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So peaceful

Went for a drive here two days ago and the scenery, ambiance and views were picture perfect. You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth H
Good quiet place with positive vibes

Not much to do, but the Mount is a peaceful place to visit and take in some unique views of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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This peaceful community of monks, one of the oldest in the Caribbean, has a guesthouse for visitors.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a drive here two days ago and the scenery, ambiance and views were picture perfect. You cannot beat the view from here.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to do, but the Mount is a peaceful place to visit and take in some unique views of the central part of Trinidad, all the way to the westwards to the Caroni swamp and Gulf of Paria. One can also go into the...More

Thank EdwardVK
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

If you drive up there, it is a great ride or there is a mini bus which can take you directly up to the church. Great landmark with a bunch of history attached to it, with a variety of people attending. The inside is very...More

Thank Carolina L
Reviewed 13 July 2018

If you seek a quiet place to unwind and reflect, this is your location. Surprisingly closer than it looks - from some parts of the island you can see it in the distance. They also produce and sell some awesome yoghurt and cottage products. Be...More

Thank Waltzing_coconut
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The monastery has amazing views of the city. The monks make yogurt of various kinds, which is very good!

Thank Annakiwifruit
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We parked down the hill and walked our way up. That was a really good idea because we could enjoy the nature and the views better then in a car. The monastary and the church itself are rather sober, not with a lot of gold...More

Thank MeInTheClouds
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I wasn't able to spend much time at the Monastery, but it was a nice place to visit. If I were staying and had a car, I would probably go there everyday or so to sit in the chapel and meditate, walk the grounds and...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have been here so many times and each time the experience is different and yet amazing in some infinite way. From the view to the peace you feel when you enter the church, this is truly one of the most amazing places I have...More

Thank Lalita N
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Traveling on Eastern Main Road to downtown Port of Spain in Trinidad, I have always wondered what it would be like to visit Mt. St. Benedict. I finally had my chance. I was ,not dissaponted. The quietness, the view, thectranquility! One stands in awe of...More

1  Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

A beautiful old Church that is built high up in the mountain, in the clouds, which defies logic. The roads are steep and winding. As you marvel at this well maintained building you wonder how it was possible to build it it. Hundred years ago...More

Thank asarangi
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3 March 2017|
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Response from casey7125 | Reviewed this property |
not that I have heard of you can certainly go as a group or by taxi
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Response from catavn | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get there by public transport. you travel to ST augustine at the bottom of St John Rd and ther you get the mini van that will take you to the monastery for a minimal fee.