Pont de Pierre, Bordeaux

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The first bridge over the Garonne River at Bordeaux, Pont de Pierre was planned and designed under the orders of Napoléon Bonaparte, though its construction took place during the Bourbon Restoration between 1819 and 1822. Notice that the bridge stands on 17 arches (coincidently the same number of letters in the name Napoléon Bonaparte). White medallions cap each side in honor of the emperor, alongside the city's coat of arms (three intertwined crescents). This was the only bridge in the area until the construction of Pont Saint-Jean in 1965. Using our international travel planner, Bordeaux attractions like Pont de Pierre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This old bridge is worth the visit. Nice for walking and jogging, he gives a breathtaking view of the city and most of the known pictures are taken in the middle. In short, to do for example, to visit the other side of the city and then take a bus to continue...
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  • Very nice and unlike the bridge of cite la du vin, this Yes fits perfectly with Bordeaux and his classical aesthetic.
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  • Thoroughly enjoyed viewing and walking over the bridge. Not too crowded, streets were clean. Many people walking, biking, jogging. Beautiful to see from a distance, though does not photograph well in ...  more »
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  • Amazing pictures taken. Great walking and views.
  • Beautiful bridge and a real focal point of Bordeaux. Great to see the sunset from it. Allegedly the 17 arches were intended to spell napoleon's full name!
  • Not really impresive but has some.nice views to the city and buidings
  • Beautiful Bridge, very romantic feels to it, unfortunately the color of the water is no longer blue but still a great tourist attraction
  • A very beautiful bridge part of the Bordeaux history ! Nice site to see, especially at night :)
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