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No longer the bridge of lovers locks

The padlocks have been removed, and the wire sides have been replaced with perspex so you can't padlock your love to this bridge. so now, it's just a bridge. The padlocks are... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The padlocks have been removed, and the wire sides have been replaced with perspex so you can't padlock your love to this bridge. so now, it's just a bridge. The padlocks are now found on Pont Neuf, just one bridge down towards Notre Dame

Thank codym481
Red Bluff, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Originally constructed in 1802, Pont des Arts was deemed unsafe in 1977, due in part to bombardments during WWI and WWII. And, in 1979, suffered partail collapse after being hit by a barge. The present arch style bridge was built of steel in 1981. Original plans were used for the re-construction but modifying the number of arches from nine to... More 

Thank Greg K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately this beautiful bridge is now lock-less and looks just like any other bridge. But if you believe in the meaning and you still want to see it with your partner then you should. The bridge still has many locks, it just has less than it did once upon a time. I say do it like we did, enjoy your... More 

1 Thank Gabriel C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Beautiful bridge filled with love! You can see how much love is locked up on this bridge. Stroll it hand in hand with your loved one for a romantic evening or early morning sunrise.

1 Thank Joy L
Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We went there to put our lock but instead of that we end up with picture photos and sefies since they remove all the locks from the bridge.

Thank Dimitris A
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Placed a lock on this bridge with my partner a year before he died of cancer. Always hoped to visit again but seems there's no point minus the locks. Since being back recently it's not so interesting as a bridge alone! Plenty of bridges in Paris that are equally as nice.

Thank Lizzie S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

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.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 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 

1 Thank Becky B

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