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Cathedrale St-Corentin

Pl. St-Corentin, Quimper, France
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Quimper
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Description: This medieval Gothic cathedral is perhaps the city's most prominent architectural landmark.
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The 15th and 16th century stained glass windows are particularly fine. There are willing guides and loads of information in many languages.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We realised near the end of our walk around the cathedral that we had walked past little pieces of saints! YES real saints bits of bones. We were amazed at the detail of maps and the such on the wall outside and some amazing stain glass windows - we could make direct comparison to Canterbury as we live near by... More

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Dubai, UAE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Be sure to check out the cathedral, particularly its oddly curved nave. Currently displaying a Catholic timeline of human history which is very interesting...

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
66 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

the day we were in Quimper, beautiful sunny Saturday and there were two weddings, and also a music festival in the grounds of the Cathedral. Some beautiful statues

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We travelled from north Brittany coast to visit this Cathedral and as expected the outside was stunning. The grandeur & architecture what you expect from a French Cathedral it looked amazing then came the shock closed at lunchtime. A thing we most love about France is that wherever you go big city or isolated village the churches are always open... More

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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Right in the centre, cannot miss it nor should you. We would recommend that you walk round and enjoy your visit.

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Yellowknife, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Brilliant but slowly getting worn down visiting amazing churches in Europe. perhaps a trip to concarneau instead? lots of tourist shops (over priced> and good creperies.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This is a typical RC cathedral but the stained glass windos are superb. You can spend a considerable amount of time trying to decipher the panels and then trying to follow the story through each panel in the window. The only thing that bemused me was that it closes for lunch! Not unusual for a tourist attraction but for a... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

this really is a beautiful old building there is lots of detail all around the cathedral. we took a trip around Quimper and the guide gave us lots of information and history as we passed it,

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Disney World, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Make a wish and a promise, Get your wish and pay your promise Or have bad luck then-after Santik Du never fails You will find a spot to drop off your promise (food, cash) on the far right

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