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Monastery of the Holy Spirit

2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094-4044
+1 770-483-8705
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Heaven on earth

I lived in Conyers for many years, and visited as often as I wanted. Having moved away I go any... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katielady2013
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Woodstock ga
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Serene and perfect!

I went to the Monastery because I needed some peace and quiet. I was upset over some personal... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taki S
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Conyers
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Visitors are welcome year-round to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, the inspirational home of Georgia’s Trappist Monks. With more than 2,300 acres of contemplative space, the Monastery is less than an hour from Atlanta’s international airport. The new Monastic Heritage Center – a 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-­art museum – is educational, interactive and kid-friendly. There is also a bonsai garden, store and cafe. At the Abbey Gift Shop, which is the largest Christian bookstore in Georgia, visitors can purchase monk-made biscotti, fruitcake and fudge, all of which the monks sell in an effort to be self-sustaining and feed the local poor. You can also see the Norman Gothic architecture of the Abbey Church and take a quiet stroll along the lake, or spend time in prayer and meditation.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094-4044
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I lived in Conyers for many years, and visited as often as I wanted. Having moved away I go any chance I get. Do you want to find peace in this crazy world, than the Monastry is the place to go. Beautiful grounds you can...More

Thank Katielady2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Monastery because I needed some peace and quiet. I was upset over some personal matters. I walked the trail and I loved it. It was quiet, with a few other walkers, and perfect scenery. Please, just go!!!

Thank Taki S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The grounds is gorgeous but the moment I enter I the chaple I felt an amazing but peaceful spirit that words can not. I plan to stay a few days for the retreat just to renew my spirituality

Thank Tiphani A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I Love coming here to the Monastery in Conyers, Ga. It is so peaceful! There is a hiking trail from here that you can take. Helps to clear your thoughts.

Thank CarneyATL
Reviewed 10 August 2017

great place to visit just to rest and collect your thought,enjoy the ducks roaming the grounds and also the bread that they make and the trees that they grow

Thank David J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a wonderful place to go on retreat, whether it's for a day, several days, or a week. They have many wonderful guided retreats that anyone can come and sign up and go to. It is also wonderful place to...More

Thank _pastormaryar
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I attended a retreat at The Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA this past weekend. It is a beautiful place. The church is gorgeous. It was a peaceful time to think, read, and just be quiet! If you need to restart your life,...More

Thank 8950emily
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was a very interesting stop. The people of the monastery do a good job of telling their story and providing a welcome for their guests.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

On my list of places to see in my home state was the Monastery of the Holy Spirit. On a hot day in July we arrived at the monastery. They have a nice interactive museum a bonsai garden gift shop cafe and of course a...More

1  Thank momabe
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful grounds and a memorable experience. I live nearby so my walking partner and I stop in regularly or park here to begin our walking routine. The gift shop has so many one-of-a-kind unique items by different artists, including fruitcakes that are absolkutely addictive. I'm...More

Thank 16Granny067
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Yes, they do. Items are sold in onsite store.
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kakky927
10 August 2016|
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There is only one its a nature trail around the lake. Geese and Ducks love you to feed them. Its not a place for a reunion Its all about peace and tranquility and prayer. You come here to seek serenity. Bring crackers... More
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DonnaLynn3
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Rooms provided include a bed, desk and reading chair. Most rooms have a shared bath. Bed linens, towels, and soap are provided. Retreatants take their meals together in a dining facility observing the same silence as the... More
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