Quimper

Quimper, chief town of Finistere, department form major part of low Brittany, carries:

Mouths, with the gold stag passing, the bent chief of France.

The town of Quimper (Corisopitum) was the capital, initially kingdom, then of the count de Cornouailles-Armorique. She added has her Breton name, which meant pregnant walls, that of its first bishop, Corentin, which lived at the fifth century. Some authors however want that it was not fortifiee for the first time in 1209. Its history was marquee by several seats. At the time of the League, its inhabitants took party against Henri IV, and did not go has its lieutenant, the marshal of Aumont, that after a vigorous resistance.

Description

quimper, French city Department of finistere with 59 historical sites listed or simply studied for their remarkable character.
Our database currently includes 59 elements for heritage quimper. You will find the menu and footer links leading you on the description sheets.

There are 28 localities (Place called, location known as) in Quimper : hent glaz ; keramoal ; kermoysan ; passage a niveau 519 ; toul sable ; alez an eostiged ; alez ar waremm ; gwaremm al laez ; gwaremm gorn meilher ; hent al leur blouz ; hent al louarn ; hent ar bleiz ; hent ar c haz koad ; hent ar chad ; hent ar glujar ; hent ar gounidou ; hent ar heizez ; hent ar tro vale ; hent ar yourch ; hent gwidilus ; hent meilh penhoat ; hent park ar veilh ; hent park ty stang ; le port du corniguel ; passage a niveau 518 ; promenades de kervizien ; promenades man des salles ; promenades val st laurent.

listeds buildings (classified and protected) in Quimper

Monuments in Quimper, Quimper has 58 buildings protected. Include :

  1. official reference : PA00090321 ;
  2. Dolmen dit de Stang Youen official reference : PA00090322 ;
  3. official reference : PA00090323 ;
  4. (Tour-d'Auvergne (place de la) 12) official reference : PA00090325 ;
  5. official reference : PA00090326 ;
  6. official reference : PA00090327 ;
  7. official reference : PA00090328 ;
  8. Ancien couvent des Ursulines official reference : PA00090329 ;
  9. Eglise de Kerfeunteun official reference : PA00090330 ;
  10. (Roi-Gradlon (rue du) 1 ; Amiral-de-Kerguelen (boulevard)) official reference : PA00090331 ;
  11. official reference : PA00090332 ;
  12. official reference : PA00090333 ;
  13. official reference : PA00090334 ;
  14. official reference : PA00090335 ;
  15. Manoir de Toulgoat official reference : PA00090336 ;
  16. Fortifications official reference : PA00090337 ;
  17. official reference : PA00090338 ;
  18. Maison official reference : PA00090339 ;
  19. Maison (Beurre (place au) 3) official reference : PA00090340 ;
  20. Maison (Beurre (place au) 11 ; Ar-Barz-Kadiou (rue) 3) official reference : PA00090341 ;
  21. Maison (Beurre (place au) 13) official reference : PA00090342 ;
  22. Maison (Beurre (place au) 15) official reference : PA00090343 ;
  23. Maison (Boucheries (rue des) 26 ; Gentilshommes (rue des) 1) official reference : PA00090344 ;
  24. Deux maisons formant un ensemble official reference : PA00090345 ;
  25. Maison (Gentilshommes (rue des) 7) official reference : PA00090346 ;
  26. Maison (Gentilshommes (rue des) 12) official reference : PA00090347 ;
  27. Maison (Gentilshommes (rue des) 16) official reference : PA00090348 ;
  28. Maison dite des Cariatides official reference : PA00090349 ;
  29. Maison official reference : PA00090350 ;
  30. Maison official reference : PA00090351 ;
  31. Maison official reference : PA00090352 ;
  32. Maison official reference : PA00090353 ;
  33. Maison official reference : PA00090354 ;
  34. Maison official reference : PA00090355 ;
  35. Maison official reference : PA00090356 ;
  36. Maison official reference : PA00090357 ;
  37. Immeuble (Sainte-Catherine (rue)) official reference : PA00090358 ;
  38. Immeuble (Sainte-Catherine (rue)) official reference : PA00090359 ;
  39. Immeuble (Sainte-Catherine (rue)) official reference : PA00090360 ;
  40. Maison (Saint-Corentin (place) 14) official reference : PA00090361 ;
  41. Maison official reference : PA00090362 ;
  42. Maison official reference : PA00090363 ;
  43. Maison official reference : PA00090364 ;
  44. Maison official reference : PA00090365 ;
  45. Maison official reference : PA00090366 ;
  46. Maison (Saint-Mathieu (rue) 4) official reference : PA00090367 ;
  47. Maison (Saint-Mathieu (rue) 6) official reference : PA00090368 ;
  48. Maison (Saint-Mathieu (rue) 7) official reference : PA00090369 ;
  49. Maison (Saint-Mathieu (rue) 8) official reference : PA00090370 ;
  50. Maison (Saint-Mathieu (rue) 10) official reference : PA00090371 ;
  51. Maison (Saint-Mathieu (rue) 19) official reference : PA00090372 ;
  52. Maison official reference : PA00090373 ;
  53. Maison (Terre-au-Duc (place) 2 ; Saint-Mathieu (rue)) official reference : PA00090374 ;
  54. Maison (Terre-au-Duc (place) 19) official reference : PA00090375 ;
  55. official reference : PA00090376 ;
  56. (Dupleix (boulevard) 6) official reference : PA29000019 ;
  57. official reference : PA29000037 ;
  58. Immeuble dit "Ty Kodak" (Amiral-de-Kerguelen (boulevard) 33,35) official reference : PA29000053
Please note this list is likely to evolve, the data presented are from 2013.

