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Address: 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
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Lovely place of tranquility and excellent bread!

I have been visiting "The Mound" since I attended Dominican University starting in 2001, and it's so refreshing to see that some things do not change. This place is a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 May 2016
Sally1382
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

I have been visiting "The Mound" since I attended Dominican University starting in 2001, and it's so refreshing to see that some things do not change. This place is a wonderful spot to meditate and think whether or not you are spiritual. The gift shop is the place to stop so that you can buy the ever famous Mound Bread--there... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

I had heard about Sinsinawa, but never visited. It is a quick detour if you're driving through Dubuque, and worth the stop. We were there for less than 30 minutes, and it felt well worth it. It is a stunning church and inspiring space. My advice: Buy the bread. The gift shop was nice, but not the sort of stuff... More 

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South Central Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Set into a beautiful hill, surrounded by trees and offering breathtaking vistas of surrounding farms on the horizon, you need to stop by and see for yourself. The chapel is truly unique. Don't leave without several loaves of cinnamon bread and other items baked on the premises and sold in the gift shop.

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Hopkinton, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2013

Beautiful place in lovely country setting. Nice informative tour,great dining,nice gift shop..and don't forget the baked bread from their own bakery!!soooo goood!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2012

Beautiful location, and buildings, nice gift shop and great baked goods. The main chapel is lovely be sure to see the old fort, and post office. Gift shop not open on Sunday.

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Princeton, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

If you're looking for a different place to visit near Dubuque this location is home to a large community of Dominican sisters. Set in a beautiful, large landscape this convent was once a boarding school. There is also a large church chapel and gift shop where they sell baked goods the Sisters have made. A beautiful location for sightseeing, or... More 

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