Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Trinidad

#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Trinidad
Church · Tourist Spot
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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  • We ended up there at sunset and really loved the sun going down in the horizon, and the city lights coming on as the night was fastly approaching. The Monastery is beautiful, and the small Chapel...  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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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