La rue Saint François (Street Saint François)

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The street Saint François is lined with high corbelled houses with gable on the street. In the XVIIIth century royal judges lived here.

At the number 3: bank dated from the period between the two World Wars, the inside has been transformed in the years 1980. Remark the arms of the city Quimper which ornate the balustrade.

At the number 2: a sheet with a drawing of Jean Cocteau (1958), reminds that it is in this building, on the second floor that the Quimper poet Max Jacob is born on the 12th of jully1876.