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Monastery of the Holy Spirit

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Address: 2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30388
Phone Number: +1 770 483 8705
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Visitors are welcome year-round to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, the...
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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Peaceful

This is a beautiful place. It is a so peaceful as one may expect. Their gift shop is huge with many great options and their local made bread is delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a beautiful place. It is a so peaceful as one may expect. Their gift shop is huge with many great options and their local made bread is delicious.

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Stockbridge, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I come here several times a year to browse the Bookstore and Bonzai. The grounds are very peaceful. At Christmastime they have samples of their non-alcoholic wine available and the Fudge is to die for!

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Conyers, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful serene setting with Hily Men oraying to Gid every day for us on our Salvation. A wonderful Religious Goods Store - The Largest in Georgia is available here for ALL to enjoy. also see their beautiful Bonsai Gardens and their stained Glass creations for sale. May God Bless All Those that visit the Grounds of the Monastery along... More 

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Conyers, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It seems you instantly relax when you drive in the entrance. The shop and plant garden is a great place to buy gifts. I also did some Christmas shopping there in December 2014.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Not only is this venue a must visit location but you should also consider a retreat to this monastery. If you are a theology student or are simply interested in publications from Christian church leaders this is also the place to come and purchase those materials. If you are interested in natural burial this site also affords you the opportunity... More 

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Stockbridge, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Very nice and quiet place. If you are spiritual and looking for a place to relax and feel closer to your inner self then this is the place for you. You can walk around and just feel at peace nice walking trail around facility.

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Covington, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Great memories of midnight mass on Christmas Eve with family. The beautiful atmosphere and amazing sound of choirs chiming in with each other. All should visit even if you are not catholic. It's breath taking.

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La Vergne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A beautiful and serene place for you get away either for a few minutes, hours or even a few days. Very peaceful and quiet, just a short drive east of Atlanta, the monastery has what are looking for. A beautiful, spirit filled oasis.

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Conyers, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Peaceful and serene, with a very architecturally impressive concrete church. Has a bookstore, gift shop, and picnic style food available. The brothers are very friendly and knowledgeable. A treasure that is absolutely worth visiting.

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Conyers, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I live about 5 miles from the monastery but had never been there. It was such a wonderful experience both spiritual and personal. There is a bookstore on site and a small eating area with the best homemade soups and bread I ever had. You feel so welcomed by everyone! Since my first visit a walking trail opened. Now I... More 

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Additional Information about Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Address: 2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30388
Phone Number: +1 770 483 8705
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Conyers
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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