Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Trinidad

#1 of 11 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 Trinidad, create itinerary details personal to you using our Trinidad road trip site .
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  • Father Marius is a wonderful character who tends to the animals he cares for and if you’re lucky you can catch him for a blessing If he sees warmth and grace in your eyes… We spent a lovely afternoon ...  more »
  • It was great but i enjoy the trip to mount benedict i chat with one of the bro on the mount benedict  more »
  • Nice view from the top. Quiet place for relaxation and personal meditation. Those Catholics who seek spiritual guidance it is the perfect spot.
  • A different experience a nice change of pace from the daily routine...the guest house front desk should be a bit more welcoming and courteous when giving information. ...I felt that we were intruding and bothering the person there.
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