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Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Tour
August 20, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, happening 8 times
Experience the profound beauty and history of one of the most magnificent places in Georgia with the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Tour. A trained docent, accompanied by a monk, starts this journey at the stunning Abbey Church. Built by monks over a ten-year period, the guide shares the design and history of this architectural marvel. Participants proceed along the Prayer Path to the Visitors Center, the restored historic barn, and the Bonsai Garden at Monastic Heritage Center to explore the history, design, and construction of this remarkable Trappist community. The tour culminates with a discovery of the historical and environmentally-friendly features of the open-air cloister, the elegant Abbey Cafe, and the enchanting Abbey Store. You will be amazed and inspired by this visit!