Quimper is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Quimper one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Quimper is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Quimper or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Quimper. Explore the historical monuments of Quimper with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Quimper guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Quimper page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Quimper landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Quimper.
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Place Saint-Corentin, 29000 Quimper, France.
08:30 am - 06:30 pm
The catholic is a brilliant execution in Gothic architecture. One feature in particular makes it stand out from others – there is a ‘kink’ – that is, as it rises, it seems to bend when seen from above. Though this is mainly so that the cathedral matches the contours of its location, worshippers say that it’s symbolic o...
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14 Rue Jean Baptiste Bousquet, 29000 Quimper, France.
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Quimper and Finistere have a rich history in pottery and ceramic. This museum explores that and also the technical processes and art of pottery, unique to this region. The displays are very well curated and gorgeously presented and lighted. Much of the exhibit is centuries old. There are also exhibits related to specific artists and people who made pottery here famous.
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Locmaria is Quimper’s most historical area. Its name means ‘Mary’s place’ or ‘The place dedicated to Mary’. This most likely refers to the ancient priory here. Locmaria’s history goes as far back its first harbour, built in the 1st century AD. It contains a 12th century Roman church (one of the oldest build...