Quimper Cathedral

Local nameCathédrale Saint-Corentin
LocationQuimper, France

Quimper Cathedral, or at greater length the Cathedral of Saint Corentin, Quimper, is a Roman Catholic cathedral and national monument of Brittany in France. It is located in the town of Quimper and is the seat of the Diocese of Quimper and Léon. Saint Corentin was its first bishop.

The cathedral is notable in that, unlike other Gothic cathedrals, it slightly bends in the middle to match the contours of its location, and avoid an area that was swampy at the time of the construction. The cathedral was the site of a devastating fire in 1620 when the bell tower was burned and the populace saw a green devil in the flames.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quimper_Cathedral

Address 25 Rue du Frout, Quimper 29000, France

Coordinates 47°59'44.236" N -4°6'7.844" E

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