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Temple de Lanleff

Historic site and monument ,  Church ,  Ruins and remains at Lanleff
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  • Lanleff 'temple' is probably the oldest edifice from the High Middle Ages still visible in the Côtes d'Armor region, if not in Brittany. It has two remarkable concentric enclosures in pure primitive Romanesque style, especially the twelve arches of the inner rotunda. There are more than 140 decorative elements in the ornamentation of the capitals and the bases of the columns, including a famous representation of a 'modest Adam'. The charm of the building is further heightened by the mystery...
    Lanleff 'temple' is probably the oldest edifice from the High Middle Ages still visible in the Côtes d'Armor region, if not in Brittany. It has two remarkable concentric enclosures in pure primitive Romanesque style, especially the twelve arches of the inner rotunda. There are more than 140 decorative elements in the ornamentation of the capitals and the bases of the columns, including a famous representation of a 'modest Adam'. The charm of the building is further heightened by the mystery surrounding its origins.