Do Love Locks Tarnish Paris? Vote

Love Locks are either a romantic passion worthy of Paris or an aesthetic eyesore offending good taste. Now readers can have a say on the issue. Tell the Paris Mayor for this arrondissement what you think.

Love Lock Bridge, on the Pont de l'Archevêché, (Credit flickr/Mel)

Love Lock Bridge, on the Pont de l’Archevêché, (Credit flickr/Mel)

The petition in English is here 
En français ici
Its is run by also at and on Twitter as @NoLoveLocks .

There is a vibrant exchange of views — now approaching 100 comments — on benefits vs disadvantages of lovelocks in Paris, over on the Bonjour Paris Linked-in Group which can be read here

Here is some vivid video coverage of the love-locks issue showing affected bridges in Paris:

Paris Love Locks
Published on Mar 12, 2014

The Love Locks of Pont de L’Archeveche Paris, France
Published on Aug 20, 2012

Pont des Arts love locks
Published on Apr 8, 2013

As tweeted:


Story: Ken Pottinger

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5 Responses to Do Love Locks Tarnish Paris? Vote

  1. Pingback: Do Love Locks Tarnish Paris? Vote | FrenchNewsO...

  2. pauline March 11, 2014 at 7:16 am

    I thought Paris was a city of love & romance,this is a way of expressing it.

  3. Anne Ager March 11, 2014 at 10:49 am

    Love locks in no way tarnish Paris. They keep the city’s flame of love alive!

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