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Pont des Arts

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Address: River Seine | Between "Institut de France" And "Palais du Louvre", Paris, France
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Love lock bridge

A must go place in paris. Must visit before all the locks being removed away. Apply lots of suncreen in summer as the weather is very hot and its outdoor. No regret going there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A must go place in paris. Must visit before all the locks being removed away. Apply lots of suncreen in summer as the weather is very hot and its outdoor. No regret going there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

When my wife told me about this, I thought it sounded pretty silly. However, when we got there, it was amazing. There were thousands and thousands of locks. They no longer allow people to place them on the bridge as the weight was an issue, but now people clip them on the sides. So, yes, we did too. Naturally there... More 

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a cute bridge on the Seine, synonymous for lovers to make wishes or write messages on a padlock, clip it on the railings and then throw the key into the river below. Sadly, I heard the locks had been removed days after we had found a lock and made a wish. Hopefully, it remains as we put it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Thousands upon thousands of locks all along the railings on the roadside by the bridge, no more locks on the bridge itself as a portion of it collapsed into the river from the weight of the locks, the railings on the bridge were removed. But there is plenty of space on the roadside railings. Spend some time looking at them,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Hmmm...how to you review a bridge? It is def a 'in the eye of the beholder' kind of thing. I have fond memories of this bridge before the 'love locks'...there was an artist named Maurice who sold lovely paintings (some of which hang in our home) and he was so broke he painted them on torn sheets. Who knew that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Pont des Arts has received a lot of publicity lately as the famous "love locks" have been removed from the railings after one railing collapsed dangerously not long ago. But there are still thousands attached to railings at the approaches to the bridge, and on a sunny day they make a stunning sight. The Pont des Arts, near the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Has to be seen to believed. No photo does it justice there is literally thousands upon thousands of padlocks along the bridge. It's lovely to see the happiness it brings to everyone who passes and the amount of couples along the bridge who are leaving there locks and throwing their key it really is lovely to see. Would certainly recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The number of love locks put on the bridges of Paris is totally insane, there are literally hundreds of thousands if not millions and they weigh many,many tons .The Government is implementing a program to remove them over the next couple of years as the practice is now considered vandalism became of the weight stress damage it's causing to the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

you should know that a week or so ago they took the locks away. i understand the weight was causing some issues for the integrity of the bridge but rather than 'edit' them and sell the scrap or find an alternative they have removed them all together and replaces them with boards covered in graffitti art by El Seed, now... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I dont believe in locking love for forever relationship. Anyway this place is quite a view for enjoy the day. I went here during autum when the wheater is nice, and balance. Enjoy watching the boats moving on the river as am standing on the bridge.

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Address: Address: River Seine | Between "Institut de France" And "Palais du Louvre", Paris, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris

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