Places of Culture

Museums quimper, quimper has 2 Museums :

  • Musée Départemental Breton (Palais des Evêques 29000 quimper)
    Ouvert du 1er octobre au 31 mai du mardi au samedi de 9h à 12h et de 14h à 17h et le dimanche de 14h à 17h et du 1er juin au 30 septembre tous les jours de 9h à 18h
    closed : Jours fériés
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts (40, Place Saint-Corentin 29000 quimper)
    Ouvert du mercredi au lundi de 10h à 12h et de 14h à 18h et en juillet-août tous les jours de 10h à 19h
    closed : 1er et 11 novembre, 25 décembre et 1er janvier

Libraries quimper, quimper has 4 Libraries :

  • mediatheque des ursulines quimper communaute (esplanade julien gracq 29000 quimper)
  • bibliotheque du finistere levraoueg penn-ar-bed (12 rue turgot 29000 quimper)
  • mediatheque d'ergue armel (18 / rue salengro 29000 quimper)
  • mediatheque de penhars (53/rue paul borrossi 29000 quimper)

Cinemas de quimper, quimper has 3 cinemas :

  • cinema le chapeau rouge (1 rue de paradis, 29000 quimper)
  • le bretagne (5 rue francois truffaut, 29000 quimper)
  • arcades (38 boulevard dupleix, 29000 quimper)

Statistics for Quimper

Town or city :
Postcode of city : 29000
Insee code : 29232
Longitude : -4.097701
Latitude : 47.998118
Total population : 67127 people
place called : 28
alley : 246
avenue : 43
boulevard : 16
path : 131
dead : 73
place : 40
bridge : 1
dock : 4
roundabout : 13
route : 37
st : 677
square : 3

Former Manor of the forest, Kerfeunten, French Heritage monument to Quimper 3
This mansion was demolished. The fragments were deposited in a field of the farm annex of the psychiatric hospital of Quimper. The main façade was breakthrough (...) Former Manor of the forest, Kerfeunten, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Saint-Corentin Cathedral, French Heritage monument to Quimper 9
It was in 1239 that Bishop Rainaud took the decision to replace its old Romanesque cathedral a building to the taste of the day, in the Gothic style. The choir, (...) Saint-Corentin Cathedral, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Gallic Kercaradec, Penhars camp, French Heritage monument to Quimper 8
« Gallic Kercaradec, Penhars camp » is a construction of the city of Quimper (France, Finistere). Gallic Kercaradec, Penhars camp, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Former convent House of retired ladies, French Heritage monument to Quimper 7
The ladies of the retirement settled in Quimper in 1678, in different temporary homes. In 1743 the building to their intention is blessed, but was never (...) Former convent House of retired ladies, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Pleasure garden, then public garden says the Theatre garden, French Heritage monument to Quimper 65
« pleasure garden, then public garden says the Theatre garden » is a construction of the city of Quimper (France, Finistere). Pleasure garden, then public garden says the Theatre garden, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Garden said the bishopric garden, French Heritage monument to Quimper 64
« Garden said the bishopric garden » is a construction of the city of Quimper (France, Finistere). Garden said the bishopric garden, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Theatre, French Heritage monument to Quimper 63
The theatre was built from 1902 to 1904 on a project of Lafont, Diocesan architect of Nantes. It is akin the thermal buildings and casinos of the Belle Epoque. (...) Theatre, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Park and garden of the Manor of Tregont-Mab, French Heritage monument to Quimper 62
« Park and garden of the Manor of Tregont-Mab » is a construction of the city of Quimper (France, Finistere). Park and garden of the Manor of Tregont-Mab, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Park and garden of the Castle of Lanniron, French Heritage monument to Quimper 61
« Park and garden of the Castle of Lanniron » is a construction of the city of Quimper (France, Finistere). Park and garden of the Castle of Lanniron, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Kistinic Park, French Heritage monument to Quimper 60
« Kistinic Park » is a construction of the city of Quimper (France, Finistere). Kistinic Park, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Former bishopric currently musée départemental breton, French Heritage monument to Quimper 6
The part of the bishopric called Donjon de Rohan date of 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The former bishopric consists of two buildings connected in a square (...) Former bishopric currently musée départemental breton, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Manoir de thang, French Heritage monument to Quimper 59
Built at the end of the 16th century, the manor was in 1630, the appearance of a large corps de logis covered slate, which consists of a low room with a high (...) Manoir de thang, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Manoir de Kerahmanez, Kerfeunteun, French Heritage monument to Quimper 58
Building of the late Renaissance, built at the bottom of a large square courtyard, closed by an ogival portal in the centre of which is a well. (...) Manoir de Kerahmanez, Kerfeunteun, French Heritage monument to Quimper

Manoir de Coatbily, Kerfeunten, French Heritage monument to Quimper 57
Logis stone size with a floor and the attic. In the left corner, a turret contains a large stone staircase dated 1557. The front door decor mixes Gothic (...) Manoir de Coatbily, Kerfeunten, French Heritage monument to Quimper

House of the caryatids, French Heritage monument to Quimper 56
The facade is pierced on the ground floor, a door between two large bays, old shops separated by piles adorned with figures carved on the overhang of the upper (...) House of the caryatids, French Heritage monument to Quimper