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Pont Neuf

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Address: Rue de Metz, Toulouse, France

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A view not to be missed

We walked along the river and crossed higher up to observe the wonderful view across the river of toulouse and this enabled us to take photographs of the bridge all made so much... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked along the river and crossed higher up to observe the wonderful view across the river of toulouse and this enabled us to take photographs of the bridge all made so much more enjoyable by the sun shining

Thank 678julieannj
St Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So, yes, the bridge is every bit as pretty as all the reviewers say, but what really sends it over the top is the all the interpretive signage along the river walk that explains what you see and can no longer see. Yes, this is the new bridge but, most remarkably, the abutment for the "old" early medieval bridge can... More 

Thank Dave C
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

It's 17th century old rather than new but remains of an even older bridge can be seen - joining an old port which has been restored as a park with a former hospital on the other side of the Garonne river. At night it is finely floodlit and the walk along the bank is a wonderful experience.

Thank barbaraharrisswhite
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Comparing to Pont Neuf over the river Seine in Paris, it is smaller and shorter. But the view of the vicinity is very attractive. Along the river there are a lot of cafes and pubs where you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with your company. It is the must-see place to visit if you are in Toulouse.

Thank dannykim3
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

It is called the new bridge but it is the most old remain bridge in Town. Very photogenic, it will help you doing real nice photos. The view over Garonne is amazing. Don't miss it!

Thank Vania M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Pont Neuf (New Bridge), aka Pont de Pierre and Grand Pont, isn't very "Neuf" as it was completed in 1632 and inaugurated in 1659. It is not symmetrical; the longest arch is the third from the right-hand bank and the openings through the piers were originally supposed to represent the face and mane of a lion. It is 220m... More 

Thank Rod G
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Pont Neuf was built in the 16th century, and as you cross it you get an excellent view of Toulouse and of the river. Well worth strolling over.

Thank operalover939
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I run around 10:00 around the Pont Neuf. The weather is so nice. Not too hot and not too cold here. Moreover, at the free time, we can bring some sandwich or juice to sit and look at this relaxing city going. You will see local Frenches enjoying the sun. Plus, the lighting in the night is stunning!

Thank Erina S
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The bridge is an essential element to your visit. You need to visit the sight. It is the oldest bridge and when you look at the design you can appreciate the survival characteristics.

Thank petsaloz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Built in the 16th century the 'New Bridge' has some interesting features, including huge sculpted holes in the supporting pillars to allow for water to flow through in the event of exceptional water levels

Thank JMarpleInc

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