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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  • It is a bridge used and towards the park behind Notre Dame Cathedral on the left bank. It once was the Archbishop's great Hall here, in the sense that the "Archbishop's Palace" is the name of the bridge. There is a great bridge from Notre Dame Cathedral. It is a place can look at the full picture of the sleek appearance of the flying buttresses supporting the nave.
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  • This bridge allows to contemplate or photographing our Lady on the side of the bed. A splendid view. It gives access to the junction between the île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis.
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  • Another bridge crossing over to le cite. Great view of Notre Dame from here. Great spot for pictures too.  more »
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