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Delicious Pumpkin Bread!

This was a very tranquil spot that requires a fair amount of walking if you are using public... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Venture465502
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But if paradise

This monastery is a bit of paradise in the middle of hectic Hollywood. The gardens are small but... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
John C
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May 25, 2018
“Delicious Pumpkin Bread!”
Dec 6, 2017
“But if paradise ”
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A convent of cloistered Dominican nuns. Visitors can view the building and grounds and shop in the gift shop.
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1977 Carmen Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068-4098
Central L.A
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

This was a very tranquil spot that requires a fair amount of walking if you are using public transportation. A loaf of their pumpkin bread was $12 but so delicious. We spent a few minutes sitting in their courtyard and chapel area - much needed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This monastery is a bit of paradise in the middle of hectic Hollywood. The gardens are small but beautiful. The nuns make the very best pumpkin bread. They also do great peanut brittle and chocolate candy which can be purchased in their store.We stop at...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank John C
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Whenever I find myself around Hollywood I would come to my tranquil corner that is this monastery. Nothing so special, it's a quaint place but helps me unwind and think. I do come here however for their chocolates, which has the flavor and texture of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Franzsy
Reviewed March 7, 2016

There is only 1 Mass each day, but what a beautiful way to start your day. Weekdays at 7 am, Saturday at 6:30 am, Sunday at 7 am this is a Latin Mass. Beautiful Chapel, and it seems that there is Adoration of the Blessed...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank Diane G
Reviewed May 6, 2014

This monastery is nothing really that special. It is kind of weird that in the middle of LA there is this silent monastery, but you cannot get on the grounds. You can go into a chapel and a gift shop where there is amazing pumpkin...More

Date of experience: March 2014
6  Thank Karen J
Reviewed August 18, 2010

The Monastery is a lovely little piece of solitude in Hollywood. If you enjoy "under-the-radar" food destinations, definitely come here and take home a few loaves of the delicious pumpkin bread. Yes, it's $9.00, but you're helping the nuns keep their cloister open. The bread...More

12  Thank baconpie
Reviewed April 1, 2010

I loved the afternoon I spent at the Monastery of the Angels. It's not necessarily that close to any other tourist attractions (it's walking distance from, but not next to, Hollywood & Vine and the tail end of the Walk of Fame), in a more...More

12  Thank thenextkristin
Reviewed November 12, 2009

After reading from the different articles mentioning the difficulties that this convent was encountering, I finally took the car and went to pick up the 'Famous" pumkin cakes. The first time visitor of Los Angeles will enjoy the vista offered at the end of Gower...More

7  Thank meherio
Reviewed September 14, 2008

I was psyched up to go here after reading all the reviews and the place is extremely friendly. The good news was that I was the only tourist there on a Saturday. While I am not religious and I am not Catholic, it was interesting...More

5  Thank traveler4k
Reviewed January 25, 2008

The bread was sooooo good. Very interesting place.... tucked away in the middle of LA... Worth a side trip if you are in the area.

5  Thank babygggeee
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Gift Shop Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:30 to 4:00 pm I am not sure if you can visit more than the Gift Shop & Chapel Garden.
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