Couples from around the world come to Paris for romantic getaways.

locks-love-a-romantic-tradition-thats-taking-ukWhile they’re there, they usually take part in a long standing tradition of attaching a padlock to the Pont de l’Archeveche as a symbol of their everlasting love.
Love locks originated from Serbia during World War II when couples from the town of Vrnjacka Banja symbolically sealed their love before the men went off to fight. Love locks are now appearing all across the world, especially in the UK where they have been appearing on the Millennium Bridge.

Opinions on the love locks are split, with some people thinking it’s romantic and others thinking it’s vandalism.

Would you take part in this romantic tradition? Or do you think it’s completely pointless?

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