It’s not certain exactly who built this medieval tower or when; it may have been the British during the 14th century or the lord Tanguy du Chastel a little earlier during the Breton War of Succession. Standing on a rocky motte, it faces Brest Castle. The Museum of Old Brest open here in 1962; the highlights are:
- Dioramas of Brest as it was before World War II.
- The Last Stand of "Mary the Cinch" in 1512.
- Dioramas of The Recouvrance market, Imperial bridge and the Rue de Siam in 1918.
- Historical photographs, postcards and other documents.
Tanguay Tower Travel Tips
- Accessed from Pierre Peron square, at the end of pont de Recouvrance.
How to Reach Tanguay Tower
- Ask locals for directions.
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32.12% of people who visit Brest include Tanguay Tower in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
71.88% of people start their Tanguay Tower visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Tanguay Tower
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tanguay Tower