Walk the bridge of Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III In Paris

Visit Pont Alexandre III, the picturesque landscape bridge of Paris
Tourism in Paris

Rated 3.5/5 (based on 10 reviews )

See Map

Quick Information

Best time to visit
Jun - Oct
Ideal Duration
4-5 Days
Visa
On Arrival
Starting from
Rs. 23,999
  • Historical Sites
  • Sightseeing
  • Adventure

Pont Alexandre III Bridge, Paris (France)

The Pont Alexandre III in Paris is considered as the most extravagant, grandiose, ornate bridge in Paris, built over the Seine River. It is not only one of the famous tourist attractions in Paris but also one of the most charming river-crossing bridges in the world. Also classified as a French Monument Historique, the flamboyant deck arch bridge connects the Champs-Élysées with both the tomb of Napoleon at Invalides and the Eiffel Tower, present on the other side of the river.

History of Pont Alexandre III

The Pont Alexandre III Bridge is named after Tsar Alexander III, the concluder of the Franco-Russian Alliance in the year 1892. Designed by Joseph Cassien-Bernard (fr) and Gaston Cousin, the bridge was built by the engineers Jean Résal and Amédée d'Alby (fr). While the foundation stone of the bridge was laid in October 1896 by his son Nicholas II, the construction of the bridge took place between the years 1896 and 1900. It was inaugurated along with neighbors, the Grand Palais and Petit Palais at the Exposition Universelle, a World exhibition held in 1900.

Architecture of Pont Alexandre III

The bridge is an architectural gem from the 19th century. It comprises of a 6 metre (20 feet) high single steel arch, which boasts of the blend of Beaux-Arts and Nouveau-Arts style, bringing alive the essence of that era. The bridge is decorated by animated Nouveau-Art lamps, fames, nymphs, cherubs, lions and winged Pegasus horses at either end of the bridge. On each of its base, sits an allegorical sculpture that represents France in different eras.

The Gilt-bronze Fames of Pont Alexandre III

There are four fames aka gilt-bronze statues, two at each edge, which offer stabilizing counterweight to the bridge arc. While the fames on the Right Bank are Renommée des Sciences and the Renommée des Arts, those on the Left Bank comprise of Renommée du Commerce and Renommée de l'Industrie. They are supported by masonry socles 17 metres (56 feet) in height and bring the winged horse Pegasus to heel.

Nymphs Reliefs of Pont Alexandre III

There are Nymph reliefs, present at the centres of the arches over the river, which form the memorials to the famous Franco-Russian Alliance. While the Nymphs of the Seine has a relief depicting the arms of France, the Nymphs of the Neva depicts the arms of Imperial Russia. Both the Nymphs are facing each other.

While reflecting the style of the Grand Palais, the bridge was smartly designed in a way that it doesn’t block the view of both Invalides and Champs-Élysées

The movie connection of Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III has been the favourite location of filmmakers and cinematographers as scenes of many films as well as music videos have been shoot on the bridge.

A Romantic Spot and Wedding Photography

Bringing alive the exuberant era of the 19th century, Pont Alexandre III serves one of the bustling romantic spots. The bridge is also famous for Wedding photo shoots.

Popular Packages

Unlimited Choices. Trusted Agents. Best Prices. Happy Memories.

View All
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    3 Days & 2 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹25,200/-

    ₹28,000/-10% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    3 Days & 2 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹25,200/-

    ₹28,000/-10% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    3 Days & 2 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹25,200/-

    ₹27,391/-8% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingCruiseTransfers
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    4 Days & 3 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹39,900/-

    ₹43,846/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    4 Days & 3 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹39,900/-

    ₹44,333/-10% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    4 Days & 3 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹41,999/-

    ₹46,153/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    • Amsterdam
    6 Days & 5 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹54,600/-

    ₹60,000/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    3 Days & 2 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹63,000/-

    ₹67,021/-6% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    • Amsterdam
    • Brussels
    7 Days & 6 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹64,166/-

    ₹71,295/-10% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingCruiseTransfers
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    • Amsterdam
    • Brussels
    7 Days & 6 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹64,166/-

    ₹71,295/-10% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingCruiseTransfers
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    • Brussels
    • Amsterdam
    8 Days & 7 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹68,249/-

    ₹77,556/-12% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingCruiseTransfers
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    4 Days & 3 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹73,500/-

    ₹80,769/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    4 Days & 3 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹73,500/-

    ₹80,769/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    • Brussels
    • Amsterdam
    8 Days & 7 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹73,500/-

    ₹80,769/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingWater Bottle on ArrivalDisneylandCruiseTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Rome
    • Florence
    • Paris
    7 Days & 6 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹73,936/-

    ₹80,097/-8% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingDisneylandTransfers
  • Cities:

    • Rome
    • Venice
    • Paris
    7 Days & 6 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹73,936/-

    ₹80,097/-8% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingDisneylandTransfers
  • Cities:

    • Limburgerhof
    • Engelberg
    • Geneva
    • Paris
    7 Days & 6 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹74,523/-

    ₹84,685/-12% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingAirport Pickup-Drop
  • Cities:

    • Istanbul
    • Cappadocia
    6 Days & 5 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹75,000/-

    ₹80,645/-7% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 4 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Rome
    • Venice
    • Paris
    7 Days & 6 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹75,783/-

    ₹83,278/-9% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingTransfersStay Included
  • Cities:

    • Paris
    • Barcelona
    • Madrid
    8 Days & 7 Nights

    Starting from:

    ₹75,831/-

    ₹84,257/-10% OffExact prices may vary based on availability.

