Sites & cities that bear the name of Locmariaquer


Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 3rd century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Locus Matrice de Ker, Lokmaria-Kaer

Description : Locmariaquer (Breton: Lokmaria-Kaer) is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France. The sparse remains of a theater , an aqueduct and a thermal baths within today's community date from Roman times , which were discovered during excavations at the end of the 19th century, but then mostly buried again. The Chapelle Saint-Michel was built on the foundation walls of a small Roman temple; from the 11th / 12th Notre-Dame-de-Kerdro church dates back to the 16th century . In the Middle Ages and modern times, the place was always settled, but no longer played an important economic, political or cultural role.

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