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Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

Monastery and Church
Brookland, Washington
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  • Jeff S.
    "Nice replicas and great photos and artwork on display."(3 Tips)
    P
    "church of the catacombs"(3 Tips)
    AMamiMus S.
    "artwork in the walkways outside of the monastery"(2 Tips)
    Chris C.
    "They have an annual plant sale."(2 Tips)
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  • Washington Post
    See the pristine rose garden or go to annual plant sale at this 116-year-old monastery. But indoor the tour highlight spooky catacombs and two crypts containing remains of saints. Read more
    Washington Post · August 6, 2014
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  • Daycation DC
    Felt like stepping out of a time machine in 18th century Europe. Founded in the late 1800′s, it was designed to include replicas of the many shrines you would find in the Holy Land. Do the Catacombs! Read more
    Daycation DC · July 8, 2013
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  • Jeff S.
    It's been almost 15 years since visiting the real sites in the Holy Land. This great little place evoked those memories. Nice replicas and great photos and artwork on display.
    Jeff S · April 13, 2013
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  • Cathleen F.
    So packed today we're sitting on the stairs
    Cathleen Farrell · March 29, 2013
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  • Carol B.
    Choral concert
    Carol B · December 4, 2011
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  • James S.
    Great place to hold a wedding reception Read more
    James Santsaver · October 4, 2011
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  • P
    Make sure you take a tour of the lower church of the catacombs and holy land replicas. http://www.myfranciscan.org/
    P · September 30, 2011
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  • Kim B.
    Make sure to visit in the spring when the roses are in full bloom. It's gorgeous and it smells so very good!
    Kim B. · August 22, 2010
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  • AMamiMus S.
    The artwork in the walkways outside of the monastery are breathtaking.
    AMamiMus Solutions · August 16, 2010
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  • Joe G.
    Great secluded gem -- awesome gardens
    Joe Gizzi · July 26, 2010
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  • Chris C.
    They have an annual plant sale. $2 for 3" herbs. Read more
    Chris Combs · April 25, 2010
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  • Chris S.
    Smell the Roses
    Chris Schierkolk · March 31, 2010
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  • Nathan C.
    Check out the gardens down the hill.
    Nathan Castellanos · January 8, 2010
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