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The monuments of Brest. By Gaëtan, François, Julie, Delphine, Automne, Manu, Maël, Pierre-Louis and Rébecca. The Tanguy Tower. The Tanguy Tower was built in the XIVth century to watch out for enemy boats arriving in the bay of Brest.

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The monuments of brest

The monuments of Brest

By Gaëtan, François, Julie, Delphine, Automne, Manu, Maël, Pierre-Louis and Rébecca


The tanguy tower

The Tanguy Tower

  • The Tanguy Tower was built in the XIVth century to watch out for enemy boats arriving in the bay of Brest.

  • It is situated opposite Brest Castle, along the Penfeld River.


Inside the tower

Inside the tower…

  • There are models of old Brest with its fortifications, frescoes and paintings from the XIXth century.


An old church

An old church

  • Saint Martin church was built between 1869 and 1877.

  • The style of this church is neo-romanesque and neo-gothic.

  • It is one of the rare monuments that escaped the bombing of Brest during the second world war.


Brest castle

Brest castle

  • The castle of Brest is also part of the few monuments that were not destroyed during the war.

  • In the 3rd century, there was a Roman fortress where the castle now stands.


The castle seen from the sea

The castle seen from the sea

  • Today the castle houses the museum of the Navy.

  • It is really worth visiting.


The war memorial

The war memorial

  • It was built in 1954 to honour all those who died for France.

  • It is situated on the main public square of Brest, in front of the townhall between Siam and Jean-Jaurès streets, the two major commercial avenues in the town center.


Liberty square and the townhall

Liberty Square and the townhall


We hope that you enjoyed this guided visit of our city

We hope that you enjoyed this guided visit of our city

Aurevoir!/Goodbye!


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