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Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman

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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Brother Joseph and the other monks have taken every day items (some might say "trash") and created beautiful artwork set on a hillside on the grounds of Saint Bernard Abbey, a monastery over 125 years...  more »
  • This was our second visit to the Grotto. Our first was back in 2003, but little has changed in terms of the tranquil, spiritual setting. Regardless of religious views or lack thereof, the Grotto is an...  more »
  • A wonderful place to see truly amazing I enjoyed every moment it takes you to a place of peace definitely a place for the hole family  more »
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  • We were visiting family in Huntsville and decided to take a drive down, we were not disappointed! The artistic work and such detail is amazing! Definitely worth a visit! The staff was very friendly too. We purchase a groupon and saves a little money.
  • The grotto itself is magnificent. Quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Spend as much time as you want admiring the miniatures. Bloomin' Festival is lots of fun. Great variety of artists and craftsmen, food and music!
  • Beautiful and unique attraction. This place has an interesting history and beautiful attraction. Plan to spend about 30 minutes to an hour just in observation and reflection. A true work of art.
  • This a wonderful place to ponder the inner being with prayer and contemplation. Brother Joseph had a sense of humor, as seen in his chipmunk crossing. There are a couple of shines dedicated to Veterans that made the ultimate sacrifice.
  • If you like seeing one of a kind attractions you'll love the grotto. So many tiny buildings (So are very detailed and some are pretty odd), and a peaceful area to walk around. Usually you can find a discount on Groupon for a better price.