Historic Heartland / Conyers

Monastery of the Holy Spirit

2625 Hwy. 212 SW
Conyers, GA 30094

770-483-8705 | 770-602-2606
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  • Bonsai Garden Store

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  • Monastery of the Holy Spirit aerial view

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  • Central Court at Monastic Heritage Center

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  • The Abbey Church

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  • Abbey Store

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Visit the peace and serenity of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, home for over 70 years to Cistercian monks. Located on an old 2,000-acre plantation south of Conyers, the beautiful monastery grounds and church offer opportunities for solitude and reflection.

The Monastic Heritage Center features a Visitors Center, the Abbey Store and Cafe, the Bonsai Nursery and Garden Center, and a Prayer Walk that leads to the stately and timeless Abbey Church. Learn not only about the monastery, but about the history of the monastic life. The Heritage Center prepares visitors to experience the monastery church and the gifts of stillness and reflection offered there.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free, but donations are appreciated

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    20

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Architectural Tour Series

    Architectural Tour Series

    03/19/2016 - 11/19/2016

    Revel in 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 starts this journey weaving the history, design, and construction of this remarkable Trappist community with a visit to the Visitors Center, the restored historic barn, and the Bonsai Garden. Strolling along the Prayer Path, participants proceed to the stunning Abbey Church built by monks over a ten-year period to explore... read more

  • Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair

    Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair

    10/01/2016 - 10/01/2016

    Come celebrate the fall season at the beautiful 2500 acre wooded campus of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Ga. with a full day of activities for the entire family. There will be no charge for admission to the festival event or medical screenings, and parking is free. However, some fees may apply for various children's activities. Pets are prohibited.

    Enjoy a kid-friendly day of festivities such as hay rides, pony rides, duck pond, face painting, bungee jump, train rides, ... read more