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Cloisters of the Monastery of Saint Bernard de Clairvaux
16711 W. Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33160
305 945 1462
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Ranked #50 of 204 things to do in Miami
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Hopewell, New Jersey
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The monastery was very peaceful and beautiful. Walking through the Cloister I felt like I was touring a church in Europe. It takes about 1.5 - 2 hrs to experience the building and gardens. I want to visit again and soak up more of the peace that swirls in the breeze under the arches.

Visited July 2013
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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“It's ok.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I would recommend it only if you're near by and have some time to spare otherwise don't waste your time. The abbey has a well kept garden, some statues and an interesting architecture and that's it.

Visited May 2013
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East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

It was amazing to see the architecture in this old building. Nice gardens and some very interesting statues. Was worth the small admission price.

Visited June 2013
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Bradenton, Florida
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59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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“feels like a different world”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

beautifully reconstructed old Spanish monastary, especially the chapel, not your usual Miami attraction !

Visited May 2013
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Rio de Janeiro
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113 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Only in South Florida”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This is an accidental missed item from W. R. Hearst's relentless collecting. The website has details, which should pique anybody's interest. Tucked away in a slightly downscale semi-industrial area in northern Miami this would not be an automatic choice for tourists.

Missing it would be a mistake. The restoration is reasonably well done and the visit is a refreshing change from the ambiance elsewhere in South Florida. It si definitely worth a visit.

Visited March 2013
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