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Address: 273 Flanders Road, Bethlehem, CT 06751
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During the holiday season, nuns sell gifts that they have made.

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you think it's a barn from the outside, you walk in....was very dimly lit. Right away you are looking at the back wall, starting from the right. The whole wall is encased in... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
MINGO1965
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Waterbury, Connecticut

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

you think it's a barn from the outside, you walk in....was very dimly lit. Right away you are looking at the back wall, starting from the right. The whole wall is encased in glass of the nativity scene all the way around.... it takes up 3/4 of the room... the original bethlehem. BREATHTAKING!!! I just stopped and stared....enormous property

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I read the book by Mother Dolores Hart, "The Ear of the Heart," before coming. This book gave me insights that helped me to appreciate the great history, past & present, of the Abbey of Regina Laudis. My wife and I stayed at the nearby Curtis House Inn in Woodbury, referred there by the Abbey. In two days time we... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

We have been to several plays in the summer at the Abbey. It is enchanting sitting in an open air theater on a warm summer night. The seats could use an upgrade, but there are cushions available free of charge to use if you wish. There is also a small picnic area if you wish to arrive early and bring... More 

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Bethlehem, Connecticut
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

The Abbey is a wonderful place to visit when in Bethlehem. The unique Neopolitan Creche is housed in a heated barn and is strikingly beautiful! I love to visit the gift shop for some unusual hand made jams, scented oils or other handcrafted artwork. Don't miss the cheese the Abbey makes there as well! Before Christmas you can find wreaths... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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355 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Vespers is chanted every day at 5 or 5:30 pm in the main church, an incredibly beautiful new wooden building that makes you feel you are literally in the forest. The service is very nice but visitors may only observe. The chanting (in Latin of course) is very calming, but the whole experience is very moving.

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Watertown, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

The musicals held here in their outdoor theater are always amazing. Beautiful setting, especially at sunset!

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Reviewed 28 June 2012

the plays are wonderful and the whole atmosphere is serene

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St. Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2012

A most rewarding expierence just to see how calm and perfect everything was and how warm towards visitors. if and when I am back to Connecticut your Abbey will frst on my list.

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