    Upto 3 StarsFlightsMealsSightseeingDisneylandGST/VAT/ Service ChargesTransfers

Places To Visit In Paris

Let the experts guide you to the best of this mesmerizing destination

View All
  • Pont Alexandre III in Paris

    The Pont Alexandre III in Paris is considered as the most extravagant, grandiose, ornate bridge in Paris, built over the Seine River. It is not only one of the famous tourist attractions in Paris but also one of the most charming river-crossing bridges in the world. Also classified as a French Monument Historique, the flamb...

    • Sightseeing
    • Culture
    Read More
  • Sacre-Coeur in Paris

    Sacre Coeur in Paris is a famous landmark, situated at the pinnacle of the famous butte Montmartre, which is the highest point after the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It is a mini Roman Catholic Church also famous by names like Sacre Coeur Basilica or the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris. It is dedicated to both the sacred he...

    • Sightseeing
    • Churches
    • Historical Sites
    Read More
  • Saint-Chapelle in Paris

    The Sainte Chapelle is a royal holy chapel in the Gothic Rayonnant style located in the heart of Paris on theÎle de laCité, within the medieval Palais de la Cité, which was the residence of the Kings of France until the 14th century. Today, the Sainte Chapelle in Paris is a popular venue for classical music events featuring...

    • Sightseeing
    • Historical Sites
    Read More
  • Montmartre in Paris

    The Montmartre is a large hill located in Paris, in the 18th arrondissement. People think of it as a unique, quaint little village, located right within the city limits. Montmartre Hill in Paris is a great place to get some beautiful vantage views points of the entire city. It is bordered by the rue Caulaincourt and rue Cus...

    • Sightseeing
    • Historical Sites
    Read More
  • Palais Garnier in Paris

    Also referred to as the Paris Opera as well as the Salle des Capucines, the Palais Garnier opera house that can seat 1,979 people at one go. Famed to be one of the most popular opera houses of the world, the Palais Garnier in Paris is a popular tourist attraction even for those who do not like operatic music. The entire str...

    • Sightseeing
    • Music Concert
    Read More

Things To Do In Paris

Your list of the best things to do, compiled on the basis of actual traveler experiences

View All
  • Walk Across the Covered Passages of Paris

    In the 19th and 18th century, Paris in the areas which are around Grands Boulevards were built with glass roofed shopping galleries which are known as the covered passages of Paris. They are the forerunners to the concept of malls today which provided a shopping experience in the shelter from rain. Dine, shop and also spend...

    • Sightseeing
    • Historical Sites
    Read More
  • Shopping in the Flea Markets of Paris

    Shopping at the flea markets in Paris can be fun and exciting as one can get so many voguish products at affordable prices. Being the fashion capital of the world, the designer boutiques, branded shops, and malls are equipped with trendy and fashionable items. However, not everyone can afford to buy these high-end designer ...

    • Sightseeing
    • Shopping
    Read More
  • Boating in Paris

    Boating in Paris is the romantic way of touring the city and it is one such activity that one must get engaged in when visiting the city. When one floats along the Seine River, beautiful monuments can be viewed like Eiffel tower. There are many companies that provide boating services for travelers to enjoy the beauty of the...

    • Adventure
    • Sightseeing
    • Nature
    Read More
  • Shopping in Paris

    Shopping is one of the most exciting activities to keep visitors engaged in the streets of Paris, and it is the best way to imbibe the taste of the Parisian culture. There are so many places for shopping in Paris where tourists can buy a range of things of their choice. Some of the best things to buy from Paris are beret,...

    • Adventure
    • Sightseeing
    • Shopping
    Read More
  • Take a Stroll in the Royal Gardens in Paris

    The Royal gardens and the long arcades of Palais Royal are a great place one can choose to stroll through. This place has witnessed the important moments of French history. It was built by Cardinal Richelieu along with the lavish palace. It was given to the Duke Louis Philippe dOrleans by the end of 18th century.

    The Roya...

    • Sightseeing
    • Nature
    Read More

How to Reach Pont Alexandre III

Read about the best & quickest routes to save time & money, as suggested by our travelers

Our experts would love to create a package just for you!

Fill in your requirements here >

Your Preferences

Where do you want to go?

<>
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

2020

    Fastest Growing Holiday Marketplace

    650+

    Verified Agents

    22 Lac+

    Happy Travellers

    65+

    Destinations

    Easy, Secure & Reliable

    Traveltriangle

    Verified

    Stringent

    Quality Control

    24/7

    Support

    Want best packages handpicked just for you?

    Fill the form and get a callback from our holiday experts

    FAQ's of Paris

    Read on to find out why our customers love us!

    It is a deck arch bridge that is located alongside the River Seine in Paris.

    There are no tickets required for visiting the Pont Alexandre III.

    It is located alongside the River Seine.

    How It Works

    1

    Personalise This Package

    Make changes as per your travel plan & submit the request.

    2

    Get Multiple Quotes

    Connect with top 3 agents, compare quotes & customize further.

    3

    Book The Best Deal

    Pay in easy installments & get ready to enjoy your holiday.