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View Pont de l’Archevêché (Archbishopric Bridge) in 360 virtual tour

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The Archbishopic Bridge built over the Seine River is an arch bridge that connects ile de la Cite with quai de Montebello. It is one of the narrowest and most beautiful road bridges in Paris that was built in 1828 after the destruction of Les Invalides. Nevertheless, due to its narrow design, some restoration work had to be carried out in 1857 as well. However, even after the renovation work, the bridge was unable to accommodate the growing traffic needs. The original design of the bridge was too narrow and was considered too dangerous to be used as a traffic bridge. The bridge is still called Pont de l’ Archeveche. The name was given to the bridge in 1828 and the 67 meter bridge features three arches made of stone. After the Pont des Arts was cleared of its display of padlocks in 2010, people started to place their love padlocks on this bridge. And don’t worry if you forget to take your padlock with you. There are plenty for sale nearby. The place is located in close proximity of some of the most popular buildings in Paris including Crypt Archiologique, Memorial des Martyrs de la Deportation and Notre Dame Cathedral.