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Cathedrale Saint-Corentin

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Open today: 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM, 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Lovely old Cathedral which has an unusual angle at the east end.Quite beautiful and unusual. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
glyn l
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Fareham, United Kingdom
An unexpectedly impressive gothic temple

In town to check out the medieval old town, I went into the cathedral expecting a provincial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bfindysz
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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This medieval Gothic cathedral is perhaps the city's most prominent architectural landmark.
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Place St Corentin, 29000, Quimper, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old Cathedral which has an unusual angle at the east end.Quite beautiful and unusual. It is well worth a visit while you are in the old town.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank glyn l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town to check out the medieval old town, I went into the cathedral expecting a provincial rendering of a classic style. Well let me tell you. It is old and authentic and and glorious as any I have seen in Paris and beyond.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bfindysz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive cathedral, well maintained, simple interior with natural stone walls and ceilings. nice organ too!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedral. The stained glass throughout is magnificent. Well worth a visit. The gothic architecture is also amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Quimper is the administrative centre of Brittany, although it is smaller than Brest. Unlike Brest which was destroyed during the second world war, Quimper has preserved a lot of its history. The cathedral of St. Corentin is a gothic cathedral and its towers are supposed...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mira V
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

The whole family loved this cathedral (especially as it was raining when we visited Quimper!!). It was lovely seeing all the regalia on display around the cathedral down each side aisle. Windows were beautiful as well. Would be good to see the outside in dry...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Simply Magnificent. You can't miss St Corentin- right in the heart of Quimper. Make this your first stop. Lots to see right around it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RJBLH
Reviewed August 4, 2019

The twin towers of the Cathedral with their delicate stonework dominate the centre of town and stand out in any view of the river Odet in that area. Inside the striking thing is the way in which the choir does not line up with the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed July 17, 2019

Amazing that the inside of the cathedral was curved. Well maintained and lovely stain glass windows. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

At the core of the city, and a lovely example of Gothic church architecture. There was some ceremony going on in the area the day we visited, many locals dressed in old Breton costumes. Most came into the Cathedral. This added to the distinct sense...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Alan F
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