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Cathédrale St-Corentin

Cathédrale St-Corentin Review

The Cathédrale St-Corentin is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and the second-largest cathedral in Brittany (after Dol-de-Bretagne's). Legendary King Gradlon is represented on horseback just below the base of the spires, harmonious mid-19th-century additions to the medieval ensemble. The church interior remains very much in use by fervent Quimperois, giving the candlelit vaults a meditative air. The 15th-century stained glass is luminous. Behind the cathedral is the stately Jardin de l'Évêché (Bishop's Garden).

    Contact Information

  • Address: Pl. St-Corentin, Quimper, 29000
  • Location: Quimper
Updated: 07-16-2013

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