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Address: Pl. St-Corentin, 29000, Quimper, France
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2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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This medieval Gothic cathedral is perhaps the city's most prominent...

This medieval Gothic cathedral is perhaps the city's most prominent architectural landmark.

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Really interesting

This cathedral has a lot going on. It does have beggars at the door, but once you're inside its really interesting! I would recommend downloading the Wikipedia page as it gives a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Kirstie M
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Dublin
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Dublin
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This cathedral has a lot going on. It does have beggars at the door, but once you're inside its really interesting! I would recommend downloading the Wikipedia page as it gives a fantastic tour of the cathedral and we only read it when we got back to our gite. Loads to see, art, relics and amazing stained glass windows. All... More 

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Thank Kirstie M
Brittany, France
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is huge and is striking because its nave bends in the middle. Lovely windows and statues. Don't miss the 16th century statue of Saint Yves between the rich and the poor.

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Thank Helena G
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered the foyer of the Cathedral - fully intent on entering the main body. We were accosted by a male beggar who was vociferous in his approach and physically threatening in his movement. We turned tail and went back to the outside to be accosted by a female beggar at the entrance.

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Thank hyweln
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family on a lovely day out to Kemper and stumbled across the beautiful cathedral, I'm not really a lover of architecture but this was fantastic. Well worth a visit! Apologies to anyone who was in there at the time when my pram decided to have a squeaky wheel!

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Thank Ed S
Amersham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very beautiful building that has, unfortunately been renovated to the point of removing it's charm. And at midday a gentleman threw everyone out (of the Cathedral!) so they could close for lunch! I can think of other places to visit first!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to go to a wedding. Set in this historic town surrounded by cobbled streets, old shops, restaurants and by the river. Grand organ, two spires, classical ancient cathedral with Brittany intricate stone additions in keeping with many religious buildings in the area. Stone high ceilings rather than wood, relatively little over decoration. Very peaceful. No charge.

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Thank Speigal
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a magnificent cathedral. The stained glass windows are very colorful and impressive. We arrived during a baptism ceremony that was very touching to see. Look for the statue of King Gradlon between the two spires.

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Thank Roger M
Buntingford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the centre of the city this is a must see. The nave is unusual, as it isn't straight. The stain glass windows are beautiful

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in the town, quite close to the river, this is quite an imposing edifice visible from quite a distance, and well worth going inside to view the stained glass windows. Started in the 13th century, this Roman Catholic cathedral is a little unusual in that there is a bit of a kink in the nave. It's one of those... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Cathedral in the middle of the day to avoid the heat. There was a service taking place while we tourists walked around, which seemed odd, but everyone was respectful and were very quiet. It is a lovely place with beautiful stained glass windows.

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