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Passerelle Leopold-Sedar-Senghor, Paris

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Bridge Tourist Spot
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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  • Stroll across the Seine River from the Tuileries Garden to the Musée d'Orsay and enjoy beautiful views of Paris. Lively bridge with a mix of international travelers. Benches for resting or people watc...  more »
  • 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 »
  • Perfect way to access the Tuileries for a leisurely stroll after a morning and lunch at Musee d'Orsay!  more »
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  • got to see the padlocks meant to symbolize eternal love..
  • Very nice walk and view
  • The footbridge Passerelle Léopold Sédar Senghor is 106 feet long, 15 feet wide and weighs 150 tonnes. Is one of the most important footbridges and cyclists across the river Seine.
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  • I love this bridge a beautiful architecture and many tourists
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