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Pont des Invalides, Paris

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Bridge Tourist Spot
Although Pont des Invalides is most commonly known as the lowest bridge traversing the Seine, it holds historical significance as well. When you visit this site, be sure to learn its story, which starts in 1821 with Claude Navier. Navier once imagined a revolutionary bridge that crossed the Seine in one single reach, without any point of support in between. Due to cracks in some parts of the bridge and gradual settling, the project was abandoned before the bridge even made it into service. Put Pont des Invalides into our Paris vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Great view of the Seine on the bridge (not one of the most spectacular of Paris' 37 crossings). Heavy traffic can hamper the enjoyment.  more »
  • walk over it by day and take a nice restaurantboat under it in the evening. The Seine is beautiful in spring!  more »
  • Not one of Paris' prettiest bridges, but it does carry lot of traffic and if you walk across it, you get good views of the city and the Seine.  more »
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  • Pont des Invalides sited in between the Pont de l’Alma and the Pont Alexandre III. From this lovely bridge, you will able to view the river and Eiffel Tower. Several tourist attractions like the Grand Palais, the Palais de la Decouverte science museum, Les Invalides and many more are in walking distances from this lowest bridge over Seine.
  • A nice walk to or from the Eiffel Tower, This will give you an interesting taste of French military history. We were surprised how many times we had seen this bridge in old pictures and films without knowing where it was. The Pont des Invalides is a great place to enjoy the fabulous panoramic view of the Eiffel Tower and the perspective view of the Seine is quite stunning.
  • Some of best views in the city.
  • Gorgeous bridge!
  • Nice bridge, able to see the river and Wife Tower from here. Come get your wedding pictures here!