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Pont de Pierre

Bordeaux, France (Rue Sainte-Catherine)
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Ranked #16 of 88 Attractions in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Bridges
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
122 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The Pont Pierre consists of many uniform arches across the mighty Garonne River and its bricks & masonry have been restored to perfection, complementing the stone buildings on the city centre (west bank) side.The great old bridge is enhanced by its black railings between the piers and what appear to be retro Belle Epoque style street lamps also painted black... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
59 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This Bridge is impressive: the first thing you think about it is that it's impressive due to its solid and big structure. Once you realize how much big is the Garonne, you'll see it like a "normal" bridge. pont de Pierre is beautifull at any time during the day, night included thanks to the lighs it has. It's simply great,... More

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Northern New Jersey
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231 reviews 231 reviews
78 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We walked by the bridge a couple of times during our one night stay in Bordeaux. There are few bridges in the world worth seeing and this one falls under the "If you have seen one bridge in your life...you have seen them all" category. P.S. The murky water doesn't help matters...

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Metz, France
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144 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

People who claim this is "just another bridge" are perhaps missing the point. It's huge! It puts in perspective just how wide the river is. Very beautiful stone bridge.

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England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As bridges go it is quite nice with its 17 arches to represent the laters in Napoleon Bonepart's name. But its not Charle's Bridge in Prague or even Tower Bridge.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

crossing over the bridge can take you to the other side of Bordeaux. if you don't want to visit the other side, then walk till the middle of the bridge! it is still memorable to appreciate the Garonne river.

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Bordeaux, France
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Commissioned by Napoleon. Typical stone bridge with arches illuminated at night in an attractive way offering great views over the city and connecting rives gauche et droite.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very romantic place to walk especially in the night. Good lights to watch.We walked after dinner and really enjoy it

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Calgary, Canada
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23 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

For something a little different, take a walk across the Bridge to Les Bastides neighbourhood of Bordeaux. Great location to take pictures of the left bank of Bordeaux. Venture further into the Jardin Botanique for some quiet time. If you feel energetic enough, a path will take you all the way to Pont Jaques and all the way back into... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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547 helpful votes 547 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

While this bridge is romantic and charming from the banks of the river it is an active bridge for transport. In comparison to the Charles Bridge in Prague this bridge which is very similar, could be so much more. Since it is in the center of the tourist areas you will most likely pass it more than once.

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