Lovers Destroyed One Of The Bridges Of Paris

In Paris, there was a real emergency. One of the parts of the bridge could not stand the severity of a large number of locks left by lovers couples from around the world. According to some estimates, the parapet is decorated with a huge number of castles, weigh tens of tons.
This incident forced the city authorities to close for a time bridge for visitors. Currently, the architectural office of Paris examines the state of the remaining part of the bridge, and decides how to restore it. Some residents of Paris believe that local authorities are able to prevent in the future to put padlocks on the railings of the Pont des Arts, in order to avoid such incidents.
Note that about ten years ago on this bridge appeared first castle, which was called the "castle of love". Since that time tradition to hang on the railing of the locks, and the key be thrown into the Seine. Thereby couples was consolidated their Alliance. Tourists from different corners of the Earth, this tradition came to mind. It should be noted that this is not the only place in Paris where tourists leave their castles. They can often be seen at Bishop's bridge and on the bridge over the canal Saint-Martin.

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