tranquility and gives you the feeling of being surround...  more »
  • A place you should try to visit. A few narrow roads to drive through but once you pass that the view is great. This location has a lot of history to it and if you take the time to research it you will...  more »
  • I try to exercise up there 2 a month fresh air very quiet surrounding nice for an early morning hike ,run or walk  more »

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