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Pont Neuf, Toulouse
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The Pont Neuf, French for "New Bridge" (a.k.a. Pont de Pierre and Grand Pont), is a 16th-century bridge in Toulouse, in the South of France.ConstructionOriginal planning for the bridge started in 1542 by the assembly of a committee of master masons and carpenters. Construction started on the foundations in 1544; the first arch was started in 1614. The bridge was finished in 1632, and was inaugurated on 19 October 1659.The bridge is not symmetrical; the longest arch is the third from the right-hand bank. The openings through the piers were originally supposed to represent the face and mane of a lion. A triumphal archway added in 1686 constricted traffic and was removed in 1860.It is 220m long, and has 7 arches.
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  • The Pont Neuf, built according to the plans of the French architect Nicolas Bachelier, has been able to resist the tumults of the Garonne, even during its most devastating floods. This bridge is an architectural gem, to visit at night to see his layout light, or to day to admire its details archittecturaux.
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  • remember the bridges of the Seine in Paris, is beautiful and full of history, and at night, the view is amazing
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  • by day it is a beautiful building, with for the record, the degueuloirs, these big holes between the arches to avoid that the bridge doesn't get damaged in case of a big flood. But at night, on the quiet Garonne, this bridge is magical!
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  • The bridge lite up at night and it's beautiful!
  • It cool, but honestly its just an old bridge.
  • We were here during a cloudy day and then it really isn't all that nice.
  • Great view of the river and the bridges of Toulouse..
  • Excellent scenery