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Passerelle Leopold-Sedar-Senghor, Paris

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Formerly known as passerelle Solférino, Passerelle Leopold-Sedar-Senghor is a footbridge over the River Seine and is considered one of the most scenic spots in Paris. You can stop by for a relaxing stroll while enjoying the sights and sounds of the city.

Crossing the Seine with a single span and no piers, this metallic bridge is architecturally unique and covered in exotic woods, which gives it a light and warm appearance. Its solidity is, however, never in doubt--at either end, its foundations are in the form of concrete pillars, and the structure itself is made up of six 150 ton components built by the Eiffel engineering company, Eiffel Constructions métalliques. Its innovative architecture brought Marc Mimram the Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent award in 1999.

The bridge also has benches where you can rest your feet as well as lampposts to light your way. To visit Passerelle Leopold-Sedar-Senghor on your holiday in Paris, and find out what else Paris has to offer, use our Paris family vacation planner.
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  • This is the bridge is most famous with a padlock, views of the Orsay and Louvre museums in Nice bridge itself is made of wood, cute. Removing the padlock at the end of last year, but also increasing.
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  • Convenient walking bridge over the Seine from the middle of the Jardin des Tuileries, to right near the Musee d'Orsay. It is also very nice evening stroll as you can see many city lights from the midd...  more »
  • My wife and I were in Paris but 10letie from the day of the wedding. You know, I caught up with romance above roof))) Even sneaking away from Russia priper lock with engraved with our names and wedding date. At first planned to hang it on the Pont des Arts, but there is a fence the bridge closed the plastic. So we had to improvise. But on this bridge we were not the first))) the surprise was a success and the wife made))) Be careful-in the district, and in all tourist areas, full of pickpockets! They run up and under the guise of a SOC poll poked you in the face with a Tablet supposedly some kind of questionnaire and second hand sharjat pockets. Russian mat is well understood))))
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  • I love this bridge for its aesthetic design, but it's being ruined by locks. It is not the love locks bridge! The City of Paris has posted signs asking people to put locks on the bridge because they destroying it. Besides, the city cuts off the locks every few months so it is best to declare your love to each other and cherish the memory than to entrust it to a physical object that will be discarded.
  • It's a must-see bridge in Paris if you're in to walking the city. Also called the Love Lock bridge, people write their initials on padlocks and lock them to the bridge. It's just cool to see.
  • One of the many bridges crossing the Seine in downtown Paris. Not a historical bridge however it has a nice design
  • Pedestrian Bridge between le Jardin de Tuileries and the Musée D'Orsay. lovers use it to promise eternal love with lower. Full 360 degree view on the main landscape of Paris
  • There are many bridges over the Seine. Some are more beautiful than others, in my humble opinion. I especially liked this one - near the Promenade des Berges de la Seine.