Lover’s Lock Bridge in Paris

Besides being a cultural European capital, Paris is also a very romantic destination. Book a cheap flight and go straight to one of the lock bridges in Paris. Even if for only a couple of hours, flights to Paris are very affordable nowadays.
Love Locks or Lover’s Lock Bridge has become a wide spread custom among the inhabitants of Paris and not only. Tourists who pass on one of the Pont des Arts, Passerelle Léopold-Sédar-Senghor and the Pont de l’Archevêché bridges can notice how lovers attached a lock with their names to the railings of bridges. This has become a very profitable business, because, in exchange for only 1 € you get a small lock, together with three keys, which you can bind to the bridge and then throw one of the keys, without to forget to make a wish. There are hundrends of locks now on these bridges and Lover’s Lock is very popular among teenagers especially. Fixing this Lover’s Lock means that the love will last forever, or, depending on the wish. There are locks of all dimensions, colours. This custom is also very widely spread in countries such as Belgium, Denmark, England, Scotland, Finland etc. It is thought to have originated from China. This custom confirms the fact that Paris is a very romantic destination and still a very actual one. However, expressing these deep feelings is not seen in a positive way but everyone. While some believe that this is an act of true love, others consider it pure vandalism.

Love Padlocks on the Hohenzollern Bridge, Paris
Love Padlocks on the Hohenzollern Bridge, Paris

Lover's Lock Bridge, Paris

Lock Bridge Paris
Lock Bridge Paris

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