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The Ancient Spanish Monastery

16711 W Dixie Hwy, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-3714
+1 305-945-1461
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Surprising peaceful spot in the middle of high rise condos. Beautiful and amazing story of how... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
parrotheadtraveler
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Richmond, CA
history in Miami

This is a museum as well as a monastery. It was shipped piece by piece from Europe and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
judyAlabama
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Brought from Spain and reassembled by William Randolph Hearst in 1925, this is a popular wedding spot.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“north miami” (13 reviews)
“from spain” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16711 W Dixie Hwy, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-3714
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprising peaceful spot in the middle of high rise condos. Beautiful and amazing story of how this ancient monastery got to south Florida.

Thank parrotheadtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a museum as well as a monastery. It was shipped piece by piece from Europe and reassembled. There are many objects and pictures in the front building. The monastery is quite beautiful, worth a visit. A piece of trivia: a scene from the...More

Thank judyAlabama
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our friends got married here over the weekend - what a unique and beautiful place to say "I do!" It was a lovely outdoor ceremony and the reception area literally took my breath away when we walked through the heavy arched doors. Just amazing!

Thank Nevada J
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. It felt like being in Spain and going back in time. It costs 10.00 for adults. 5.00 for children.

Thank Malayika S
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I'm obsessed with castles and everything related to Medieval architecture. I was so excited about this monastery. However it costs $10 and I expected there would be more to see. The tour literally took us 15 minutes max. I did however enjoy learning about the...More

Thank Spledidferstuff
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This is a historical treasure, from many relics from 1200’s in Miami... $10 to go into the past and see this beautiful place even to get married in! See the pictures and enroll to visit! It’s simply gorgeous!

Thank PattyG76
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Avery body needs visit this Monastery, the history around this place is really amazing, admission and parking are free.

Thank pedy3
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The Ancient Spanish Monastery is definitely the museum for history lovers. You will be more than happy to spend half of a day and learn about the very historic place.

Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I more or less "crashed" the place and toured for free because a commercial film was shooting and the gates were wide open. No one stopped me as I wandered freely through this charming spot transporting me back to 12th century Spain. The cloister is...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to spend a day... peaceful and Serene and very historic. Spend a day there with your family.. great gift shop.

Thank Marcia O
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