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Famous bridge

This bridge use to be famous due to sheer amount of padlocks attached to it. These were removed due to a danger of bridge collapse. Despite lack of locks, it's a very nice bridge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Krakow, Poland
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pretty cool to walk across Pont des Arts, regardless if the locks are no longer there. I read prior to going to Paris that the locks were tearing the bridge up and both locals and tourist did not appreciate the damage the locks were causing. Prior to going to Paris I was one of those tourists that wanted... More 

Thank Mullinscincy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picturesque, Busy, Romantic, Lots of vendors any couple visiting is sure to get a unique padlock of their liking. The aroma of nutella and waffles and the serene river flowing beneath the bridge...excellent visit!

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Odenton, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was once one of the famous bridges in Paris. It was the love lock bridge. All of the locks were cut off and the city added deterrents to keep people from putting them back.

Thank dgbg100106
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiance took my to Paris to propose and even bought a custom engraved lock ahead of time so we could put it on the love lock bridge. Unfortunately, this was all planned before he knew they no longer allowed locks on the actual bridge. They've put chains on railings near the bridge to add your locks, as well as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our visit we found that locks were no longer allowed to be placed on the bridges due to safety concerns. We were so disappointed, and due to the bridge being stripped of all the padlocks, it just wasn't the same. Hope this rule changes and we will be back again when it does.

Thank Tomme T
Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bridge use to be famous due to sheer amount of padlocks attached to it. These were removed due to a danger of bridge collapse. Despite lack of locks, it's a very nice bridge to come by and enjoy it, car free.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was much nicer in the past when they still have all the padlocks! It is still nice now when you go early in the morning and catch the sunrise in the horizon.

Thank Lukas N
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

As I visited Paris on the summer, with sunny weather, everything looked so bright and beautiful. Including this bridge which, I have to admit, looks cleaner without all those lockers. Although people have started putting them all again.

Thank g_marianaa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We walked from the Notre Dame to the Pont des Arts, and found ourselves disappointed. I was not expecting to see any of the "love locks" and quite frankly thought it kind of distasteful that people still put them up, even after the warnings from the city about the weight hurting the bridge. Because of this, we were not expecting... More 

Thank Lorah G
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Heard a lot about this bridge, some called it a love bridge. However, they have removed all the locks and it became very plain looking. Nonetheless, it still offers a great view of the Seine river. Now you can see locks on the trash bin instead.

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