There has been a recent report that part of the pont des arts collapsed over the weight of the love locks. This is a romantic gesture that started in 2007 where lovers put a lock on the bridge usually with their initials or name and throw the key in the water. Locks are popping up all over the city. Read the full story here While it is a romantic gesture, Paris is a romantic city in itself. Do people need to declare their love with a lock while it destroys historical parts of Paris such as the pont des arts? What are your thoughts? Love locks in Paris yes or no?
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Paris is filled with bridges across the Seine. But one in particular is unique. Les Pont des Arts is the most romantic bridge in Paris. Lovers come from all around the world with a lock and key and put their lock on the bridge. Some couples will write their names on the lock others will leave it blank. Once the couple puts the lock on the bridge they throw the key into the Seine river. So if you have the chance to visit Paris don’t miss Le Pont des Arts close to the Louvre to see a bridge full of love locks.