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Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Trinidad

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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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  • Beauty and History in one spot. Lovely escape from the fast-paced town areas. Excellent view from the mountain top. 
  • This is the place to go to for some peace and quiet. You can hear the birds chirping in the silence of the mountainside and enjoy the warm breezes any time of the day. There is a Guest House where you...  more »
  • Beautiful monastery. Worth a visit just to see the artwork and the views. It's quite peaceful and there is even a place to have picnics.