History and visit the Pont des Arts in Paris
Crossing the Seine in the heart of Paris, the Pont des Arts is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is an arch bridge which has a length of 155 meters and a width of 11 meters. Metallically Made of cast iron, the bridge was built between 1981-1984 Arts by architects Louis-Alexandre Louis and Gerald Cessart Arretche. This is the subway station Louvre – Rivoli serving the site.
Historically, it was between 1801 and 1804 a bridge of 9 arches cast devoted to pedestrians was built in place of the current Pont des Arts. He was the first metal bridge in Paris. It was Napoleon Bonaparte who was at the origin of this new style which is based on English. Gateway this time was the work of engineers Louis-Alexandre de Cessart and Jacques Vincent Lacroix Dillon.
The Pont des Arts was mentioned in the literature "Walking the star." The writer describes the life of Vercors Thomas Muritz young Hungarian steeped in French culture has left his country to go to France, which was for him a land of justice and freedom. The goal of the hero is to reach the famous, the only Pont des Arts. A plaque commemorating the birth of Vercors was erected in 2002 on the Pont des Arts.
Film and television also mention of the famous Pont des Arts. In 2007, television advertising for the fragrance Trésor by Lancôme, conducted by Peter Lindbergh, features Kate Winslet on the Pont des Arts. In 2010, the film director Azuelos USA LOL with Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore took place on the Pont des Arts.
Transfer to the Pont des Arts in Paris
The Pont des Arts is located 19.6 km from Orly airport, 33.9 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 88.3 km from Paris Beauvais airport.