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“Step back in time.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cloisters of the Monastery of Saint Bernard de Clairvaux

Cloisters of the Monastery of Saint Bernard de Clairvaux
16711 W. Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33160
305 945 1462
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Ranked #27 of 88 Attractions in Miami
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Miami Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Step back in time.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This Spanish Monastery was disassembled brought to US and re-assembled. Charming chapel for weddings and perfect courtyard for receptions. Very reasonably priced, but booked years in advance. Nice to visit for an afternoon browse.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Hopewell, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“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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Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“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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21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“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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