Focus on the padlock bridges in Europe


Have you ever heard of Bridges to lock or padlock of love? A singular love custom makes many imitators. The lovebirds hang padlocks on bridges to symbolize their eternal love, and then throw the key into the river. The origin of this custom dates back may be to the 1980s, in Pécs in Hungary, practiced since that time on a wrought iron gate between the Mosque and the Cathedral. Subsequently, it has spread to many countries around the world.

In Europe and especially in Paris, this custom is found on the Pont des Arts bridge and the Double. Although it is a little town in the Parisian has removed lots for heritage conservation reasons.

So we found in since 2010 on the railing of the bridge and of the Archdiocese on the bridge Léopold Sédar Senghor, one must believe that these bridges is less than the other two ...

Elsewhere in Europe, in Moscow, the authorities installed on Luzhkov bridge metal trees whose branches used to hang padlocks lovers.

In Rome, the ritual of affixing love padlocks can be found on the Ponte Milvio. It was popularized by the author Federico Moccia describes in his popular book "I want you." We can see the padlock on the bridge, around the bridge, on lampposts and even garbage cans. Despite of the fact that the authorities échignent removing the padlock always come back ...

The other famous bridges for their padlocks are: Ljubavi Bridge in Serbia, Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne, Ponte Vecchio in Florence. The phenomenon is also visible in Riga, Latvia, in Seville, Spain, Stockholm, Sweden, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Prague, Czech Republic, Glasgow, Scotland.

forever < p> as we do not know what to do to be a publicity stunt, the padlock maker Master Lock offers to seal your love online via a virtual lock. The lovemasterlock.eu site will choose its padlock and select the deck on which you want the attached. It only remains to send to your lover (reuse) to accept seal it.