The Pont Alexandre III is a deck arch bridge that spans the Seine in Paris. It connects the Champs-Élysées quarter with those of the Invalides and Eiffel Tower. The bridge is widely regarded as the most ornate, extravagant bridge in the city. It has been classified as a French monument historique since 1975.
The Beaux-Arts style bridge, with its exuberant Art Nouveau lamps, cherubs, nymphs and winged horses at either end, was built between 1896 and 1900. It is named after Tsar Alexander III, who had concluded the Franco-Russian Alliance in 1892. His son Nicholas II laid the foundation stone in October 1896. The style of the bridge reflects that of the Grand Palais, to which it leads on the right bank.
Ni A | May 2, 2018
A nice place and environment. I went there with my friend, chose a table to order our food and I asked the waiter to do a favour and charge my mobile for me. Since I was a tourist there needed it to be fully charge to use the camera and google map. He refused to do so!!!! I asked again and he said I cannot do that. I asked the reason and he said " my boss asked to do not do that". I did not accept the NO answer specially for a restaurant that sells hamburgers for 20 euros. So I left the table and asked the guys behind the bar to help me with charging my mobile and they did it. I hope the "boss" reads my comment here. It is being very not service minded to treat your customers like that. You were lucky that I liked my hamburger otherwise could easily give you a one star grade due to the bad experience. If the guys behind the bar refused to help me, I would immediately leave the restaurant.
Ayla Kim | Feb 18, 2018
The bridge offers really nice panoramic views of the city of Paris along the Seine and is a really nice walk to experience. It’s open all the time and is really beautiful during any time of the day, especially during sunrise or sunset when the sun reflects against the view of the city or at night when the city is all lit up. Its proximity to all the main attractions of the city of Paris, makes it a prime location for those spending time in the city. Though it’s nice for a leisurely walk, at times, especially when the weather gets nicer and warmer, there may be more people along the walkway, since there are both walkers and cyclers that cross the bridge, so it may not be that favorable to some for a walk during that time. Also, the bridge can get cold during the winter as well as in the beginning of spring. Overall, bridge is stunning, and is a great opportunity for photos!
Iuri Sereno Matsuura | Apr 11, 2018
That’s a unique bridge due to its architecture and golden decoration. It’s worth visiting during the day and night. It’s a good location to place a padlock ;)
Anil Chakravorty | Apr 8, 2018
Nice place. 19th century constructed Bridge has many tourist attractions. Many sales persons sell their articles and merchandise here. The major reason of tourist attraction is the Majical Sunset views. Nice architecture of the bridge, the bridge Constructed long time back but still looks very much contemporary.
Nikko Mallet | Mar 13, 2018
It is a good spot for tourist taking pic. Safe and cozy place. It's historical bridge and brings us to feel living in the past..
B. Gold | Jul 5, 2018
Gorgeous landmark a symbol of French-Russian alliance, named after Russian Tsar Alexandre Ill. Timeless reminder of previous times. Feels like walking through history while admiring magnificently ornamented masterpiece with golden statues. Nice picturesque view on Paris with Eiffel Tower on back ground while enjoying endless views of river Seine. Breathtaking at sunset taking in beautiful Paris scenery. Many beautiful bridges in Paris, Alexandre Ill the most memorable and beautiful. Long strolling at sunset creates romantic memories from city of L❤️VE.
Praveen Gola | Jun 24, 2018
Very nice , beautiful landmark of Paris. Someday would like to visit some key monuments and places I haven't been to A lexandra should be on the list. Most beautiful bridge I`ve ever seen. Must visit with your family and friends. One can spent a number of hours and feel the senses of nature . A great place for relax and enjoy.
Conrad Carpenter | May 17, 2018
One of my favourite bridges in Paris. You can see the Eiffel tower, Les Invalides and are very near the sightseeing boat docks. The pavement is wide and you descend to the popular Faust bar. Just go there to enjoy the air and find out why so many wedding pictures are taken on the bridge.
Kaveh Roshanbinfar | Jun 29, 2018
This Russian style bridge which has been built to magnify the French-Russian friendship is really beautiful. The golden statues are shining nicely.
Travis Lane | Jul 18, 2018
This happened to be our first bridge to stumble upon and it is our favorite. Everything is so ornate on this bridge, it is absolutely gorgeous. Later that night, we took a cruise on the seine and got pictures from another viewpoint. This is a lovely place for pictures off the Champs Elysees, and should not be missed.
Claudia Richard | Jul 31, 2018
We did a cycle tour past the bridge - great to learn more about the history if it. Great details- we went back to walk over it later in the day.
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