Ancient Spanish Monastery

By on July 26, 2016
Greater Miami Area


16711 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach FL 33160

Built in Segovia, Spain in 1141, the Monastery Cloister is the oldest building in the Western Hemisphere. Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst brought the pieces to America and in 1952, Miami developers reassembled the monastery at its current site.

Today the parish Church of St. Bernard de Clairvaux is an active and growing congregation in the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida. Services are held on Sundays 8am & 10:15am in English; 12:15pm in Spanish and weekdays. There are 3 different chapels and surrounded by formal gardens with 20 acres of rare palms, banyans and flowering trees. A popular wedding location indoors or in the gardens.

HOURS:  Monday – Saturday 10am-4:30pm; Sundays 11am-4:30pm

ADMISSION: Adult $10; Students/Seniors $5




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