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Pont de l'Archeveche, Paris

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The Pont de l'Archevêché is a bridge crossing the Seine river in Paris, France.LocationThe bridge links the 4th Arrondissement, at the Île de la Cité, to the 5th Arrondissement, between the quai de Montebello and the quai de la Tournelle.HistoryThe Pont de l'Archevêché is the narrowest road bridge in Paris. It was built in 1828, by the engineer Plouard, for the society Pont des Invalides after the demolition of the suspension bridge at Les Invalides.The bridge is 68m long. It is composed of three arches of stone measuring heights of 15m, 17m, and 15m. The bridge commonly seen in the background of the set on Highlander when the show was set in Paris. After the Pont des Arts was cleared of its display of padlocks in 2010, and similarly the Passerelle Léopold-Sédar-Senghor, lovers started to place their 'love padlocks' on this bridge. The original two bridges for this were footbridges, but this one, a bit narrower, is a road bridge.Characteristics Type of construction : Arch bridge Construction : 1828 Architect : Plouard Material : stone Total Length : 68m Width : 17m Usable width : 11m
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  • Just one of the many bridges across the Seine in Paris, nothing supernatural. Yes there are locks left by love, no more. Passed on it accidentally.
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  • Historically, again with visit to Paris have passed on this pedestrian bridge which offers a nice view of the river Seine and Notre-Damm on the back side. Historic bridge, was built in the beginning of 19 century (just not in Paris), but not very famous, quite ordinary and functional, with a length of 68 m (it is navigated from 5 arrondissement in the 4-th). In addition to views from the bridge, travellers would be drawn to the attention of numerous castles, set out on a fence, tradition, however. What else is the unutterable name of Archdiocese bridge connected with the Archdiocese, which was nearby, but was destroyed during the religious riots in the 19th century and has survived. Proŝli on this bridge, heading to the promenade on the island of Saint Louis.
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  • Behind shall not looking back after visiting the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, around did. This is out from behind the Park and across to the Latin bridge. Under construction is pedestrian-only pass as it was. It is outside the range covered fences and scaffolding.
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  • This is one of the bridges you'll find around Paris which are absolutely full of locks. It's conveniently located near Notre Dame, so if you're planning to profess your love, buy yourself a lock, get it engraved and bring it along to the bridge. I've noticed that the close-by street vendors have locks for sale if you didn't plan ahead or just feeling spontaneous.
  • Beautiful bridge, offering some fenomenal views over the river and towards Notre-Dame cathedral.
  • If your in paris with someone special, pack a lunch and have a picnic in the nearby Park directly behind Notre Dame. The bridge has literally hundreds If not thousands of locks. Your supposed to put the lock on with your initials, then throw the key into the sienne so that 'your love may never be unlocked'. Cheesy, but cute. Tips -the bridge is near Notre Dame, and the Latin quarter, great food choices. -the vendors along the Sienne will have locks for anywhere from €3-7, depending how fancy. They usually have a permanent marker you can use as well. -public bathroom right at Park exit. -near Shakespeare and company
  • Bridge with tons of "love locks" on both side. The view from the bridge is really nice, Seine river and the majestic Notre-Dame cathedral.
  • A sign of Love. No doubt this bridge is the sign of love for every lover. the bridge is so filled with locks that they have to cut the bridge and replace with the new one. You can also see the the top of eiffel tower from this area.
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